Outdoor Tours

From June 22 to September 1, 2019, enjoy our fascinating outdoor tours!

The Fort on St.Helen's Island

Built in 1824, the Fort on St. Helen’s Island played an important role in the protection of the British colony against the United States. It served as a storage and distribution hub for war materials, such as weapons and ammunition for the military. This outdoor guided tour of the largest military site in Montreal reveals some key facts about the functioning of the British Army in the 19th century.

Tour is offered every day. 
Duration: 30 minutes
In English: 3 p.m.
In French: 1:30 p.m.


The Stewart Museum is offering a walking tour of St. Helen’s Island. The tour follows the trails of Mont Boullé to explore the remains of British military buildings erected at the beginning of the 19th century. It ends with a stop at the Biosphere to learn more about the history of Expo 67.

Tour is offered every day. 
Duration: 60 minutes
In English : 3:30 p.m.
In French : 2 p.m.

IMPORTANT: Outdoor tours will carry on as scheduled in case of light rain, but will be cancelled if the weather is more severe.