The Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site
commemorates the defence system developed between 1608 and 1871 in Québec City, Canada's main stronghold during the colonial period. This site invites you to discover the rich military history of Québec, which is the only remaining fortified city north of Mexico, a distinction that has led to its status as a UNESCO World Heritage City.
A visit to the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site
offers a wide variety of leisurely historic opportunities. Whether exploring as a family, taking part in a game of solving puzzles and facing challenges by unearthing the past, or enjoying a simple guided tour, it's an intriguing place to time travel. Will you be the lucky one selected to fire an historic musket?