The Plains of Abraham: a leader in living history. A unique experience appreciated by more than 1 000 000 participants.
Discover educational activities that are both captivating and entertaining. At the Plains of Abraham Museum, in a Martello Tower, or in your classroom , our costumed interpreter-guides will bring history to life for your students!
2023-24 School Year
- The Military
- Wolfe and Montcalm
- Soldier of the Martello Tower
- The 20th Century Walk
- The Snowshoer
- 1759, From the Warpath to the Plains of Abraham
- Battles | 1759-1760 Exhibition
Download the PDF brochure of our educational activities for students grade 7 to 12.
Under the command of generals Wolfe and Montcalm, revisit the living conditions of soldiers at the time of the 1759 and 1760 battles, on the Plains of Abraham. Review strategies, load muskets and cannons, and treat wounded fellows fallen on the battlefield.
Accessories: interactive whiteboard (IWB), cannon, muskets, surgery instruments, cartridges, artilleryman material and cannonballs.
In your classroom.
Along with the generals Wolfe and Montcalm, review the great strategies of the Siege of Québec City in the summer of 1759. Learn about all the subtle details of battling in ranks by taking part in our musket loading competition. Participate in an intriguing historical quiz and attend a surgical demonstration of the period.
Accessories: muskets, artefacts, multimedia and surgical instruments.
Accompanied by British officers, learn all about the living conditions of the soldiers billeted in one of the Martello Towers. Through an interactive historical activity, you take part in the military life of 1812 by joining in competitions and games.
Accessories: muskets, wooden horse and period objects in an authentic decor.
Accompany a factory worker and learn about the major upheavals of the 20th century through historical traces left behind at the Plains of Abraham. World wars, the Great Depression, the baby boom, etc. An extraordinarily entertaining, interactive tour and an extension of this prestigious park.
Put on your caps, mittens and snowshoes and learn about winter sports practised on the Plains of Abraham. Join a snowshoer from the early 20th century and relive the Belle Époque of these winter strolls. This is a one‑of‑a‑kind recreational activity that will make you shiver with delight.
Accessories: traditional snowshoes, arrow sashes, lanterns (in the evening) and hot chocolate.
Free. Virtual exhibition.
Via the Internet, plunge deep into the Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the preparations that led to it. Relive, side by side with the French, British, Canadians and Indigenous peoples, the ups and downs of a fight to the finish for the conquest of North America, a landmark in the military history of this country. A total of 67 learning activities (illustrated narratives, interactive maps and games, videos, evolutionary comic strips, period music, etc.).
Accompanied by a member of the Canadian militia, learn about the history of the Siege of Québec City and of the battles of the Plains of Abraham. In an evocative, interactive setting, find out about the crimes, punishments and laws in force. Take part in an incredible immersive screening featuring original, often moving, accounts of those who lived through the battles of the Plains of Abraham. Then, join in and explore military life from every angle. Finally, admire treasures from the magnificent collection of artefacts in the Identities exhibition.
Taxes not included
|The Military||$6.00 / student*||Year-round||1 h 30||Plains of Abraham Museum|
|Wolfe and Montcalm||$6.50 / student*||November to April||1 h or 1 period||Your school|
|Soldier of the Martello Tower||$6.00 / student*||Year-round||1 h 30||Martello Towers|
|The 20th Century Walk||$6.00 / student*||Year-round||1 h 30||Plains of Abraham Museum|
|The Snowshoer||$13.25 / student*||December to March
(according to snow coverage)
|1 h 45||Plains of Abraham Museum|
|1759 | From the Warpath to the Plains of Abraham||Free||Year-round||–||Online|
|Battles 1759-1760 Exhibition||Guided tour
$6.00 / student*
|Year-round||1 h||Plains of Abraham Museum|
$3.25 / student*
|Year-round||1 h||Plains of Abraham Museum|
* A minimum fee will apply and/or travel expenses may apply beyond 50 km.
When booking a group, activity cancellation or schedule modification fees may apply. This policy will be sent to you in writing at the time of reservation.
We are registered with the Répertoire culture-éducation of Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec under the name Plaines d'Abraham. The cultural activities of the organisations that have subscribed to this directory are eligible for financial support from the Government of Québec.
Some activities can be adapted for special needs groups and groups of persons with disabilities.
Information and reservations:
Plains of Abraham Museum
835 Wilfrid-Laurier Avenue
Québec (Québec) G1R 2L3
- Reservations required for every activity.
- A dining-room can be available on request.
- Prices do not include taxes.
- Prices and details are subject to change.
For nearly 15 years, the Plains of Abraham Museum has been proudly displaying replicas of historical objects made by high school students.
The Plains of Abraham School Display Case has been made possible by a partnership with the Centre de services scolaire de la Beauce-Etchemin.