Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père

Musée l'Empress of Ireland
Musée l'Empress of Ireland
Le sous-marin L'Onondaga

The Pointe-au-Père Maritime Historic Site: three attractions in one!

Want to know what life was like aboard a Royal Canadian Navy submarine?

Climb aboard the Onondaga and follow the audio guide to explore the compartments of this 90-metre colossus.

Want to understand what happened before, during and after the biggest maritime tragedy in Canada?

Travel back in time at the Empress of Ireland Museum. Relive dives of the shipwreck, memories of passengers, the sinking of the ship, and life on board before the tragedy through artefacts, photos, testimonies and interactive displays. Finally, take online, the multimedia show to experience the final voyage of this famous transatlantic liner that disappeared off Pointe-au-Père in 1914.

Want to discover from one of the tallest lighthouses in Canada?

Before concluding your visit, you should visit the lighthouse station exhibition on the St. Lawrence’s most famous lighthouses.