Carillon Barracks National Historic Site of Canada
The Carillon Barracks National Historic Site of Canada is located on the water’s edge, on the shore of the Ottawa River.
This old military barracks, built circa 1836, was converted into a regional museum by the Historical society of the Argenteuil County.
Visitors can explore the past through a vast collection of artefacts, tools, clothing, furniture and archives, each with a long story to tell.
The permanent exhibitions is presented in various rooms throughout the barracks Only a short walk from the barracks, guests can take a look inside the Carillon Canal Collector’s House and watch the lock’s guillotine gate open and shut. You may also be interested in a guided tour of the Carillon hydroelectric power station.
The Carillon Barracks Historic Site of Canada is located in St-Andre-d’Argenteuil, 85 km from Montreal, via Highway 344 West.
For entrance fees and other details, consulte the website of the Carillon Barracks: www.pc.qc.ca/carillonbarracks