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

Saint-Antoine-de-l'Isle-aux-Grues • Montmagny and the islands
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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.

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

In a few words

Located in the middle of the St. Lawrence River, Grosse île was a quarantine station for the port of Québec from 1832 to 1937. Fall under the spell of evocative landscapes, where nature inspires and stories captivate. You won't soon forget your visit. Delve into the lives of habitants, employees and immigrants alike as you tour the village and hospital sector on foot or by tourist trolley. Wander the Mirador Trail to admire the Isle-aux-Grues archipelago or take in the natural treasures that await you at every turn. Retrace the footsteps of the Irish or linger a while at the memorial and commune with these quarantined immigrants of the past. Grosse Île beckons...come be amazed.

Schedule

May 2 to June 17 : Wednesday to Sunday
June 18 to September 3 : Monday to Snday
September 4 to October 8 : Wednesday to Sunday

Packages and duration of stay vary depending on transport services.

Prices

Admission fees Parks Canada
Adult: $17.60
Senior: $14.95
Youth(0-17): Free

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

Our crushes

  • Mirador trail

    There are many species on the island, discover them!

  • Canadian signature experience

    The medical examination with Nurse Sarah Wade

  • Explore the island

    Let a Parks Canada guide told you the history of Grosse Île.

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While we're at it

Recommended by Caroline Gagné, from Lieu historique national du Canada de la Grosse-Île-et-le-Mémorial-des-Irlandais

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