Cartier-Brébeuf National Historic Site

Quebec City, Canada

Cartier-Brébeuf National Historic Site commemorates the second voyage of Jacques Cartier; more precisely in 1535-1536 when he and his shipmates wintered near the Iroquoian village of Stadacona (Quebec City). It also recalls the establishment of the first residence of the Jesuit missionaries in Quebec, in 1625-1626.

Moreover, by the end of the 17th century up to the opening of the national historic site in 1972, it hosted numerous hand-crafted and industrial activities such as a tannery, a pottery, a brickyard, a shipyard, a sawmill, a junkyard and a snow-dumping lot.

Today, the site offers a museum exhibition, animations for elementary and high school groups, thematic events, and a natural habitat in an inner-city park. A cycleway and the linear park of Saint-Charles river also cross the park’s ground.

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Félix Jouanneau (11 months ago)
Great park to drink beer, you almost never see any cops
Paul Jacobs (11 months ago)
Interesting layout complete with Interpretive Centre. Adds another layer of detail to the history of the area.
Benjamin Forbes (2 years ago)
Its a nice calm place. Lot of space to settle down for relaxing or a picnic
Benjamin Forbes (2 years ago)
Its a nice calm place. Lot of space to settle down for relaxing or a picnic
Felix Thompson (2 years ago)
This is a very nice park with place for bikes to ride. Sit and talk with beautiful nature ☺️
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