Huron Traditional Site Onhoüa Chetek8e

A figure in period costume will be your guide as you immerse yourself in Huron-Wendat culture. While exploring a reconstituted village, you can learn about an age-old lifestyle. Visit a giant teepee, a longhouse, and smoking and drying huts. Listen to a storyteller recount fascinating tales and legends. Expert craftspeople will show you how snowshoes and canoes, both traditional means of transportation, are made. You can also participate in different workshops, those sre popular with children. For a complete sensory experience, sample traditional Wendat cuisine at the onsite restaurant.

Activities

  • Aboriginal Tourism

    People have always been fascinated by Aboriginal culture. Our site, created thirty years ago, makes us a tourism pioneer in Wendake! Here is the…

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  • Interpretation Centres

    Kwe! Learn about the history of the Huron-Wendat from past to present. Guided tours, canoe rides, tales & legends, Aboriginal performances,…

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Schedule:
All Days: 10am - 4pm

Good to Know:
Closed December 24, 25, 26, 31 and January 1st and 2nd.

Access for Mobility Impaired People:
Partial

Parking:
Free Outdoor on Site

575, rue Chef Stanislas-Koska
Wendake, QC,
G0A 4V0
Huron Traditional Site Onhoüa Chetek8e

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