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Forges du Saint-Maurice

10 000, boulevard des Forges, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec G9C 1B1, Canada
+1 819-378-5116
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a nice place to stop

You can have a pick nik there it is also very interessting to see how in old days they live there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GinDub
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Quebec City, Canada
just amazing

This site is a unknow place, but it is a marvellous site to pass many hours to discover origin and... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
yvonh2016
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Historic village where visitors learn about the workings of the iron and steel industry that was founded in 1730.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“parks canada” (3 reviews)
“cast iron” (2 reviews)
“pig iron” (2 reviews)
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10 000, boulevard des Forges, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec G9C 1B1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can have a pick nik there it is also very interessting to see how in old days they live there the interpretation place is well made i really enjoy it there and the people are nice and it is free

Thank GinDub
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This site is a unknow place, but it is a marvellous site to pass many hours to discover origin and have fun by the same time you study.You will see the foundation of old construction and discover the water boiled on the river......natural gaz!!!!

Thank yvonh2016
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have the great pleasure of living just a few miles from the site. And have been near for 38 years. And I have visited it more than once, having 3 children, the place is the perfect place to fly a kite or for a...More

Thank northernbirdie2013
Reviewed 5 September 2016

In the early 1700 s in New France, here outside Trois Rivières, along the St Maurice River, the first industrial site in Canada was founded. Locally surfaced mined bog iron ore, limestone and charcoal were transformed, first into pig iron before being turned into cannon...More

1  Thank skibumal
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Yet another great site run by Parks Canada. Very informative museum that is well worth the visit. Would highly recomend

Thank rodax
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We decided to come here because it was free with our National Parks Pass. There tons of exhibits to see in two buildings and you can walk around the property to see other blast furnaces. It is bilingual and the staff are very helpful. They...More

1  Thank nurse32
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We went to les Forges du Saint-Maurice 45 minutes before closing time. This is a Canadian historical site. The good: Customer service out of this world. Clerk can switch between french and english easily. Documentation available. Parking area available and free. Very nice historical sites....More

1  Thank Francis T
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a little bit out of town but a very nice venue. They have a short movie which is very interesting.

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is a part of the Canadian Park system so very reasonable price. There is a very well done movie with an interactive display that you should see first before you tour the buildings and grounds. Wonderful explanation of life in this part of Quebec...More

Thank jephm
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This place is a little gem hidden just north of the St. Lawrence, along the Maurice River in Trois Rivieres. The 150 year history of cast and pig iron manufacturing is well depicted in this recreated setting. Plan on about 2 hours, in the administration...More

1  Thank dcr1837
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