Une vue de la zone autochtone à Sainte-Marie, incluant une maison longue, un wigwam, et l'hopital

Operating Dates & Hours

Open May 4 to October 14, 2024

7 days a week
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Admission Rates: Self-guided Season
May 4 – May 17 and Sept. 2 – Oct. 11

Adults$13 tax inc.
Seniors (65+)
Students (13+)
Youth (6 to 12)
$10 tax inc.
Children 5 and underFREE
Indigenous Persons
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces
Ontario Teachers
(with valid ID)

Admission Rates: High Season
May 18 – Sept. 1

Adults$15 tax inc.
Seniors (65+)
Students (13+)
Youth (6 to 12)
$12 tax inc.
Children 5 and underFREE
Indigenous Persons
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces
Ontario Teachers
(with valid ID)

*Please note that the complimentary admission programs for Ontario Teachers, Members of the Canadian Armed Forces, as well as First Nations, Métis and Inuit people do not apply to specialized events and group bookings.

Special programming

Scroll down to learn about historical demonstrations on weekends in June, for Indigenous History Month, or to learn about guided tours in July and August.

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

What’s included in your admission

  • Access the fully reconstructed mission community of Sainte-Marie
  • Watch an introductory video on the story of the historic mission headquarters
  • Connect with friendly and knowledgeable costumed historical interpreters
  • Visit the Church of Saint-Joseph, where the graves of Canadian Martyrs Father Jean de Brébeuf and Gabriel Lalemant are located
  • Learn the story of Sainte-Marie with a free audio tour, accessible through the Huronia Historical Parks app
  • Meet our friendly farm animals in the stables
  • View some of North America’s oldest stone masonry
  • Experience our award-winning interactive indoor museum
  • Shop for gifts and souvenirs in our retail store, Flint & Timber Co.
  • Discover culinary delights at Restaurant Sainte-Marie
  • Free same-day admission to the Martyrs Shrine (proof of purchase required)

*Guided tours available for an additional $5 per person from June 29 to August 23

Young indigenous interpreter cutting birchbark

Indigenous History Month

June is Indigenous History Month and we are marking the occasion by offering historical demonstrations:

  • 11 a.m. – historical firestarting methods
  • noon – Indigenous games
  • 1 p.m. – historical firestarting methods
  • 2:30 p.m. – Indigenous games
  • All day – Outdoor and indoor scavenger hunts

This special programming will take place on weekends, on the following dates:

  • June 15 and 16
  • June 22 and 23
  • June 29 and 30

Guided Tours
Daily from June 29 to August 23
*Recommended for people ages 10 and up

VisitorAdmission feeGuided tour feeTotal
Adults$15 tax inc.$5 tax inc.$20 tax inc.
Seniors (65+)
Students (13+)
Youth (6 to 12)
$12 tax inc.$5 tax inc.$17 tax inc.
Indigenous Persons
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces
Ontario Teachers
Martyrs Shrine same-day visitors
Season pass holders
$0$5 tax inc.$5 tax inc.
Un interprète historique costumé qui parle à un groupe d'étudiants dans la cuisine historique à Sainte-Marie

Group visits

Explore guided tours, self-guided visits, hands-on activities and tailored programs for groups of all ages. Larger groups may be eligible for reduced admission rates. Complete our group booking request form today!

Quatres hommes autochtones en habits cérémoniaux, à jouer un gros tambour en chantant


We offer fun and dynamic events all year round! Events have separate admission rates. Please check event webpages for details. Some of our larger events include First Light and National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Vue du ciel de Sainte-Marie-au-pays-des-Hurons, avec la rivière Wye à coté

Deals & packages

During our visitors’ season, your receipt gets you 50% off at Discovery Harbour. Indigenous people, Ontario teachers, and members of the Canadian Armed Forces may gain free entry with valid ID.

Good to know…

Please allow about 1.5 hours for your visit
Please note that rates are subject to change. A support person accompanying a paying visitor with a disability is eligible for free admission.

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: