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Archaeological, historical and horticultural itineraries. Day camps, groups, school trips and educational activities.

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HOW TO GET HERE

The Reford Gardens are located in Grand-Métis, Quebec, on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, halfway between Rimouski and Matane.

RATES & SCHEDULE

OPENING

Following the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications’ official May 22nd announcement, the Reford Gardens are pleased to announce their official opening on June 20, 2020. In order to ensure a safe environment for all visitors, we’re reshaping the way people visit the Gardens this year, but will still focus on creating a replenishing experience that allows visitors to reconnect with nature. Note that as of July 18th, wearing a mask or face covering that covers the nose and mouth is now mandatory in enclosed or partially enclosed public places, such as bathrooms. In the meantime, subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on social media for the latest details. We look forward to seeing you again!

OPEN HOURS

Every day from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm including holidays.
From June 20 to october 4, 2020. Ticket booth closes at 5:00 pm.

RATES

Adults: $22
Students*: $19
Young adults (14 to 18)*: $11
Kids (13 and under)*: Free

*Proof of age required.
Taxes included.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Amex and direct deposits.

RATES

Tour operators and Travel agents (click below to learn more)

Ouverture : 1 juin au 6 octobre 2020

La billetterie est ouverte tous les jours selon l’horaire suivant :

Ouverture Fermeture de la billeterie Fermeture du site
Juin 8 h 30 18 h 20 h
Juillet et Août 8 h 30 18 h 20 h
Septembre 8 h 30 17 h 18 h
Octobre 8 h 30 17 h 18 h

You must allow between 1:30 and 3 hours for the visit of the historic gardens and 1 hour for the International Garden Festival, presented from June 20 to September 7, 2020.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know about reopening

DO I NEED TO RESERVE A TICKET ONLINE ?

WILL I RECEIVE MY MEMBERSHIP CARD BY MAIL ?

WILL I HAVE TO WAIT IN LINE TO ACCESS THE GARDENS ?

CAN I RESERVE A WHEELCHAIR OR AN UMBRELLA ?

ARE EXHIBITIONS OPEN THIS SUMMER ?

SHOULD I WEAR A MASK ?

IS MY TICKET REFUNDABLE IN THE EVENT OF RAIN OR BAD WEATHER?

CAN I BRING MY DOG ?

CAN I RESERVE A PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR ?

WILL WE BE ABLE TO EAT IN THE GARDENS ?

CAN I BRING MY LAPTOP AND WORK OUTSIDE ?

CAN I EXPECT THE USUAL SEASON’S PROGRAM BY MAIL ?

CAN I RESERVE ACCOMMODATION ON SITE ?

SHOULD I RESERVE MY PICNIC BASKET?

On se retrouve aux Jardins.  À bientôt !

MAP

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WORKING
IN NATURE

ECO House ERE132

LEED® Platinum and Novoclimat 2.0 certified, the ERE 132 Eco Home, located in the Reford Gardens, is a perfect example of eco-contruction. Built with environmentally responsible products and technologies, its construction methodologies were based on regional Bas-Saint-Laurent knowledge and know-how. It’s a place for new discoveries, exchanges and sustainable building research. During the tourist season, visitors can enjoy additional programming around the theme “To build is to choose”, which highlights the benefits of eco-construction. From October to May, visitors can also rent the ERE 132 Eco Home for meetings or short stays. Its three bedrooms can easily accommodate up to six people and give the renters privileged access to the Reford Gardens.

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Internship House

A beautifully pared-down house by Canadian architect Pierre Thibault located in the legendary Reford Gardens. Over the summer, the home is used by designers and interns. It’s an ideal location for strategic retreats, outdoor yoga camps or family gatherings. Comfort, nature and a touch of Nordic-inspired sobriety await you. For ski buffs, the home is roughly twenty minutes away from Mont-Comi. It’s also a few steps away from the Mitis River Park for those who prefer snowshoeing or hiking. The Maison des Stagiaires can be rented for meetings or short stays. It can accommodate up to ten people in its three bedrooms and dormitory, and gives renters privileged access to the Reford Gardens.

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