Hope, a costumed interpreter at Sainte-marie, entertaining a group of students outside of the main entrance wigwam

Group Visits

Step back in time to 17th century Canada on Georgian Bay. Experience Ontario’s oldest European community and one of Canada’s National Historical Sites. Explore, hear the legends in the Longhouse and join in. Touch history, and experience life at this historic French Jesuit mission in the heart of the Huron-Wendat Nation. Sainte-Marie now stands re-created on its original location where the compelling story is brought to life.

Two people looking at a map and standing on the bastion at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

Self-Guided Tours

Sainte-Marie among the Hurons welcomes groups for self-guided tours of the historic attraction supported by friendly knowledgeable, costumed staff. Download our free App before your visit to enjoy an audio guided tour in English, French or German, or pick up a site map, available in 12 languages. Please allow about 1.5-2 hours for your visit, which includes our award-winning indoor museum.

Une groupe de visiteurs de divers âges à écouter des légendes dans la maison longue à Sainte-Marie-au-pays-des-Hurons

Travel Trade Tours

Groups of 15 or more have the option of exploring Sainte-Marie among the Hurons at their leisure, with a self-guided tour using our free App and sites maps available in 12 languages. For larger groups and tour operators, guided tours may be available upon request. Please contact our Tour Coordinator for more information at: nathalie.canto@ontario.ca

Students playing lacrosse as part of an educational program at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

Day Camps

Sainte-Marie is an ideal setting to provide a fun learning experience for your summer day camps and childcare services and welcomes group sizes from 15 to 100 participants during the months of July and August. Programs are also available for Scouts, Brownies and other youth groups. We can tailor hands-on learning activities to meet your learning outcomes.

Une photo aérienne de Sainte-Marie-au-pays-des-Hurons et la rivière Wye

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