The Plains of Abraham: a beautiful park and much more

The Plains of Abraham: a beautiful park and much more

Attractions to discover, June 13, 2022 2022-06-13
Plaines d'Abraham, CCBN
Plains of Abraham, NBC

For many who know the place, the Plains of Abraham is a city park offering a green oasis in the heart of Québec City. For others, it is a gathering place where they can take part in major events and festivities. But beyond its natural and festive character, the Plains of Abraham were the scene of several battles and historical events that make it a place of memory that is a must-see for anyone visiting Québec City. Here are a few suggestions of activities to fill up on history on the Plains of Abraham this summer.

Discover a new side of the Plains with family

There is no shortage of fun to be had on the Plains of Abraham, no matter your age. Pick up a mystery map and go on an adventure with your family with The Landscape Architect and the Hidden Treasure, a treasure hunt that promises riddles, discoveries and a host of surprises! Or you could test your team spirit in an outdoor escape game designed to teach players about the rich past of this legendary place.

Make a date with history at the museum

To dive deeper into your history lesson, head over to the Plains of Abraham Museum! Interactive exhibits include Battles 1759-1760, which lets you relive events such as the siege of Québec City; Identities, which brings together artifacts from the park's archaeological sites; and Attention!, which invites you to Martello Tower 1 to learn about its history in real time using a tablet. For a humorous visit in the company of a guide, climb aboard Abraham’s Bus and explore the most interesting places on the Plains.

Back into the past through art

A brand new exhibition merging art and history will also be on display at the Plains of Abraham Museum as of June 16, 2022. The Aeria exhibition invites you to immerse yourself in the universe of eight remarkable people closely associated with the Plains. Make your way through the evocative itinerary that integrates fragmented suspended sculptures and captivating multimedia content. A perfect activity to dive into the rich history of the Plains of Abraham!

Plaines d'Abraham, CCBN
Plains of Abraham, NBCC

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