Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site
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Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site 

100, rue de la Marina
Berthier-sur-Mer (Qc), Canada
G0R 1E0
Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site
Located in the middle of the St. Lawrence River, Grosse Île was a quarantine station for the Port of Québec from 1832 to 1937. At the time, the island was the main point of entry for immigrants coming to Canada. You will be moved by the story of Grosse Île, a witness to both human tragedy and exceptional dedication. Relive the troubling experience of immigrants who set sail in hopes of a better future, and of those who cared for them upon arrival.

100, rue de la Marina
Berthier-sur-Mer (Qc), Canada
G0R 1E0

 
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Getting There
The site is located in the Île aux Grues archipelago, 48 km east of the city of Québec.
Private ferry companies provide transport to Grosse Île for a fee. Ferries depart from the south shore of Québec (Berthier-sur-Mer).
Boat services are offered from early May to mid-October.