Visit the oldest military building in Canada, La Citadelle de Quebec, and absorb 300 years of rich history. Take a tour of the citadel to learn about its role in the colonial past. You'll discover the reasons for the structure’s intriguing "star" shape, and delve into a museum filled with uniforms, weapons, and other artifacts. Be sure to keep your eye on the citadel's schedule during the summer months, as the site holds many interesting events, including the opportunity to visit at night. If you enter after dark, you'll come across notable figures from the citadel's past and hear them recount the tales of their times. To visit La Citadelle de Quebec and get the most from your holiday in Quebec City, create itinerary details personal to you using our Quebec City trip planner.
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La Citadelle de Quebec Reviews
This is one place you should definitely not miss if you're visiting Quebec. Try and reach around 10 to see the change of guard ceremony since it's very traditional and one of it's kind of experience..... more »
Toured La Citadelle on 12/23/19 on a guided English speaking tour. Our guide Etienne was awesome. He was hilarious, very knowledgeable and made learning the history of the fort, the area, and some of.... more »
Great museum and 1 hour tour. You have to take a tour, vs walking around on your own because it's still an active military site. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and personable. Wish there was more discussion on the area surrounding the fort before it came to be. Also wish there were a few more buildings we were allowed to go in, but likely cant as they are still in use. Interactive museum was well done.
Definitely a must see in Quebec City! This fort has a very nice view, it's worth the tour fee. Our tour guide was lovely, and it was a nice 1 hour tour of some of the sites and buildings in the citadel. They have a nice small museum, with lots of information and history throughout. It's such a nice walk to this location, and the walk throughout as well. Definitely listen to and understand the history of the citadel and the 22e Regiment, there is some interesting and important things to learn here.
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