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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...more
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
85, Dalhousie street, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8R2, Canada
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A well thought out history of Quebec and it's people including a wonderful display on Quebec's large indigenous populations. We also liked the design of the building and how it did not take anything away from the Old Town of Quebec
This modern museum is elegant and interesting. The special London exhibition was quite wonderful. Everything is exhibited with an artistic and impactful touch. While not an absolute must see, I am glad that I did not miss it. A lovely regional level museum.
If you want to understand the history of Quebec go here. It is beautifully designed and encourages you to slowly absorb all the information you can. We were so transfixed by the indigenous people section we didn't hear the announcement they were closing. Our only...More
We spent about 4 and a half hours here, and covered pretty well everything - which was a LOT. The special "London Calling" exhibit was really interesting, and the permanent exhibit of Quebec - Then and Now was very informative. The "Observe" rooms (interactive/clue-driven) were...More
PRICING: $17 per adult, kids under 11 were free.
LAYOUT: well signposted, easy to follow maps and ticketing desk told us where to go with the kids (8 &11). Displays wee haphazard though.
HISTORY: all sorts of Interesting relics from the first snow machine to...More
As a history teacher, I enjoyed learn8ng more about Canadian history. I learned that the French Canadians refer to the Outcome of the French and 8ndian War as the Conquest. But beyond that there was much more. I highly recommend a visit to this museum.
We enjoyed the London exhibit and the Inuit exhibit. There were a number of other things to see if you have the time. Our lunch in the cafe was a nice sandwich which the staff warmed for us.
Clean restrooms and plenty of seating opportunities...More
The name of this museum is a little misleading; the history of Civilization would a difficult subject to cover comprehensively. However, it is an excellent museum dedicated to the history and culture of the Quebec Province. Exhibits cover from First Nation in prehistoric times, to...More
We came to Quebec in summer and winter. We didn't come to the museum in summer, but did in winter when we were looking for something to do inside. it met our needs well, but I wouldn't say it's the top thing to do in...More