Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.

Important information about your visit to Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site

Parks Canada is asking Canadians to stay cautious and conservative in their use of Parks Canada administered places and to respect the guidance of public health experts and all current public health restrictions, and to make every effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep one another safe.

Parks Canada staff will be on site to direct visitors and answer their questions. Distancing measures must be observed to protect visitors and employees.

The vaccination passport is not required to visit Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site.

The tour is self-guided with one-way circulation in the exhibition rooms. At this time, no group activities are offered.

Although a limited number of visitors are allowed at one time, at the entrance, no reservations are required. Diabolus ex machina, the new audio path by Fred Pellerin must be booked in advance. Click here for details.

The site and trails along the Saint-Maurice River are a perfect setting for strolling, picnicking and relaxing.

Visitors should leave no trace when they are visiting outdoor spaces. Garbage containers are present throughout national historic sites and visitors are asked to use them. If a garbage can is full, visitors should use the next one or bring their garbage with them.

What’s open (updated June 14, 2021)
  • The entire site
  • The grande maison and the multimedia show (with schedules)
  • Exhibits in the blast furnace
  • Washrooms
What’s closed (updated June 14, 2021)
  • No closure until further notice
Your safety when visiting
  • Parks Canada is asking Canadians to be cautious and conservative in their use of Parks Canada administered places, to respect the guidance of public health experts and all restrictions in place, and to make every effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep one another safe.
  • Security is a shared responsibility. Bring your own hygiene supplies (hand sanitizer, wipes, etc.) and enough water and food.
  • Practice good hand hygiene by washing your hands frequently and avoiding touching your face. Use hand sanitizer when in public spaces where you must touch surfaces.
  • Leave no trace when you visit outdoor spaces. Dispose of waste by using appropriate garbage containers or taking your waste home.

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