Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site

Historical Sites

Grosse-Île
Isle-aux-Grues Archipelago
QC, G0R 1E0

Walk in the footsteps of the tens of thousands immigrants who reached the quarantine island between 1832 and 1937 in hopes for a better future. Former Canada important gateway, Grosse Île is located in an enchanting site in the heart of St. Lawrence River. Dive into the lives of villagers and immigrants and encounter moving stories and evocative landscapes. Let Parks Canada guides share their passion with you. Transportation: by boat from Berthier-sur-Mer (35 minutes from Québec City) and by plane from Montmagny (45 minutes from Québec City)

Schedule:
All Days: 8am - 6pm

Parking:
Free Outdoor on Site, Outdoor on site for a fee

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Grosse-Île
Isle-aux-Grues Archipelago, QC,
G0R 1E0
Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site
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