Chauvin Trading Post

157, rue du Bord-de-l'Eau
Tadoussac (Quebec) Canada
G0T 2A0
Phone:
+418-235-4657
Fax:
+418-235-4433
Email:
culture@tadoussac.com

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Pierre de Chauvin de Tonnetuit established Canada's first fur trading post in Tadoussac in 1600. Today's replica offers you the opportunity to relive the trading that occurred here between First Nations people and Europeans.


Opening dates

Late May to late October


Schedule

June 24 to September 1: daily, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 26 to June 24 and September 2 to October 27: Sunday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost

$6/adult, $4/senior, $3/student, free for children under 7

Reservations

Required for groups only

Payment methods

  • Visa  Visa
  • MasterCard  MasterCard
  • Interac  Interac
  • Cash  Cash

Activities available

Indigenous Heritage
Established in 1600 by Pierre de Chauvin de Tonnetuit, the Tadoussac trading post bore witness the birth of New France. First Nations people and Europeans traded goods here. Come and discover a slice of our history!
Museums
Established in 1600 by Pierre de Chauvin de Tonnetuit, the Tadoussac trading post bore witness to the birth of New France. Here, First Nations people and Europeans not only traded goods, but they also shared knowledge and values.


How to get there

From Route 138, head towards the village of Tadoussac on Rue des Pionniers (or Rue des Forgerons and then Rue des Pionniers) and then turn right on Rue du Bord-de-l’Eau. The trading post is on your right, after Hôtel Tadoussac.


Affiliations and distinctions

Affiliations

  • Tourisme Côte-Nord
  • Québec Museums Association (SMQ)

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