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Forges du Saint-Maurice

10 000, boulevard des Forges, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec G9C 1B1, Canada
+1 819-378-5116
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Oldest forge in Canada.

Learned a lot about the making of iron and steel in the 1800's as well as how people lived in the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
BJM52
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Toronto, Canada
Outstanding, Fascinating Bit of Canadian History

Forges De Saint-Maurice is a National Park located about 2KM’s off Highway 155 near Trois Rivìeres... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
David B
,
Saint-Lambert, Canada
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Historic village where visitors learn about the workings of the iron and steel industry that was founded in 1730.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“cast iron” (2 reviews)
“steel” (2 reviews)
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10 000, boulevard des Forges, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec G9C 1B1, Canada
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Learned a lot about the making of iron and steel in the 1800's as well as how people lived in the surrounding village. Beautiful setting with walking trails along river.

Thank BJM52
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Forges De Saint-Maurice is a National Park located about 2KM’s off Highway 155 near Trois Rivìeres. The signs to the site are well marked but the return sign to Highway seems to be missing so you should keep your eyes open. We stopped here on...More

1  Thank David B
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

...of this, the second oldest city in Canada. The views of this original steel site are interesting. Lots of wandering around will give one the idea of the importance of this place.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

The grounds are great to go walking. The museum has been recently redone and it is very well done. We learned so much! It was worth spending 2-3 hours at the Federal Park.

Thank Tanya N
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

You can have a pick nik there it is also very interessting to see how in old days they live there the interpretation place is well made i really enjoy it there and the people are nice and it is free

1  Thank GinDub
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

This site is a unknow place, but it is a marvellous site to pass many hours to discover origin and have fun by the same time you study.You will see the foundation of old construction and discover the water boiled on the river......natural gaz!!!!

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have the great pleasure of living just a few miles from the site. And have been near for 38 years. And I have visited it more than once, having 3 children, the place is the perfect place to fly a kite or for a...More

Thank northernbirdie2013
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

In the early 1700 s in New France, here outside Trois Rivières, along the St Maurice River, the first industrial site in Canada was founded. Locally surfaced mined bog iron ore, limestone and charcoal were transformed, first into pig iron before being turned into cannon...More

1  Thank skibumal
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Yet another great site run by Parks Canada. Very informative museum that is well worth the visit. Would highly recomend

Thank rodax
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We decided to come here because it was free with our National Parks Pass. There tons of exhibits to see in two buildings and you can walk around the property to see other blast furnaces. It is bilingual and the staff are very helpful. They...More

1  Thank nurse32
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