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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 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
85, Dalhousie street, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8R2, Canada
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Visited this museum with my family of four, including kids 7 and 11, as part of a Canada vacation recently. I was a bit anxious on how well the kids would enjoy it. Before the trip, when the kids heard the name of the museum,...More
We didn't leave ourselves nearly enough time to explore this excellent museum. I can't comment on the London Calling part because we didn't both with that. We were just interested in learning more about Quebec and we did - about the indigenous people; about the...More
An excellent collection and exhibition of the indigenous story . It is well presented and interactive . It places it in the historical context of Quebec. It faces some very confronting truths regarding indigenous history. A must see for any one wishing to learn about...More
We only had time to stay 3 hours in this museum, and we spent most of that time in the Quebec history portion of the museum. If you want a comprehensive overview of Quebecois history from the first people to present day, this is the...More
Am writing this as I sit in the museum because I found the entire experience to be such a disappointment. One example: The London exhibit was poorly executed featuring a voice over artist who embodied London (very corny) yet couldn’t speak the language properly. The...More
We recently visited two marquee exhibitions are the Musée de la civilisation in Quebec City.
London Calling [Ici Londres] (3 stars)
We were looking forward to this exhibition, but we were disappointed.
The exhibition deals with the creative transformations that have shaped London since the...More
Even if your not a big fan of museums, this is a very special place to learn more about Quebec yesterday and today and to visit the exhibit on the First Nations peoples and their history . It was one of the highlights of our...More