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Musee de la Civilisation

85, Dalhousie street, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8R2, Canada
+1 418-643-2158
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This museum is characterized by its innovative and daring outlook. It defines itself as a seat of knowledge and ideas, a museum endowed with valuable collections, an education centre and a living memory. It is located in the region's capital, Quebec City, in the heart of an historic district and close to Place Royale.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
85, Dalhousie street, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8R2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-643-2158
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum is packed with interactive exhibits--and they're not just fun for kids! The three of us (all adults) got sucked into various parts of the museum, spending about 3 hrs there. Just don't try too hard to figure out how each exhibit is related--simply...More

Thank Umbellularia
Reviewed 5 days ago

we where waiting for our bus to chicutimi so did not have the time to see all but what i did see was well worth it like old coins old tools pul out draws that had more information great

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent a lot of time here learning about the history, seeing the Tin Tin exhibit, the dog and cat exhibit and the brain exhibit. Great for a family with a nine year old and a teen.

Thank misanthropicdreamer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent out last afternoon in Quebec here, and really enjoyed it. The large exhibit that gives a detailed history of Quebec is outstanding, and gives you a true appreciation of what a unique place it is. We also spent a lot of time in the...More

Thank wxinms1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice facility and displays only tarnished by many children on field trips some of which were rude. It was worth the trip. I would recommend going. Interesting displays. Still had a fun time.

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The permanent collection nicely displays the story of the Canadian French heritage and how it becae integrated with England colonies. Depending on the level of detail you may want to see, the visit may last from 1.5 to 3 hours. Themuseum also hosts interesting showcases;...More

Thank Enrique P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my 13 years old son though we will spend an hour or so in this museum and will continue to explore Quebec. It was not a case. After spending almost 5 hours here we both (yes, teenager boy as well :-) !) still...More

1  Thank Mtop3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there with my 10 year old and my 12 year old. They had fun checking out every single exhibit, whether is science related or art related. There were some interactive games too. It is a great place for parents to bring their children.

Thank Hirashiki
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked here sort of by mistake.Great bathrooms, cafe, place to sit in the shade and get ice-cream and of course visit the museum.Nice gift shop.

Thank Bellaluna64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great surprise! We didn't expect much, but this museum is really amazing! We spent approx. 3hrs there and didn't see everything. The tickets are quite cheap compared to other museums we've been to, there's also a discount for people up to 30yrs. We...More

1  Thank Le B
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14 October 2016|
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Response from BigGandLittleT | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a coat check on the main floor, right near the ticket counter. You can't miss it.
17 August 2016|
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Response from Musees_civilisation | Property representative |
approximately two to three hours
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13 August 2016|
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Response from Dee E | Reviewed this property |
Yes. the displays in both languages. My french is pretty basic so English was a necessity.