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Site Traditionnel Huron, Wendake

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See how the Huron people lived at Site Traditionnel Huron, an authentic re-enactment site of a Native Indian village nestled within a natural forest. Explore authentic wooden dwellings as guides dressed in traditional costume teach you about Huron culture. Sit in a giant tepee while hearing tales of mythical Huron legends, then take part in a traditional native dance. Purify yourself with the local shaman before you paddle through the river in a canoe. Finish the tour at the in-house restaurant, which offers Huron-inspired game- and fish-based meals. A visit to Site Traditionnel Huron represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Wendake tourist route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Took the museum tour and had such a great Day and learned so much about the about the Huron/ Wendat tribe. I was so surprised to see the 3 sisters planting as that is what my Mom taught us when we pla...  more »
  • The Huron Traditional Site, located on the Huron-Wendat reservation, is a unique opportunity to discover the history, the culture and the lifestyle of Hurons of the past and of today. We visited the L...  more »
  • Our English speaking tour guide (Asouane?) was wonderful- very well spoken, and he did a great job customizing the tour for us (2 adults and a ten year old). It was very cold, but we very much enjoyed...  more »
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  • Really interesting place. We weren't able to take a guided tour as there were none being offered in English that day. The fee was the same, which was a bit odd, but we enjoyed our visit none the less, and definitely learned a lot. Our kids really enjoyed the gift shop, and the staff there were very friendly, as was the woman working at the admission counter.
  • Informative and interesting place to visit. Just wish we could have spent longer!
  • Great place great people , must to see when you visit Quebec City
  • Great introduction to tribal experience food good too
  • We had a great time visiting here. Highly recommend the Wendake traditional dances. It begins with a ceremonial Smudge and includes a dance that everyone participates in. I also got to smoke the peace pipe! One of the dancers came and played with our daughter after the performance. It is so nice to see indigenous youth with a positive outlet for practicing their traditions and customs.