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Artillery Park National Historic Site

Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
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Address: 2 rue d'Auteuil, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
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+1 418-648-7016

This former barracks-turned-munitions-factory offers a multimedia look into...

This former barracks-turned-munitions-factory offers a multimedia look into the history of Quebec.

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Very informative and interesting. Worth a visit

The Artillery Park and National Historic Site museum is worth a visit. We supplemented our visit with the engaging audioguide and were fascinated with the tour and museum from the... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
Palo Alto, California
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Beautiful city, friendly people and some really great food. We hired a tour guide to show off the city and he spoke english very well. Loved Montmorency Falls Park

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Palo Alto, California
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

The Artillery Park and National Historic Site museum is worth a visit. We supplemented our visit with the engaging audioguide and were fascinated with the tour and museum from the beginning. This museum gives guests a very interesting and informative history of Quebec City. We started to have a deeper understanding of Quebec City's cultural and military foundations after this... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Was in desperate need of a restroom and relief from the heat, and thought to venture in... to my surprise (I was not into military stuff) I found the displays very interesting! I wandered around the area. Friendly staff (volunteers?) were on hand for questions. Definitely worth a visit.

1 Thank TINA M
Kent, Washington
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A great place to walk through! We found by accident on our way home. Interesting artillery displayed.

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Greer, South Carolina
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

One of the first things we did when we visited Quebec City was to take the guided walking tour led by a Canada Parks Guide. We bought Park passes that allowed us to take the free tour (You are given a sticker to place on your clothing that serves as a pass). While we waited for the next tour, we... More 

2 Thank Teachgz
Goderich, Canada
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our tour here with Thomas! He kept the kids' interest the whole time (my kids are 12, 14, & 16). We learned so much and had fun doing it! Anything that keeps my kids interested in history is a great thing. I would definitely recommend taking the time for this tour. The musket firing outside was... More 

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

The staff at the fortifications at Artillery park bring this site to life and were great with my boys, who spent much more time here than I anticipated. The staff made a huge difference. They were dressed in costume throughout the site and were very informative in a way that made the boys linger rather than race through. They loved... More 

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Be sure and take the tour which is included in the admission price. The young tour guide made it interesting and was well versed in the history of the place. Then visit the museum in the building where the tour began.

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Cupertino, California
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

The barracks have been restored to the early 1800s decor and furniture. Guides in period attire and role playing, describe the life and times of early Quebec.

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Red Deer, Canada
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

My husband had a fantastic visit to this site. We arrived to see a long line up. One of the staff, Antoine, came up to us to check in with us while waiting and he quickly gave us entry after showing our discovery pass. He gave us an informative introduction of the site in a personal way. He checked in... More 

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