Au 1884

1, rue des Carrières (derrière)
Dufferin Terrace
Québec
QC, G1R 4P5

Built in 1884, this slide is possibly the oldest attraction in the city—racing down a slope at crazy speeds did not go out of fashion in the 19th century!

For more than 135 years, the wooden slide on the Dufferin Terrace has echoed with joyous shrieks! So grab a toboggan, make sure your toque is on nice and tight, and zoom down the run at speeds of up to 70 km/h (43.5 miles/h)!

You can share the thrill as a family with a four-seater, or race against a buddy in the side-by-side runs. If you want a break during your sledding fun, you can have a snack, warm beverage or bowl of steaming soup at the heated Kiosk next to the Château Frontenac.

The slide runs are open from mid-December to mid-March, though the Kiosk is open year-round. In the summer, you can get a sandwich or ice cream cone to savour as you admire the view of the St. Lawrence River stretched out below.

Activities

  • Sliding

    The traditional toboggan run is one of the very oldest attractions in town. Zooming down at speeds of up to 70 km/h is quite a rush! The three icy…

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  • Restaurants

    Located in the historic Princess Louise kiosk on the Dufferin Terrace, Au 1884 offers top quality foods produced in Québec. The menu includes a nice…

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Schedule:
Monday: 10am - 5pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 5pm
Friday: 10am - 9pm
Saturday: 10am - 9pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm

Good to Know:
The opening hours may vary according to the season or weather.

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1, rue des Carrières (derrière)
Dufferin Terrace
Québec, QC,
G1R 4P5
Au 1884

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  • Sliding

    The traditional toboggan run is one of the very oldest attractions in town. Zooming down at speeds of up to 70 km/h is quite a rush! The three icy runs are open from mid-December to mid-March, or even longer if weather permits. Up to four passengers per toboggan. So hang on to your hat and away you go!

  • Restaurants

    Located in the historic Princess Louise kiosk on the Dufferin Terrace, Au 1884 offers top quality foods produced in Québec. The menu includes a nice selection of fresh sandwiches, seasonal soups and salads, light snacks, homemade sweets, dainties, Italian gelato and soft ice cream, as well as coffee, cappuccino, latte, espresso and homemade hot chocolate. A wide array of local flavours to try!

    Average Price per Person: Under $25
    Business Type: Kids friendly
    Capacity: 12
    Type of Cuisine by Countries: Québécois (Traditional or Local Produce)
    Type of Cuisine by Specialities: Coffee and Tea, Desserts and Ice Cream, Sandwiches, Soups and Salads