Société des musées du Québec

Lévis Forts National Historic Site

Open on season

Kéroul accessibility rating

Accessibility rating : Partial access.

Presentation

Built between 1865 and 1872, the Lévis Forts were designed to protect Quebec City against an American invasion. As an integral part of the defence complex of Québec, it bears witness to the evolution in fortification techniques and marks the transition from classical to modern military art, from the concept of the continuous rampart to the detached fort. 

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Museum experiences

  • Stroll through dark, vaulted tunnels, discovering underground firing ranges, a powder magazine and casemates. Learn about the history of the fort and military strategies. And on a clear day, enjoy the superb panorama. During their visit, children can dress up as soldiers.