Closed to the public for conservation work

Parks Canada gives our past a future

In order to carry out major restoration work on the historic buildings situated on île aux Noix, the fortification of the Fort Lennox National Historic Site is closed to the public for the entire season.
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Discover the Events that Shaped the History
Discover the Events that Shaped the History

Enter the fascinating world of officers, soldiers and their families inside a fort located on an island.

Go on a guided tour of the barrack, the powder magazine, as well as the guardroom and the prison, and discover the events that shaped the history of Île aux Noix. Hop aboard the ferry and sail back in time. A sure favourite!


The gentlemen officers

Unveil How the Daily Life of Officers was at Fort Lennox
Unveil How the Daily Life of Officers was at Fort Lennox

You can’t leave before you see the exhibitions that reveal the island’s past!

Enter the officers’ quarters where you will discover the regiments that stayed at Fort Lennox, as well as the organization and structure of the British army in the Montréal area.

Enjoy the exhibition called The Gentlemen Officers, where the historical objects, period layout and artifacts will unveil how the daily life of officers was at Fort Lennox during the first third of the 19th century.



in-depth perspective of the showroom
Discover Passages, Experiences of this Island from 2022 in the barrack of the Fort Lennox.

Passages, Experiences of this Island
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Discover the great history of the tiny Île aux Noix. Parks Canada's rich archaeological collection is showcased in this exhibit, which shows both the island's occupation from 6,000 B.C. to the present and the 200 years that the barracks were used.