Société des musées du Québec

Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site

Seasonal opening

En famille

En famille


Located in the middle of the St. Lawrence River, Grosse Île was a quarantine station for the port of Québec from 1832 to 1937. Relive the troubling experiences of immigrants who set sail in hopes of a better future, and those who cared for them upon arrival. 

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Museum experiences

  • With a Parks Canada guide, relive more than a hundred years of immigration through the stories and buildings still present on the island