The historical park of Pointe-du-Moulin is known for its old 300-year-old windmill and its miller’s house which was built in 1785. Engage in our guided tours offered by dedicated guides who will share their passion for history with you.
Learn about the traditional life of the eighteenth century accompanied by one of our guide straight out of the regime seigneurial. Begin your visit of the old windmill built in 1705, familiarizing yourself with the rotating roof, the capstan or the 1500-pound millstones. See our Schedule and Rates for hours of visits. During the days of animation, the miller is ready to receive you from 9:30, until 17:00.
The miller's house
Following your visit of the windmill, you can go to the miller’s house where his wife will present you the two main rooms of the house, the bedroom and the kitchen. On entering, you will be comforted by the good smell of the bread prepared by the bakery Deux Grains at the mill and then baked in the ancestral bread oven. See Schedule and Rates for hours of visits. During the days of animation, the woman of the miller is ready to receive you from 9:30, until 17:00.
From St. Jean Baptiste, on Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am, our guides start baking delicious homemade bread along with tasty cookies in our nearly 300-year-old oven. They are usually ready around noon.
Our guides will revive our ancestors’ past with an archery workshop. Archery workshops take place every weekend at 1:00 pm. If you happen to visit the park and feel like shooting a few arrows on week days, ask a guide and they’ll be glad assist you.
The Rabaska outing activity on Lac Saint-Louis is one of the most popular activities for school groups. For about an hour, the children can paddle in the Bay and even go to the windmill at the other end of the Park.