Guided Tours

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

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Lieu historique national de la Grosse-Île-et-le-Mémorial-des-Irlandais
Grosse-Île - Station quarantaine
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  • 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.

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).

Visit duration : 2.30 h

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

Certifications et distinctions

  • The Navigator's Trail
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2004
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2010
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2016

Schedule and prices


June 24 to September 6, 2021 - Every day

September 8 to October 11, 2021 - Wednesday to Sunday


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.

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