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| The Plains of Abraham, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Visited the martello tower on the Plains of Abraham during a recent Canada trip with the family, including kids ages 7 and 11. This was an actual martello tower, turned into a museum with augmented-reality exhibits. Each guest gets to borrow an ipad, which has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael L
Reviewed September 10, 2018

There are still three of the four original Martello Towers in place, one is where the hospital is now, a fascinating treat inside, take the audio tour and learn about life around the battle of Abraham times, well worth a visit a must see.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We saw the tower in the Plains of Abraham Park and found it most interesting as it is shaped like a large stone silo of sorts. The towers are part of the defense system of the city. Another striking example of the skill of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed October 1, 2017

We came to Quebec City, specifically to learn more about its historic fortifications. The Martello Towers (three out of four left) are part of the Fortifications National Historic Site but are not close to each other. We found Tower 1 on the Plains of Abraham,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rumples
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Its a small compact site but is well restored and is set up with displays that give it an authentic feel. The kids enjoyed exploring the several levels and learning about the function of the tower.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

We did this on our own, using the iPads provided at the Tower. It was an interesting introduction to local history, and presented in a way that would be fun for kids.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

Three of the original four remain, and one may be toured. They are typical of the many towers built by the British in the 1800’s. They were much sturdier than the Block houses they replaced. The one near the river offers nice views.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

This tower was one of four built. There are 3 left. We drove by on our caleche tour. The upstairs had a gun platform and the main floor could hold an army unit inside. This tower was built by the British and for defence.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

We saw the Martello Tower on the Plains of Abraham when we walked to see the Joan of Arc statue. This is where the Canadian Army stored their ammunition.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed November 12, 2016

There were originally 4 Martello Towers. Tower 1 is on the plains of abraham. Just north of this tower 1 block from the park is the 2nd tower. it is at the northwest corner of Tache and Wilfrid-Laurier Streets. The 3rd is no more and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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