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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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  • Excellent53%
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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 3 days ago

I visited with close friends three expositions yesterday, two with guides. The experience was magical.They were: Mad about brain Nanotech: The invisible revolution This is our story

Thank Farmazone
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was raining on the day I planned to see the sights, so I spent a good art of the day in the Musee de la Civilization. The exhibits were interesting especially the history of Quebec City.

1  Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its right there with all other attractions in old Quebec .The existence of the Indian culture can not be ignored as they were a huge part of the fur trade. This museum had the most amazing artifacts of Eskimo and Indian culture and they manage...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful museum which is fantastically well presented. The history of the 'local peoples' is so well displayed and so very, very interesting!

Thank ClaireandG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is very large. We spent our time in the history of Quebec and the Australian exhibit. Wish I had more stamina to see more. Do go.

Thank bearmate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a museum currently running an eclectic mix of presentations. The one about cats and dogs is very interesting so take time to sit, put on the headphones and listen to the various topics being discussed. The Quebec "past to present" displays are very...More

Thank Gumgrove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting mix of exhibitions from cats and dogs to Quebec's history. A lot of kids when we were there which was frustrating with all the running around. Was a nice museum but we wouldn't go back.

Thank tracey h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hop on hop off bus tour told us this was the most visited museum in Canada. After my visit, I highly doubt it. New building is nice, but few exhibits of interest. Top floor was a dog and cat exhibit (may be good for...More

Thank Kelly O
Musees_civilisation, Responsable des relations clients at Musee de la Civilisation, responded to this review

Hi, We are deeply sorry that your visit at the Musée didn't meet your expectations. If you have any specific suggestion to improve what we offer, don't hesitate to share your toughts with us. Thanks again for taking the time to right us your feedback....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't sure what to expect from this museum, but the whole family loved it. There are beautiful exhibits on the history of Quebec and the culture of Native Americans that would have been worth the price of admission on their own, but they also...More

Thank jene354
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely and large museum with an interior courtyard cafe. You could select a few exhibits and be back outdoors in 90 minutes - or you could spend several hours. The info desk is very helpful - they'll guide you in selecting the...More

1  Thank J-D-DFW
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Can you leave coats and small backpacks in a locker while visiting museums?
15 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.
How much time does it typically take to see the museum? We only have 2 hours available. Merci
18 August 2016|
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Response from Musees_civilisation | Property representative |
approximately two to three hours
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Are the displays in both languages? We found that some museums in Quebec have French-only signage which makes the exhibits far less interesting to those who do not speak French.
14 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.