Discover the remains of a fort and a reconstructed blockhouse
New: Inaugauration of the archaeological vestiges trail Saturday, August 17 and Sunday August 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Come discover our archaeological trail in company of our passionate guides and explore the ruins of Fort de Coteau-du-Lac. Thus, learn about the life of a military garrison while having the opportunity to take magnificent pictures of a millennia years old site located on the shores of the Saint-Lawrence.
Thanks to our drawers of history travel across the centuries and discover artifacts that were discovered on the site of Coteau-du-Lac! You will learn more about the different groups that lived this point that served as a mandatory stop to avoid the terrible rapids of Coteau-du-lac.
You feel like an archaeologist? Learn the basics of the trade with the help of our playful trays where you will be able to use the trowel and the little broom! This way you will discover unique artefacts in Coteau-du-Lac! Young and old ones, pleasure is guaranteed.
A surprise awaits you! Don’t go empty handed! Apprentice archaeologist, you are not yet allowed to proceed on official digs, but you can practice your talents of clay making and go back with a reproduction of an artifact found in Coteau-du-Lac by our own archaeologists!
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Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site 308 A chemin du Fleuve, Coteau-du-Lac