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Musee des Ursulines de Quebec

12 Donnaconna St. | (Near St-Louis), Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3Y7, Canada
+1 418-694-0694
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Fascinating museum and pretty chapel

This is a wonderful museum. One room displays some old embroidery work by Catholic Ursuline... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
barbara361
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Tucson, Arizona
Such history!

If you have an interest in nuns or convents, or have family history or being in one, this beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
darlene s
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regina, sk
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This unusual museum pays a historical tribute to the deeds of Ursuline nuns in Quebec.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“young women” (12 reviews)
“boarding school” (10 reviews)
“small museum” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12 Donnaconna St. | (Near St-Louis), Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3Y7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful museum. One room displays some old embroidery work by Catholic Ursuline sisters. Amazing detailed work. Then there are several larger rooms containing exhibits about the sisters and their work. They were basically a teaching order and the exhibits tell of how...More

Thank barbara361
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have an interest in nuns or convents, or have family history or being in one, this beautiful old tour is a must. It is self guided and can be done easily within an hour. Lots of very interesting information of a time gone...More

Thank darlene s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really a museum not to miss. The embroidery exhibits on the ground floor are exquisite. The exhibition of the school, and the experience of girls and novices, are very well documented and displayed with many interactive audio points. It’s all housed in a light, airy...More

Thank JubileePhil
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This museum is in upper town Quebec not far from Hotel Chateau Frontenac. The museum does a great job in showing how the first school for girls in Quebec got started by Ursuline nuns in 1639. The exhibits are well narrated in both English and...More

Thank Bob Q
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I only visited the chapel, not the museum. The chapel is beautiful. At least when we visited it was quite peaceful, without the crowds of most of the rest of the Quebec City.

Thank Leon T
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

if you’re Catholic and you’re looking for peace go to this place and you will find and peaceful with God ... what a good history about the nuns, that’s reminding me my primary, I was crying, the nuns really touched my heart.

Thank Ocan23
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

$10CDN entrance fee to go into this marvelous small museum that lets you into the world of a young woman in the New World going into boarding school here or joining the convent to become a bride of Christ. Examples of the curriculum, the fees,...More

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This was really interesting, and beautifully presented. A sweet small museum that shares what life was like in the Ursulines' school and order. Exhibits are thoughtfully and artfully done, progressively narrated, and really added to the context of the French history of Quebec.

Thank MSmith338
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The museum is small. But, it will give you the history of the Ursuline Sister and their settlement in Québec, as well as an account of their boarding school. It is surprisingly well structured and have a great deal of items used in the boarding,...More

Thank AlexandraPR_1961
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I visited this museum in February 2013 and found it very interesting concerning the lives of the nuns and teaching school back during the 19th century.

Thank wendy o
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