COVID-19 situation at Les Forges de Montréal

In this time of containment, Les Forges wishes to reassure its community, members and students about the measures we have taken to avoid contagion within our walls.

Opening hours

The shop is closed to the general public AND the artisan members for an indefinite period.

Visits and demo

All visits and demonstrations have been postponed.

Our team

Our administrative team works from home, as do many of you.

Only our founder blacksmith Mathieu Collette is allowed in the shop and continues to work on his projects.


All classes are suspended and postponed to a later date.

Members access

All members are invited to stay home. The shop is closed for eveyone.

Postponement Policy

In this time of crisis, the courses we offer are our only source of income. We cannot refund every participant Our policy is to postponed all classes until the end of the crisis. Thank you for you undestanding.

Contact us

Email us at or leave us a voice message at 438-386-9182.

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POSTPONED | Integral Knife Workshop – May 30th, 2020

30 May à 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

COVID-19 Registrations are closed. This course is postponed. Participants will be contacted for more details.

Introduction to Traditional Blacksmithing Workshop – June 20th-21st, 2020

20 June à 9:00 am - 21 June à 5:00 pm

To buy your ticket for this event, switch to French (The "FR" button in the upper-right corner of the page). The class will still be taught in both French and English. We'll fix this problem shortly Several times a month we offer the introduction to traditional blacksmithing workshops by professionals in the trade. Whether you are curious about working with metal or want to perfect a particular technique, our trainers will guide your hammer on the anvil OBJECTIVES To become…

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