Société des musées du Québec

Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière

Seasonal opening

Kéroul accessibility rating

Accessibility rating : Partial access.

En famille

En famille


In the summer, reconnect with nature in a completely safe environment, in the heart of one of the most beautiful gardens in the world. Escape from everyday life and experience special moments while discovering this exceptional site.

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Museum experiences

  • On the Route des Navigateurs, in Sainte-Croix in the Chaudière-Appalaches region, discover how history, nature and culture have been blended together for over 170 years. It is a must for an unforgettable outing for lovers, families or friends.
  • These are just few of the activities offered by this exceptional natural site: come and have a family picnic in the shade of the large century-old trees, participate with your children or grandchildren in nature exploration games, come and discover unusual vegetables in the vegetable garden and breathe in the scent of flowers in the picturesque gardens, collect seashells by the St. Lawrence River, rub shoulders with giants during an excursion in the old-growth forest, meet passionate animators during activities and events, and come and visit the interiors and exhibits of a manor house filled with history.
  • A remarkable 19th century picturesque resort, classified as a Quebec Heritage Site and a National Historic Site of Canada, the Domaine is also recognized as one of the 150 most beautiful gardens in the world (Ulysse Travel Guide). As a couple, with family or friends, let yourself be inspired by the beauty and magic of this remarkable natural site!