Lévis Forts National Historic Site

Walk through the dark vaulted tunnels of Fort No.1 and discover this last British fortification erected on Canadian soil which bears witness to remarkable technological innovations. Costume your children then take advantage, in broad daylight, of the superb panorama with the family for a picnic.

Featured things to do

Two mothers and two children with a Parks Canada guide at Lévis Forts National Historic Site

Fort No.1 visit

Come and explore Fort No.1 with your family, which demonstrates remarkable technological innovations of the 19th century.

A Parks Canada guide explains the instructions for the game to a group of children dressed as British soldiers.

Day camps programs

Day camps program offered at Lévis Forts National Historic Site. Two activites for kids.

View of four exhibition panels in the parade field of Fort No.1 in Lévis.

The Expo at Lévis Forts

Visit Fort No.1 this summer and discover up-and-coming artists in a place where nature and heritage come together.

View of the upper part of the Saint-Jean gate at sunset.

Fortifications of Québec Discovery Passport

Several guided tours, one price! You can enjoy four tours with one coupon.

A father with his two children prepare to enjoy a picnic at Fort No.1.

Parks Canada Perfect Picnic

This summer, enjoy a to-go lunch from a participating restaurant at a site filled with history + get 50% off the entry fee.

 A day camp group sits and answers questions from a Parks Canada guide in a caponier.

School programs

Participate to educational activities at the Lévis Forts National Historic Site adapted to the different elementary and secondary cycles.

Visiting Lévis Forts National Historic Site

Activities and experiences

Things to do, guided tours, costumed family activities, school programs, free events and much more.

Plan your visit

Maps and directions, how to get here, hours of operations, best time to visit. 


Daily visitor fees, program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.

Safety and guidelines

Visitors guidelines. 

About Lévis Forts National Historic Site

Culture and history

History, architecture, photos et vidéos.

Stewardship and management

Film and photography, management plan, management plan consultation report, F.A.Q.

How to get here

Contact us

Lévis Forts National Historic Site

General information :
1 888 773-8888 (toll free)


For emergencies within the historic site:

Hours of operation

2024 Season : From June 22 to October 14.

Complete Schedule


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