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La Citadelle de Quebec

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The Citadelle is an active military garrison and a National Historic Site located on Cap Diamant. Its construction began in 1820. Its walls enclose 300 years of military history spanning the French, British and Canadian periods. Guided tours of the...more
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1, Cote de la Citadelle | Cap-Diamant, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4V7, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-694-2815
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Reviewed yesterday

Great Museum with WW1 and WW2 artifacts. Wonderful view from the terrace. Worth the tour and worth visiting the museum.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Terrific museum and guided tour of the Citadel. The Canadian Army should be proud to have this facility on display.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Contractor1803
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Theres a lot more to see and learn af the citadelle than you may think walking in. The weather was not fantastic the day we went, and a good deal of the tour is outdoors. Great tour guide too. Interesting galleries inside as well. Just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CurdyGirl
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

I learned a lot (not hard since as an American, I don't know anything about Canadian military history). The outdoor tour affords spectacular views of the city, and you get to see the oldest military building in Canada. The museum exhibits are moving, informative, and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KatJen76
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Very much enjoyed the uniqueness and architectural design of La Citadelle. Even though it was winter, we could still clearly see it from our hotel. Really beautiful part of history!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SteveRainville99
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

We wanted just to walk around the fortress without visiting the museum but most of the places are restricted. Probably after the renovation it gets better.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 243iliab
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We took a tour of the Citadelle which was very informative. Lovely chatty tour guide. It was really cold and snowing so everything was white and beautiful. Great tour and museum.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mariaburgess
Reviewed January 2, 2019

So firstly a confession - I am a bit if a tragic when it comes to all things militaire. Our guided tour was a wonderful experience, even on a crispy -21C Quebec morning. Great to understand the history of La Citadelle, but also to learn...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DickyKnees63
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Toured fort recently on a one hour guided tour. The view looking over Quebec City and the St Lawrence River was breath taking from the fort. Lots of history to learn about and a Museum worth taking in after your tour all included. Bring your...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TouristGuru
Reviewed December 27, 2018

On a visit to Quebec City I had the fortunate opportunity to be invited to tour the La Citadelle de Quebec. As a Revolutionary War re-enactor and U.S. veteran I got to visit the interior of the barracks, magazine and the Royal 22nd Regiment Museum....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Matthew C
July 18, 2018|
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Response from Veronica S | Reviewed this property |
I would double check and call about a night tour, I don't believe there is one.
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Peter T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.
vince l
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Pjo423 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is at 10 am