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:
Temporarily closed

Good to Know:
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. everyday from early June to mid-October. Booking is mandatory for groups.

Access for Mobility Impaired People:
Partial

Parking:
Free Outdoor on Site

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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 hand-made and industrial 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, audioguided tours, the interpretation centre, the Forest or rails. We also have a digital exhibit and the tugboat R.F. Grant.

  • 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 shop featuring a collection of original tools, the Forest of rails and an interpretation centre. Well worth the visit!