Tourisme Charlevoix

La Société d’histoire de Charlevoix


The Société d’histoire de Charlevoix is housed in the Riverin forge, a building dating back to 1840. Exhibitions in 2020 (beginning of May): Espace Mémoire Riverin. Hommage aux forgerons Riverin (tribute to the blacksmiths Riverin); Suzy Gagnon and the Cirque du Soleil and works of the painter Bertrand Tremblay; books and magazines sale. Historical information. Guided tours with a historic character on Saint-Étienne Street, upon reservation.


  • Espace-Mémoire Riverin : the story of 4 generations of blacksmiths with the tools of the trade on site. Exhibition on the history La Malbaie’s downtown area. The Société d’histoire de Charlevoix’s magazines and books are sold here.


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    • Souvenir shop
    • Restrooms

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Contact informations

218-CP 5142, Saint-Étienne
La Malbaie (QC)  G5A 1T2

  418 665-8159


Open year-around

Guided tours available on site.

Forge Riverin: open Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. until October 30.


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