Our tour guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The views were spectacular. The museum had lots of information. Money well spent.
About La Citadelle de Quebec
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Having access to an active military base is quite unusual. This is a most interesting historical location in the history of Quebec Province and modern day Canada.
The one hour tour was very interesting and we learned many details that aren't readily available in the history books. Our guide, Nick, was knowledgeable, friendly and funny. He kept some of the restless kids (and adults) on the tour entertained with lots of questions...More
The Museum of the 22e Regiment is excellent. The tour of the Citadel, less so. They make a big deal about how it is still an active military base but in name only. There are 80 soldiers quartered there some 9 months out of the...More
We understand that it's still a military base but The Citadelle would have felt so much more vital if you had let the visitors see some mock-ups of quarters, or had some vivid recreations. If you've seen other Canadian forts like Fort York, Fort George...More
I wasn't sure I'd bother going to the citadel, and then when I saw the admission price I was extra skeptical, but I decided to visit the gift shop and ended up deciding on the tour. The museum (admission is included with the tour) is...More
I highly recommend visiting this site in Quebec. It is steeped in history. You can walk the area and ramparts on your own, but the tour is a great way to get the full package presented by trained and enthusiastic tour guides. They can answer...More
Be sure to take the guided tour to really gauge the scale and learn the historical significance of the Citadelle. I'd recommend visiting the Plains of Abraham museum before the Citadelle (about a 10-minute walk between the two).
If you enjoy history, or more specifically military history then you will enjoy a visit here. When we visited it was a chilly, breezy rainy day so our guide tried her best to move us from indoor space to indoor space as quickly as possible....More