Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site

Hidden under the Dufferin Terrace, the remains of Château Saint-Louis reveal the seat of power of French and British governors from 1620 to 1834. Immerse yourself in more than 200 years of history of diplomatic relations and alliances, including those with the Nation Huron-Wendat.

Shows virtual Parks Canada workshops with the networked school.

Free online workshops for teachers

Parks Canada in partnership with École en Réseau present free online workshops.

Visit Saint-Louis Forts et Châteaux

Activities and experiences

Things to do, guided tours, self-guided tour, archeological collection, school programs and much more.

Plan your visit

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


Gift shop.


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

Safety and guidelines

Safety and guidelines.

About Saint-Louis Forts et Châteaux

Culture and history

History, architecture, archeology, photos and videos.

Stewardship and management

Film and photography permits, management statement, public consultations and management plans.

Contact us

Saint-Louis Forts et Châteaux National Historic Site

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

For emergencies within the historic site:

Hours of operation

2023 Season :  May 20 to October 9 2023

Complete schedule


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