For the sake of conservation of buildings reproductions, the site opened to the public in 1993. Since then, there are thousands of visitors every year.
Many activities are offered to visitors, such as a guided tour of the site punctuated by encounters with historical figures or horse show Les filles de la forêt, combining aerial circus and horses demonstrations. In addition, the site performs since 1996, in collaboration with Quebec Archaeology Laboratory at the University of Chicoutimi, some archaeological excavations which have provided insight occupation of Saguenay territory from prehistory to the contact period. During the operating season, an archaeologist transmit this knowledge to visitors during the guided tour.