The Fur Trade at Lachine

The Fur Trade at Lachine

Travel back to before Canada was Canada. The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site is a vibrant showcase of the fur trade era. Relive what it was like to be a fur trader for the Hudson's Bay Company in this unique restored warehouse. 

Activities

A permanent exhibition on the fur trade apogee

The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site presents a permanent exhibition on the fur trade apogee in its old warehouse. Amerindians, voyageurs and bourgeois await you. Become imbued with the magic of this warm, interactive and comical exhibition. The movie The Fabric of a Nation will tell you the story of the fur trade from yesterday and today.

How much time will I need?

  • About an hour, or more if you are curious!

Do I need any special equipment or gear? What else should I bring?

  • No special equipment is needed, just bring a camera.

Is this activity free?

  • Yes, but entrance fees to the site must be paid.

When's the best time to do this?

  • End of June to the beginning of September.

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