Parc maritime de Saint-Laurent

120, chemin de la Chalouperie
Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans
QC, G0A 3Z0

Located on the Isle of Orléans, this maritime park tells about the fascinating history of wooden ship building.

Only a few minutes' drive from Québec City, there is a historical site in the countryside about 19th-century sloop makers. Weigh anchor at this maritime park to learn more about the former shipyard located here. Different interactive workshops for you to try. A permanent exhibit comprises an impressive collection of tools and showcases the history of the island's insular residents. Take a guided or self-guided audio tour of the site. See a virtual recreation of a shipyard in 1960 and listen to the informative capsules and accounts of sloop craftsmen. Demonstrate your ability to tie nautical knots or test your potential to be a sloop maker. The perfect spot for a picnic on the bank of the St. Lawrence.

Activities
  • Interpretation Centres

    This maritime park, located amid breathtaking scenery, affords a stunning view of the St. Lawrence River and South Shore. It tells about the island's…

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  • Historical Sites

    As a museum institution certified by the Québec Ministry of Culture and Communications, this maritime park showcases the history of wooden naval…

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Schedule:
All Days: 10am - 5pm

Access for Mobility Impaired People:
Partial

Parking:
Outdoor on site for a fee

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120, chemin de la Chalouperie
Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, QC,
G0A 3Z0
Parc maritime de Saint-Laurent
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  • Interpretation Centres

    This maritime park, located amid breathtaking scenery, affords a stunning view of the St. Lawrence River and South Shore. It tells about the island's history of shipbuilding in the era of wooden boats. Individual visitors, families and groups are invited to drop anchor at the Isle of Orléans! Must-sees: guided tours, the interpretation centre, the family area, a rich and diversified cultural and educational program, and the second edition of the rowboat festival to be held from July 3 to 5, 2020.

  • Historical Sites

    As a museum institution certified by the Québec Ministry of Culture and Communications, this maritime park showcases the history of wooden naval construction on the Isle of Orléans. A designated historical site about a rowboat maker featuring a collection of original tools and an interpretation centre. Well worth the visit!