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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
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85, Dalhousie street, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8R2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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+1 418-643-2158
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting building. Bizarre collections, but the collection about Quebec history is worth a visit. Decent cafe upstairs.

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a rainy day we headed off to this museum recommended by hotel. Very interesting exhibits in a beautiful setting.

Thank mrelm
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Maureen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank ABBusa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

1  Thank catpett
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank BigGandLittleT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank 444Terri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this museum, which shows and explains life over several hundred years in French Canada. We learnt a lot but found the order of the visit rather confusing and illogical.

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442daciar
17 July 2018|
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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.
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Renidel
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.
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SileandAl
18 August 2016|
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Response from Musee_civilisation | Property representative |
approximately two to three hours
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