Activities in Trois-Rivières
Here's a list of activities and sights in Trois-Rivières. To know what's going on in town during your visit, consult Trois-Rivières Tourism.
The Musée québécois de la culture populaire
The Québec's Pop Culture Museum showcases six original and interactive exhibitions on Québec's special culture. This playful and audacious museum has nothing to do with a conventional museum!
The Old prison of Trois-Rivières
The old prison of Trois-Rivières is the second oldest in Canada. Discover life in jail like never before with some of the guides being?ancient inmates!
The Forges du Saint-Maurice
The Forges-du-Saint-Maurice Historic Site hosts the remains of Canada's first forges. They've started their activities in 1730 and have been operational for more than 150 years. The site is also where the first Canadian industrial village was settled.
Boréalis is the centre of history of the paper industry in Trois-Rivières. Its interactive exhibitions are all Saint-Maurice river themed should it be the surrounding forest, the log drive, the lumberjacks or the paper industry in the region. You can also visit impressive underground reservoirs and make your own paper!
The Moulin seigneurial Pointe-du-Lac
This flourmill is part of Québec's rural architectural heritage. The mill that's been built in 1765 will take you back in history for sure!
Musée des Ursulines
Learn all about the life of the Ursulines, a very important sisterhood in Québec history. The sisters' monastery was a cloister, a school and a hospital at the same time.
St-Quentin Island is one of the three forming the three rivers, and it's entirely dedicated to outdoors activities. The park offers a wide range of things to do such as a 3.5 km icy paths in winter and access to the beach in summer.
La Mauricie National Park
The La Mauricie National Park, set in the Laurentides mountains, is 536 sq. km of lakes, forests, and of course the majestic Saint-Maurice river. It's open all year round for outdoors activities.
Chez Dany Sugar Shack
Treat your taste buds with some maple sweet at this authentic sugar shack! Hostelling International members get a 10% discount.