Group activities

Fort Chambly National Historic Site

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History and architecture
The fort and its architecture

Fort Chambly, the stone fort, was erected in 1711 to protect the French colony from possible British invasion. Why is it erected in Chambly? Who are the soldiers who built it? What are the characteristics of this defensive structure? And how were we living inside this fortification?

Discover these different aspects with a guide.

Duration: 45 minutes


In defense of New France
French soldier watching the rapids

For travel Trade

Come and visit an authentic fortification that testifies of the French military occupation in America located at the foot of the rapids of the Richelieu river.

Just like the French soldiers, discover the scale of this natural site which is both strategic and magnificent.

Duration: 60 minutes


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