Guided Tours

Lieu historique national de la Grosse-Île-et-le-Mémorial-des-Irlandais

Saint-Antoine-de-l'Isle-aux-Grues • Montmagny and the islands
important Covid-19, we are open for the 2020 season
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Grosse-Île - Station quarantaine
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A true piece of Canadian history

A true piece of Canadian history that is rarely mentioned. [...] It was a gray and rainy day that really set the mood as we were greeted by staff of the island. Amazing.

Russ Logan, Facebook

Lieu historique national de la Grosse-Île-et-le-Mémorial-des-Irlandais

In a few words

Follow the interpretive trail that retraces the rich history of this former quarantine station.

At every discovery station, located across the island, let our Parks Canada guides share with you fascinating facts and stories about the lives of the residents and immigrants who lived on the island and the scientific and medical advances of the time.

The adventure begins in Berthier-sur-Mer (35 minutes from Québec City) where the ferry departs for Grosse Île. Air transportation is also available from Montmagny (45 minutes from Québec City).

Schedule

July 1 to August 30, 2020 - Every day

September 10 to September 27, 2020 - Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday

Other Information

Prices

Parks Canada admission fees (taxes included)
Adult: $17.90
Senior: $15,20
Youth (age 17 and under): Free

Fees apply for transportation to the island. Contact us for details.

Our crushes

  • Interpretive Trail

    Discover the island with a guide at every station!

  • Celtic cross and memorial

    Take a moment to honour the fallen immigrants.

  • Red room of the Lazaretto

    Better understand the treatment of smallpox.

This place also offers : Museum and Interpretation center

For
Real!

“ National historic sites allow us to learn more about Canadian history in a variety of settings. There are more than 970 national historic sites; of these 171 are administered by Parks Canada. ”

Parcs Canada /Parks Canada, Lieu historique national de la Grosse-Île-et-le-Mémorial-des-Irlandais

Location

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While we're at it

Recommended by Parcs Canada /Parks Canada from Lieu historique national de la Grosse-Île-et-le-Mémorial-des-Irlandais