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Lieu historique national du Canada de la Grosse-Ile-et-le-Memorial-des-Irlandais

La Grosse-Ile, Berthier-sur-Mer, Quebec G0R 1P0, Canada
+1 418-234-8841
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Canadian Must See

This is a must see for Canadians as it is a significant part of our history, particularly those... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Doug W
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Calgary
Very Interesting Presentation

The tour went from 10AM to 4PM. It was very well done and interesting. I was concerned that the... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
emtlp
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Hartford, Connecticut
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La Grosse-Ile, Berthier-sur-Mer, Quebec G0R 1P0, Canada
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is a must see for Canadians as it is a significant part of our history, particularly those from Quebec and the prairie provinces. This is where the some of the first immigrants from Ireland, Russia and Eastern Europe started their lives in Canada. A...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The tour went from 10AM to 4PM. It was very well done and interesting. I was concerned that the length would be too long but the time went quickly. It began with a boat ride to the island, a morning tour, lunch break, afternoon tour,...More

Thank emtlp
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is the Ellis Island of Canada, operating 105 years between 1832, when cholera was brought to Canada by British immigrants, and 1937 when medical advances deemed it to be obsolete. As an Irish immigrant, the story of more than 1500 famine fleers who died...More

Thank BarbaraCCanada
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Every tourist that are in this neck of wood should visit this historic site. Most of North American citizens are immigrants and their ancestors arrived on that island. A must see if you want to understand what your ancestors suffered to make it on the...More

Thank andrewII
Reviewed 26 September 2015

This is a very interesting and informative place to visit with so much tragic history of the hardships endured by the Irish settlers to Canada. The visit consists of a walking tour of the west section and a tour en balade to the east section...More

Thank KuddlyKitten
Reviewed 23 April 2014

You like beeing deported.....like our Irish Friends years ago.....into back centuries, you should visit the Big Island (grosse Ile in French ) . The best way to get there is you take a boat at Quebec City port, with a bilingual guide, and after one...More

Thank Claude D
Reviewed 7 January 2014

This place is a must go for anyone in Canada, the history is very sad but its beautiful. Its a short visit I find, Wish it was more open to explore and more documentation but I just love this place, its now so peaceful and...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 10 October 2013

On a recent trip to Quebec, my husband and I took the Croisieres Lachance ferry from Berthier Sur Mer to Grosse Ile on a bright sunny and warm late September day. The comfortable 1/2 hour ride gave the ferry staff time to give an interesting...More

2  Thank Coe202
Reviewed 14 August 2013

This is a must see park, do not miss. It is very interesting and very well presented. We have enjoyed greatly.

Thank Brasstess
Reviewed 2 August 2013

We went on a boat with croisières Le Coudrier located on Port de Québec on a beautiful sunny day, it took two hours to get there from Québec, and, fortunately, the sea was calm too... We left the dock at 10h in the morning, crammed...More

Thank Izabou2012
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