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Phone: 418-694-2815
Fax: 418-694-2853

# 61436


1, côte de la Citadelle
Québec, QC
G1R 3R2

This National Historic Site is located atop Cap Diamant in Old Québec. Its walls encloses 300 years of history from the time of New France until today. Known as "the Gibraltar of the Americas" on account of its strategic location, the Citadelle has the star-shaped form characteristic of Vauban fortifications. Spectacular views of the city and the St. Lawrence River. Guided tours year-round. Changing of the Guard ceremony in the summer. Night tours in the summer and fall. The admission fee for the Citadel includes admission to the museum.



General Features

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Establishment equipped for groups
Establishment offering individual activities for youth, Individual clients
Establishment offering group activities for youth


Free outdoor bike parking on site, Free outdoor bus parking on site, Free outdoor car parking on site

Payment Methods Accepted
  • Direct payment
  • Master Card
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Check
  • Traveller's check
We Speak

English, French

Schedule and Details

Schedule and rates are subject to change frequently and without notice. You should always visit their website or contact them before going.

Hours: open year-round. May to October: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. November to April: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission: adults: $16; seniors and students: $13; c hildren aged 8 to 17: $6; children 7 and under accompanied by an adult: free; families: $32. Fees include taxes. Year-round, fees include admission to the new exhibit "Je me souviens" (I remember) and the Hall of Medals in the new regimental museum. In summer, the fees include the Changing of the Guard. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Closed: December 25 and January, 1.

Minimum duration of a visit: 01 h 00 + accès musée

Close to
  • 14 km from airport
  • 1,3 km from Gare du Palais (bus and train station, Québec city center)
  • 10 km from Sainte-Foy train station
  • 9,1 km from Sainte-Foy bus terminal
  • 0,7 km from Convention Center
  • 4,3 km from ExpoCité (trade show center)
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