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Site Traditionnel Huron

575, rue Stanislas-Kosca, Wendake, Quebec G0A 4V0, Canada
+1 418-842-4308
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Enjoyable

Really enjoyed our visit even though it was cold and snow covered. Quiet time to visit but still... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeff E
via mobile
Nice meal, friendly guide, wrong time of year

We visited the site as part of a school tour on a cold evening in March. We were met and led by a... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Seth M
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Barre, Vermont
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (15 reviews)
“guided tour” (13 reviews)
“quebec city” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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575, rue Stanislas-Kosca, Wendake, Quebec G0A 4V0, Canada
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+1 418-842-4308
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"gift shop"
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"guided tour"
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"quebec city"
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"long house"
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"first nations"
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"medicine wheel"
in 5 reviews
"the reserve"
in 4 reviews
"interesting information"
in 4 reviews
"soup"
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"maple sauce"
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"hotel museum"
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"sweat lodge"
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"young people"
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"entrance fee"
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"traditional dance"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit even though it was cold and snow covered. Quiet time to visit but still really informative and learnt a lot. Restaurant was closed but shop was really good with friendly staff

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the site as part of a school tour on a cold evening in March. We were met and led by a friendly guide who related interesting information about the Wendat people. The long house and other displays are intriguing. Our tour was about...More

Thank Seth M
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

At the end of the road in an industrial area there is a small area where the Huron first nation people have their small exhibition. It was very informative for us as we got the guided tour by a young Huron man. Even it is...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Attended village today very disappointed, did a guided tour that was spoken mostly in French by the time the guide got to say it in English the french speakers talk so not able to hear it, got more from reading the signs. Guide talked for...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This ended up being a worthwhile excursion on our way out of Quebec City. Our guide was was well informed and honest, not playing up to assumptions about indigenous culture. At first visual the "village" seemed a bit phoney and touristic but once our guide...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

I enjoyed this activity with my kids. It was interesting to see how Indians used to live and their dance. The tour was just right, not too long, not to short.

Thank AnatArad
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Arrived on the shuttle organised by Hop on Hop off bus in Quebec at 10.00am knowing we would be in time for the tours offered and the 11am dance /presentation, as on the brochure. Lady at cashier: Dance only on Fridays......false advertising! Did the long...More

1  Thank Scott S
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Wendake definitely deserves more visitors. Both the Museum and the Huron Traditional Site are very well set up and the young people giving guided tours, dances and talks try very hard to do a good job and to be engaging. The story of the Wendat...More

1  Thank Andy S
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Both French and English guided tour. Missed the local food and dance, should have arrive earlier. Get to see the long house, medicine house, hot house.... learn to preserve food... etc. Not a very big site because the reserve itself is so limited on space....More

1  Thank sunlyho
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Built on the Huron-Wendake reservation, this recreation of a typical Huron village of the past features a tepee, sweat lodge, canoe, long house, etc. Entrance fee comes with a half hour guided tour of the history and culture of the Huron. Look out for the...More

Thank lifeduka
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Paulinelr
5 February 2017|
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Response from Rachel D | Reviewed this property |
I didn't book ahead of time. I tried emailing using the email address on the website, but didn't get a response. I would definitely recommend booking ahead of time if possible if you need a English speaking tour guide- we... More
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glorianachbaur
29 May 2016|
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Response from SiteHuron | Property representative |
Hi, Here is the schedule for the native show during summer (july and august) : 11h30/14h00/15h30 everyday!
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