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Plains of Abraham

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
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Address: 835, Wilfrid-Laurier, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 2L3, Canada
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+1 418-649-6157
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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This grassy field was the site of a famous battle between the French and...

This grassy field was the site of a famous battle between the French and the English in 1759.

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Become a British Soldier

So much fun with 22 teenagers!! They enter Ed the plains unsure of what to expect. One, the plains in the selves are Gorgeous. Two,booking a reenactment with the kids, priceless... read more

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Bangor, Maine
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Bangor, Maine
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So much fun with 22 teenagers!! They enter Ed the plains unsure of what to expect. One, the plains in the selves are Gorgeous. Two,booking a reenactment with the kids, priceless. They never expected to be British soldiers. Highly recommend.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We learned a lot about Quebec history while we strolled this lovely, historic park and gardens. Certainly a wonderful way to send a few hours on a nice weather day in Quebec

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Such an important location for bayonet interested in history, especially of Canada and North America. Not as I expected from my solo history classes, but a beautiful place to spent a short time. Try reading about the battle before visiting.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great open space just a stone's throw from old Quebec. We took a brisk walk along the Promenade des Gouverneurs along the St Lawrence Seaway from below the Fairmont Chateau hotel. Within the park lies the Musée des Plaines d'Abraham, a small museum focussed on the 7 year war between France and Britain for occupation of Quebec.... More 

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WESTPORT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

To walk through this historic landmark is to take a step back in time. The Citadel and the fortifications leading to the boardwalk that provides a great view of the St Lawrence river. To think that history was created on the site that shaped our future is engaging . I highly recommend this area now and especially during concert season

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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a wonderful green spot to spend a sunny afternoon. Reminded us of Central Park in NYC, only more open. Walk, run, sit on a bench and read a book, find a table and have a picnic. You can enter at any point, or if it's too much to walk, drive around and find a smaller section to explore. Spend... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had parked nearby and enjoyed a walk around the park. It was Victoria Day so I expected it to be very busy -but maybe the dull weather kept the crowds down. As well as the museum, there is plenty of walking, fantastic views over the St Lawrence River, the Joan of Arc Garden and a few cannons and historical... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly this park has a great deal of historic signficance, but it's also great for getting in a run. Coming from just inside the city gate and running to the end of the park along the river and back amounts to a little under three miles. A good deal of the park is practice fields for rugby and soccer/football, and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walking is excellent, especially if you enjoy grass and hills. You can just start walking in any direction, on or off trail. There are a few historical markers. The nearby museum is a good deal at $10, with reproduction uniforms, dioramas, maps, and a movie depicting the military activity in the mid-1700s. The museum contains many artifacts from the... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful green area .It is a large space providing recreation for joggers,kite flyers,picnics,etc.Lot of history associated with it.

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