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Fort Chambly National Historic Site, Chambly

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#25 of 203 in Museums in Quebec
History Museum Historic Site
Military history buffs will appreciate Fort Chambly National Historic Site, a stronghold built in 1711 to defend the colony. The main elements of the fortification remain intact, allowing for an immersive trip into Quebec's colonial past. A number of signposts offer insight and factual information about the history of the fort and the French infantry posted here. Once you get your fill of garrison life, head to the onsite restaurant to sample the cuisine of New France. If you're feeling frugal, bring plenty of snacks to enjoy on the picnic tables surrounding the fort. Use our Chambly vacation trip planner to arrange your visit to Fort Chambly National Historic Site and other attractions in Chambly.
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  • The last time I visited the fort there were only the four walls standing and archaeological digs were just beginning. People were fishing on top of the walls. Advance 40 years and what a surprise. The...  more »
  • Very good family outing, free admission with the card of the Canada parks, staff very nice and helpful. Our 2 young children are not bored to a second thanks to the treasure hunt organised and offered by the fort. Highly interactive, the large and small is in their interest. Located in a beautiful park with squirrels walk is very nice.
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  • The children loved. They have their own load the cannon and they were very impression when the gun fired. To go where no achalender. Because otherwise a lot not take off due to the too big number of person and lack of staff. And with the past it is free this year it is fabulous
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  • Nice piece of history in a beautiful park. The structure itself I can give it 3 stars but I can't blame people who didn't have the technology for more. Cool thing to see, I recommend it, The surrounding of the fort is excellent.
  • It was a quick but interesting visit, centered about the building of the fort and the historical facts of New France and colonies aeound it
  • Beautiful old fort defending the river against the Americans. The park is nice and there are historical re-enactments in the summer. This is a great place to bike to from Montreal (far) in the summertime.
  • Really nice historical place with a huge parc for everyone to enjoy, lots of event are held here!
  • Very beautiful place for a picnic. The sunset is lovely.

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