Whale Watching Tour from Quebec City
- Duration: 10 hours
On your day tour of Grosse Île you’ll meet period figures who will tell you about the daily lives of the immigrants and employees that resided in this quarantine station. Experience what the immigrants must have felt when they entered the disinfection building, and learn about medicine and immigration procedures here during the 19th and 20th centuries. You can choose to walk or hop on the tourist trolley to visit the central part of the island and the village where the quarantine station employees lived. Continue on to the hospital sector at the easternmost point of the island to visit the Lazaretto. Take a walk along the Mirador Trail and admire the views of the Isle-aux-Grues archipelago, taking in the natural treasures that await you at every turn. Retrace the footsteps of the Irish immigrants or linger a while at the memorial and think about what they experienced as they arrived i...
Exceptional experience- I have been to many national historical sites. Struck me that this is being forgotten by Parks Canada. With COVID it has important significance. The staff were outstanding - few anglophones aware - do a better job Parks Canara
What if you no longer simply imagined what Québec City was like in the past, but could literally relive its historical events? This 40-minute immersive activity is an innovative concept and an unforgettable experience combining history, culture, and entertainment. Using a virtual reality projection headset, the history of Québec City is revealed in a grandiose way through 3D animation techniques and breathtaking images.
Very nice virtual video of the history of Quebec City. My teenage kids also enjoyed it. A nice break from the heat in a cool VR envisionment - and a history lesson for the kids without them realizing it! Merci!
Enter the world of copper art, known as the art of repoussé, at the Cuivres d'Art Albert Gilles museum. Learn the history of the art form and how the museum's founder, Albert Louis Gilles, championed the industry. Discover the fascinating history of how Pope Pius XII executed the silver chalice offered to the archdiocese of Montreal. Hear stories of how he decorated more than thirty places of worship in Quebec, New Brunswick, and Ontario, as well as in the United States and Jamaica. See the workshop in action on this guided tour, as artists create pieces of art and techniques are brought to light. At the end of the tour, you'll use what you learned to create your own piece of copper art to take home. Tables, copper, and tools are waiting for you to truly experience a unique, hands-on experience with lasting memories.
Great activity! The staff were so informative and set up a great demo and workshop for us to take home a little copper souvenir of our own. Highly recommend!
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Very good to learn about the city and areas surrounding it as well. And learning about what gets imported by boat and stuff like that.
The cruise was excellent, lots of history was explained and the sights were magnificent
Great excursion! However food should also be made and served on the top deck.
Quick Enjoyable experience. The ride was soothing. The guide was great
Amazing to learn about quarantine station held between 1832-1937 .