Your summer on the Plains of Abraham!

News release

June 22, 2020 – Québec – The National Battlefields Commission                

This summer, adventure is yours for the taking on the Plains of Abraham! Starting Friday, the National Battlefields Commission will offer new outdoor activities to bring out the explorer in you – in a completely safe way: Escape Bag Rally and The Landscape Architect and the Hidden Treasure. Young and old can also learn about the Park’s history at the Plains of Abraham Museum opening this Friday, June 26 – and the tradition will continue once again this year: access to the Museum will be offered free of charge on Canada Day (July 1). Enjoy summer on the Plains!

Quick facts

  • The Escape Bag Rally invites you to solve a series of quests and face the challenges of this new type of escape game! Follow the traces of soldier, poet and chaplain Frederick George Scott and learn how two world wars marked the history of the Plains of Abraham.

    July 2 to October 31.  For 1 to 4 people, aged 10 or older. Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes. $35 to rent an escape bag.  Information and reservation online.

  • The Landscape Architect and the Hidden Treasure is a family treasure hunt. This new activity will lead you to explore little known places on the Plains. Check the mystery map! Who knows where it will lead you? Discovery, surprises and fun guaranteed!

    June 26 to October 31. For 1 to 4 people, aged 5 or older. Duration: 1 hour. $7 for the group. Register at the Plains of Abraham Museum.

  • The Plains of Abraham Museum is opening on Friday, June 26. Nothing has been left to chance to ensure optimal sanitary premises so you can tour the Battles 1759-1760 and Identities exhibitions safely!

    Daily from June 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free on July 1st. Information and pricing online.

  •  Last May, the NBC launched the virtual historic landscape, Plains of Abraham – Québec 1759 on Minecraft (Java Edition). In response to demand, we are pleased to announce today that a Windows 10 version (Bedrock) is now available online, free of charge! 

  • The Battlefields Park, of which the Plains of Abraham are a part, remains open to visitors wanting to explore nature in the city. The eastern portion of the Park (Cross of Sacrifice entrance) remains closed to automobile traffic until further notice. In addition to washroom facilities at the Plains of Abraham Museum, washroom facilities on Taché Avenue near the Joan of Arc Garden will open to the public on June 26, daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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Nathalie Allaire
Coordinator| Communication Services
The National Battlefields Commission
418 648-4801,

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