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Address: Rte. 132, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Phone Number: 514-672-4110
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Description: This basin constructed in the mid to late 1950s allowed ships to travel...
This basin constructed in the mid to late 1950s allowed ships to travel all the way to Lake Superior from the Atlantic Ocean by adjusting the water levels.
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It is what it is

You see ships go by. Fun for the first one but the next one can be hours/days so if you see one coming, it's interesting to park and watch it go by. Not much else to do.

2 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2013
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The head lock master bullied us from the start, yelling at us that it was "now or never" to go through the locks. The Visa machine did not give us a receipt, and she insisted we pay cash. So, we paid twice. Kind of makes you wonder what happened to that cash.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Tal and I enjoyed a wonderful trip in September of this year (2014), sailing on the Grande Caribe (Blount Small Ship Adventures out of Warren RI) from Montreal to New York City. The St Lambert Lock is the first one on the St Lawrence Seaway, right alongside the site of the 1967 World's Fair and the rowing basin for the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

You see ships go by. Fun for the first one but the next one can be hours/days so if you see one coming, it's interesting to park and watch it go by. Not much else to do.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

I love St. Lambert Locks in summer when I can cycle along the southern bank of the St. Laurence, access Notre Dame basin and Parc Des Iles through the Locks which makes for a great cycling experience. Of course from Parc Des Iles, you can then access the island of Montreal via the Jacques Cartier Bridge but this is for... More 

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