Attention, gunner of the Martello Tower

History at your fingertips

July 1 to September 1, 2014

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.

2014 Schedule:

July 1 to September 1
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 2 to September 1, your entrance fee will also give you access to the Odyssey Exhibition and a tour on Abraham's Bus.

Free on the 1st of July.

Groups :

Consult the "Group activities" section on this web site for a detailed description of the activities offered to groups of youths (day camps, day care centres, primary and secondary schools) and adults. Visits for groups are available by reservation at 418 648-5371 / 1 855 648-5371 or


Martello Tower 1


Exposition tour Martello 1


Exhibit table


Martello Tower 1 aerial view