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Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ)

179 Grande Allee Ouest | 1 ave. Wolfe-Montcalm, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5H3, Canada
+1 418-643-2150
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The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec is located on the Plains of Abraham. Its four pavilions house a collection of over 38,000 works dating from the 17th century to present day. On top of world-class exhibitions and cultural activities, visitors can also enjoy the restaurant, café and gift shop.
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179 Grande Allee Ouest | 1 ave. Wolfe-Montcalm, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5H3, Canada
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

There are three floors of interesting pictures, forms, tapestries and other forms of art. All are very interesting, even if one doesn't know or appreciate such things.

Thank savannahsandy
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The collection here is a little unbalanced and prominently featured modern and contemporary art. Not suitable for classical fans.

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We thought " good rainy day activity" but quite frankly were not impressed. 3 buildings should have had a much better selection but it was all a bit samey! Only artists from Quebec which really limited the style. The buildings were lovely, with long wide...More

1  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We especially enjoyed the exhibit of Inuit Art. We enjoyed a very enjoyable delicious meal at the museum Restuarant.

Thank Rangeleyman
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Much improved. The CHARLES BAILLAIRGÉ PAVILION is worth a visit in its own right. Well displayed.Take in the Plains of Abraham while you are there.

Thank n s
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Excellent exhibits, too much modern and avant-garde art for our tastes but a good collection of other art as well. On a nice day it's a long but manageable walk from the old city.

1  Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 10 October 2016

One of the finest museums I have visited.So much to enjoy. The new wing is great and has a fantastic collection of Inuit sculptures. The Riopelle room in the old wing is totally fabulous. Quite easy to get to - just a half hour pleasant...More

Thank simonr652014
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent gathering of Quebecois Art. Three buildings. I loved the old jail. The new building has a phenomenal display and narrative of Inuit carvings. Really breath-taking on many levels. Beautiful temporary exhibit of Pierre Bonnard. Well worth the visit.

Thank sneff222
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We have visited the Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ) many times over the years. On our most recent visit we were able to experience the museum's new Pierre Lassonde pavilion for the first time. The Pierre Lassonde pavilion opened on June 24, 2016...More

1  Thank BigGandLittleT
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Did not expect this to be about local arts but it was exceptionally well represented. The museum itself is well-designed, open, covering historic to contemporary/modern art. I really enjoyed the modern section with the works of Pellan and Riopelle. There are food options from fine...More

Thank DJDNPV
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lovethatbark
23 October 2016|
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Response from turtleinfalmouth | Reviewed this property |
I know the area very well. There is a large parking lot adjacent to the Museum, on its East side. It is not free, but rates are reasonable. There is also plenty of metered parking along the street, just West of the Museum... More
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Margaret K
10 January 2015|
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Response from Musée national ... b | Property representative |
Hello, the MNBAQ is open all year 'round, that is true. Our visiting hours in October are Tuesday to Sunday (closed Monday) from 10 am to 5 pm. We are open on Wednesday nights until 9pm (and it's half-price!) Adults $ 18... More
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