The Battle of the Châteauguay Historic Site commemorates the victory of Canadian troops over the invading American army on October 26th, 1813. Visit the interpretation centre to discover how 300 Canadian fighters managed to defeat 3,700 Americans, an unrecognized episode in our history that recalls the importance of these militiamen who became heroes.
This indoor lookout provides an exceptional view of the battlefield! Using an interactive scale model, the interpreters enhance this panoramic tour by revealing the key strategies used during the confrontation on October 26, 1813.
La Mauricie National Park
With its 536 km2 area, La Mauricie National Park is the ideal place for an outdoor escape. Hills, forests and streams are accessible any season of the year.
Fort Chambly National Historic Site
Roughly 30 kilometres southeast of Montreal, Fort Chambly rises proudly at the foot of the Richelieu River rapids. Built in 1711 to defend the colony, this stone fortification was preceded by three wooden forts.
Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site
The Coteau-du-Lac site is a natural stop for history lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. As the first fortified lock structure in North America, the canal is the direct ancestor of the St. Lawrence Seaway.
The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site
Strategically located on the fur trade route, this storage building recounts the lives of the voyageurs. Stop in at this enchanting waterfront setting in Lachine and discover the inner workings of the trade that helped shape Canada.
Lachine Canal National Historic Site
A veritable open-air museum, the Lachine Canal recounts the beginnings of industrialization in Montreal. Explore the ingenuity of this 1825 structure. Follow its urban course, sail through the locks by boat, and enjoy an oasis in the city.
Hours of operation
June 24 to September 4
Wednesday to Sunday and holidays, from 10 am to 5 pm*
September 5 to October 9
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, from 10 am to 5 pm*
*By reserving, group visits are possible during the week
Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list
Telephone: (off-season): 819-423-6965