Attention, gunner of the Martello Tower

History at your fingertips

July 1 to September 5, 2016

Thanks to state-of-the-art technologies, explore the history of the towers: a unique, user-friendly virtual experience. With a smart tablet, experience augmented reality and discover in real time period animation superimposed on the tower’s setting.

Discover the history of the Quebec City Martello Towers, their architecture, military engineering, and the living conditions of the military billeted in the towers.

State-of-the-art technology: 2D and 3D animations, narratives capsules, interactive maps, videos and more.


 See a preview here.



Martello Tower 1, on the overhang overlooking the St. Lawrence River, on the Plains of Abraham.

2016 Schedule:

July 1 to September 5
daily, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Admission (taxes included):

Family of 2 adults and 2 children (5 to 17): $37.00
18 to 64 years old$15.00
13 to 17 years old or 65 years old and over$11.00 
Children 5 to 12 years old$5.00 
Children 4 years old and under: Free

From July 1 to September 5, your admission also includes free access to the Plains of Abraham Museum exhibition and a ride on Abraham's Bus.

Canada Day: free admission July 1.



Martello Tower 1


Exposition tour Martello 1


Exhibit table


Martello Tower 1 aerial view