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.

A group of high school-age students look at a historical map at the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux national historic site.

School programs

Participate in the educational activities of this national historic site, fun and learning guaranteed!

 A Parks Canada guide in front of a painting at the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteauxs National Historic Site gives explanations to visitors.

Guided tour

Accompanied by a guide, explore the archeological remains and discover this place where important decisions once marked North America.

 A visitor listening to an audio guide while looking at a giant map.

Self-guided tour

Live an audio experience that will immerse you in the very heart of the history of Château Saint-Louis and the characters who gravitate there.

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.

How to get here

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

2024 Season :  May 18 to October 14.

Complete schedule


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