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Site Traditionnel Huron

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Address: 575, rue Stanislas-Kosca, Wendake, Quebec G0A 4V0, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 418-842-4308
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Located on the Huron-Wendat reservation, the Huron Traditional Site is a...

Located on the Huron-Wendat reservation, the Huron Traditional Site is a unique opportunity to discover the history, the culture and the lifestyle of Hurons of the past and of today.

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Small location but great tour

The Huron village is crammed onto a very small site. A small long house and other structures like a sweat lodge are included, as are non-Huron structures like a tipi. What made... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
Jan C
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Since we live on the east coast of the US, it is hard to learn and experience the life of the native americans/first nations of the continent. So while vacationing in Quebec City, it was a great chance to learn about these cultures. We took the extended discovery tour. Well worth the time. At first we viewed the museum, small... More 

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Huron village is crammed onto a very small site. A small long house and other structures like a sweat lodge are included, as are non-Huron structures like a tipi. What made the site worthwhile was an incredible, very informative tour by a native guide, who explained everything from politics to history to religion in great detail - staying interesting... More 

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Mamaroneck, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Very informative and people were welcoming. We did the tour and archery-we didn't eat in restaurant. Gift shop was great. It is a two hour event-don't plan to be there all day-

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

I went to the Huron Village five years ago. the lunch in the restaurant was unusual well cooked fish with the waitress willing to tell us how the fish was cooked.. a very polite waitress . the gift shop had many items. One had to buy a wearable item. this trip this September will be a rawhide mans hat. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

From the moment we arrived, we felt welcomed. Our tour guide, Pierre, was outstanding! Very informative and respectful. The food, the atmosphere and the people were amazing. We learned a lot, that day, about a culture that is most important to this country. I thought the dance show was excellent as well. It was great to see the young people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This was a very nice visit, you automatically get a guided tour when you pay your entrance fee, and you can also get some activities/food for a little more. Our guide was the real deal: a pow wow traditional Wendat dancer who knew his history and from whom we could learn loads even though I know my history pretty well.... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

As a person of Aboriginal descent I was intrigued to visit this site and see the recreation of the traditional village. To start was highly disappointed to see poor recreations of the outfits worn by traditional Huron-Wendake. We observed the welcome dance as part of our tour/package and a peace pipe sharing at the end; as I watched each selected... More 

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to experiencing and learning more about native Canadian culture and history. The guided tour didn't disappoint as we learned lots of interesting information. We would happily have listened to more. Thank you to our guide Kim. Our children really enjoyed trying out archery too. However we were extremely disappointed with the traditional dance show (which we... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Leaving Quebec City, we took a short drive to visit the Wendake First Nation Reservation. There is so much that we don’t know and/or contest about our aboriginal people. A traditional welcome dance invited us to experience a glimpse of First Nation history and culture. Our tour included traditional long house dwellings, weapons and hunting methods, the curing and smoking... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

As some other travellers have noted, there is very little told about the native tribes of Canada, which I found quite frustrating while travelling the country. I was really looking forward to that visit. The guide was awesome, and explained a lot of elements of the Wendat lives and culture. The shop definitely had a lot to offer. I just... More 

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