Activities for everyone
A journey into the heart of Huron traditions, past and present. Visitors are welcomed all year long by a guide dressed in a Huron traditional costume. From May to October between 9h to 5h a welcoming dance is performed at the beginning of the guided tour.
The guided tour is offered all year long come snow, rain or shine. All exhibits are covered in case of rain and can accommodate an entire group. The guided tour is offered in French, English and Spanish.
No reservation needed. From June to October: we offer English and French guided tour every 30 to 45 minutes. The last guided tour is at 4 PM. From September to May: we offer English and French guided tour every hour. The last guided tour is at 3 PM.
Workshop on animal skins
Learn about animal skins and get introduced to the handling of skins and how to make use of tools formerly used for tanning.
Available every day from mid-June to mid-October. No reservation needed.
Visitors attend a brief presentation on how to use a hunting bow and arrows. They are then invited to put their technique into practice. We offer each visitor the opportunity to exercise their aim on a target shaped into a life size deer. The ones who successfully hit the heart of the deer are rewarded with a gift.
Available from June to October. No reservation needed.
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Players in this game must be very attentive because the guide provides them with the necessary information during the guided tour.
Available at all times. No reservation needed.
Craftsmanship – Medecine wheel
Made of deer leather and goose and pheasant feathers, the medicine wheel is used to chase away illness. The cross represents the four cardinal points and intends to protect each and every home around the world. The caribou bones are symbol of luck.
Available at all times, no reservation needed.
Tales and legends
According to ancient believes the people who had knowledge had to transmit it to the younger generations within the Nation. This tradition permitted the legends to survive throughout time.
Let our story teller share with you the legends of the Creation of the World, the Monstrous Bear, the Discovery of Fire and the Gift from the Great Spirit.
Available every day from June to October. No reservation needed.
The sacred dances and ceremonies used to be executed to thank the Creator for the good harvest of wild fruits and corn during fall. The Huron-Wendat were also doing those dances during different holidays, and they were held between the first and the thirteenth moon. At the end of the show, the visitors are invited to participate in a dance called: the friendship dance. The dance used to be executed to fraternize and to strengthen the links between the different Nations. Our visitors will leave the Site with an unforgettable memory.
Available from the end of June to the end of August, no reservation needed. Three (3) shows every day : 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm.