Fodor's Expert Review Musée du Fort

Upper Town Museum/Gallery

A 30-minute sound-and-light show reenacts the area's important battles, including the Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the 1775 attack by American generals Arnold and Montgomery. The museum's permanent expositions feature a history on soldiers' weaponry, uniforms, and military insignia; a glossary of lesser-known New France facts; and a diorama on the background of the show and building. A 400-square-foot replica of the city—complete with ships, cannons, and soldiers lined up for battle—is the highlight of the museum and helps guests visualize the area's strategic importance.

Museum/Gallery

Quick Facts

10 rue Ste-Anne
Québec City, Québec  G1R 4S7, Canada

418-692–2175

www.museedufort.com

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: C$8, Feb., Mar., and Nov., Thurs.–Sun. 11–4; Apr.–Oct., daily 10–5; Dec. 26–Jan. 2, daily 11–4., C$9, Closed Jan. 8–24

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