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Musee de la civilisation

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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
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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 6 days ago

My last visit was mainly for the London Calling exhibition, which is on until March 10, 2019. It turned out even better than I imagined, cleverly showcasing the creativity of London from post-war period to today. The expected famous names in music and design are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank innaMontreal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small but neat museum, good place to learn the history of Quebec City. The way they lay out the exhibit was interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank yumm2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the People of Quebec Then and Now exhibit, it was great to see some interesting artifacts. The London Calling exhibit was also fantastic and included good audio tour with the pieces on display. Only issue was the very robotic not so friendly ticket...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank OneSleepyHippo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$17 plus $2 to check your coat plus an extra $5 for the special exhibit on London. Not very exciting exhibits on the history of Quebec City. Better audiovisual history at the Musée de l’Amerique francophone for $10

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Dominique7339
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum provides historical information that will enhance quebec city visit. Good first nation and inuit exhibits, as well as extensive information re French and English battles over this strategic port.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SueK167
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked the exhibition about the Inuit. There are many native groups in Quebec. The exhibition shows how they lived before and how they live now. But this exhibition is about a quarter of the entire exhibition area. There are other exhibitions in the museum,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank JohannaEU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum was spacious and I particularly liked Native American Tribe information presented. Too bad there was not a Senior Discount. Nice museum to go with your children.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mark MinSoo L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this museum, and am happy to report that it has good exhibits, and is well laid out. Two weeks ago, we had the pleasure of staying in a wonderful hotel directly behind the museum. On Saturday evening at 10:00 pm the museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dons849
Musee_civilisation, Responsable des relations publiques at Musee de la civilisation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, We are sorry to read that. A private event was held that night and we have been told about the loud music. We now make sure the music is kept at a level that allows people to celebrate but without preventing our neighbor's customers...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had so much fun at this museum! There were many different exhibits that were all enjoyable and educational. We went to get out of the snow and stayed for a couple hours.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KateR50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely spectacular experience from the minute you arrive. Beautiful decor, attentive service. The food preparation is beautiful and is a culinary experience. Do not leave Quebec City without visiting Highly recommend. 5 star experience!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 926jeffu
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16 July 2018|
Response from lb3003 | Reviewed this property |
At the parking tower situated just in front of the museum. The fee for the whole day is 12 Canadian dollars.
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 Musee_civilisation | Property representative |
approximately two to three hours
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