Chauvin Trading Post

157, rue du Bord-de-l'Eau
Tadoussac (Quebec) Canada
G0T 2A0

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

Opening dates

Late May to late October


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


$6/adult, $4/senior, $3/student, free entrance/child under 6


Required for groups only

Payment methods

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

Activities available

Indigenous Heritage
Founded in 1600 by Pierre de Chauvin de Tonnetuit, Tadoussac’s trading post witnessed the birth of New France. First Nations people and Europeans met here to trade. Come and discover a slice of our history!
Founded in 1600 by Pierre de Chauvin de Tonnetuit, the Tadoussac Trading Post bears witness to the birth of New France. In this place of commerce, Aboriginals and Europeans not only traded goods, they also shared knowledge and values.

How to get there

Via Route 138, in the centre of the village of Tadoussac.

Affiliations and distinctions


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

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