Located 20 minutes from downtown Trois-Rivières, the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site
commemorates the founding of Canada’s first industrial community. The site is vast and a great many archaeological remains stand as a reminder of the birth and development of Canada’s first iron industry.
At the Forges, visitors may enjoy an incredibly broad range of activities: visiting the exhibits or attending a sound and light show at the Grande Maison; discovering the techniques used to produce pig iron in the blast furnace; taking part in a captivating guided tour of the site, where interpretation panels abound; taking advantage of an enlightening school program in accordance with the educational reform program; discovering the devil's fountain; taking a walk along the Saint-Maurice River; or enjoying a picnic in the wide open green area.
The Forges du Saint-Maurice has so much to offer. Why don't you come and see for yourself?