Activities for groups

Guided tour

Guided tour

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.

Available at all times, upon reservation only.

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Shamanique quest

Shamanique quest

In our society, the shaman owned different powers: control the elements of the nature, predict the future, find back lost objects, heal and interpret the dreams.

During the quest, you will have to develop these capacities by passing some tests.

For groups of 15 or more, upon reservation only. Available at all times.

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Workshop on animal skins

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 at all times, upon reservation only.

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Archery

Archery

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, upon reservation only.

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« Rally SATÉCHAQUEY »

« Rally SATÉCHAQUEY »

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, upon reservation only.

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Huron games

Huron games

« PROTECT YOUR RESERVES » GAME
We place, in front of a blindfolded player, three objects. He/she must protect them from another player who was designated to steal them from him/her. The blindfolded player is not allowed to touch the objects. He/she must keep his/her hands above them.

« ROPE GAME »
This game has for objective to develop the player’s initiative. We blindfold them and coil them up with a rope. They must get out of this intertwining. The ones with the most initiative will stand out by taking control of the situation. The game ends when the entire group is free from the rope.

« THE CRAB RACE »
Visitors are invited to participate in a very peculiar relay as they have to race side ways, like a crab. This game aims at developing physical endurance.

« RALLY SATÉCHAQUEY »
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, upon reservation only.

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Craftsmanship – Medecine wheel

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, upon reservation only.

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Tales and legends

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 at all times, upon reservation only.

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Native show

Native show

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 participatein 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.

Upon reservation only.

From the end of June to the end of August, 15 people minimum for a dance show within opening hours, and 20 people minimum for a dance show outside opening hours.

From the end of August to the end of June, available only on weekends, for groups of 20 or more.

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