Plan your visit

Sainte-Marie will re-open daily on May 4, 2024. Our summer season ends October 14, 2024. Our fantastic special events, like First Light and National Indigenous Peoples Day, happen at specific dates all year round. Pre-booked educational programs and group tours are available most of the year. We look forward to welcoming you!

Un interprète historique tresse des épluches de maïs pour faire un tapis

Hours and rates

We will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting May 4 and ending October 14, 2024. Admission rates vary by time of year. Please allow about 1.5 hours for your visit. Your regular admission gains you free same-day admission to the Martyrs Shrine. We are open rain or shine and are dog-friendly. We also offer group tours and special events year round!

La cours nord de Sainte-Marie, avec de la soupe qui chauffe sur un feu

Season passes

For just $35, tax included, season pass holders gain unlimited admission to both Sainte-Marie and Discovery Harbour during their visitor seasons, as well as unlimited admission to most special events at both historical attractions. The passes include beloved events like First Light and Pumpkinferno!

A costumed interpreter guides a family on a walking tour of Sainte-Marie

Guided tours

During the months of July and August, guided tours will be available three times a day. For an added fee of $5 per person, you can immerse yourself in the fascinating story of the historic mission by learning from a friendly and knowledgeable costumed interpreter. Guided tours are recommended for people ages 10 and up. Book ahead to avoid disappointment.

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

Group visits

Explore guided tours, self-guided visits, hands-on activities and tailored programs for groups of all ages. Experience life at this historic French Jesuit mission in the heart of the Huron-Wendat First Nation.

Une table avec des outils: bouteilles, mortiers et pilons, et sumac

Deals and packages

Ontario teachers, members of the Canadian Armed Forces and Indigenous persons gain free entry. Your Sainte-Marie paid receipt gets you 50% off at Discovery Harbour until Labour Day weekend. Specialized events and group bookings are not included.

Une personne qui tient un téléphone, avec le app des Parcs Historiques de la Huronie ouvert. Le text sur l'image lit: Download the guided tour app: google play, apple app store

Download the app

Download the Huronia Historical Parks app, available in your app store, for a comprehensive audio tour in English, French or German. Maps are available at ticket booth in several languages and complement our knowledgeable on-site historical interpreters.

La boutique à Sainte-Marie-au-pays-des-Hurons, Flint and Timber Co.

Retail

Flint and Timber, our gift shop, is located right next to our ticket booth at the main entrance. Pick up “Made at Sainte-Marie” souvenirs, support local Indigenous artisans, or grab snacks and drinks.

Une vue extérieur du restaurant Sainte-Marie

Restaurant

Restaurant Sainte-Marie is currently closed and is not accepting future reservations at this time. We will update this website and our social media channels as soon as reservations become available.

L'entrée principale de Sainte-Marie-au-pays-des-Hurons pendant l'été

Find us

Find us at 16164 Highway 12 East in Tay Township, just outside Midland, Ontario. Sainte-Marie is accessible from Ontario’s major provincial highways and several trails. We have a free generous parking lot and bike racks.

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

Need More Info?

Please contact us if you have any questions: