Activities and experiences

Obadjiwan–Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site

The Obadjiwan-Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site, a former trading post, features several historical characters: the Algonquins who brought in the furs, the voyageurs in moccasins and red tuques in bark canoes, and more. Learn about their daily lives!

A scenography of a carpenter of the time using a wood plane that can be seen at the Obadjiwan-Fort-Témiscamingue National Historic Site.

Scenic path

Stroll through the 14 outdoor stations, which feature life-like scenes of characters such as a carpenter in action or a blacksmith carving tools.

A couple of visitors are observing the Obadjiwan exhibition at the Obadjiwan-Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site.

Exposed memory

Come and see the Obadjiwan exhibition which recounts the fort's history and step out onto the terrace to contemplate The Memory of Time work created by two talented artists.

Photo of Karl Chevrier, First Nations craftsman, in a workshop at Obadjiwan–Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site.

Meet Karl Chevrier

Come and meet accomplished craftsman Karl Chevrier, who will share his expertise in making traditional birchbark canoes.

Memorable experiences


Discover the activities and events coming up this season.

Tours and programs

Participate in self-guided or guided tours, craft workshops, Xplorers program activities, and more.


Discover the historical and cultural exhibitions currently featured.

Red chairs

Look out for the red chairs for a front-row seat to spectacular views.

Group activities

Plan a group tour of Obadjiwan–Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site. Reservations required.

School programs

Introduce your students to history: Learning activities, online workshops, guided tours, and more.

Visiting with young children? Explore with Club Parka!

The Club Parka booklet invites kids to explore, learn and have fun! Once activities are completed, they'll receive a reward! The booklets are available on site.

Learn more about Parka and download other activities!
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