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Musee des Ursulines de Quebec

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This unusual museum pays a historical tribute to the deeds of Ursuline nuns in Quebec.
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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 23 August 2018

We walked from the Parliament down to the Ursuline museum in under 10 minutes (downhill) and spent about an hour in the museum. The exhibits are self-guided and really well prepared. The most effective displays were the listening stations with headsets on which you listen...More

Thank PK_Maryland
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Knew nothing about the Ursuline community, so the museum was very helpful. Sad to see the community moving...and disappearing.

Thank hjfoley49
Reviewed 10 August 2018

A beautiful story about women devoted to the education of young girls and also for caring for MONTCLAM, hero of Quebec!

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Good museum from the religious order that shows how the Ursulines arrived in Quebec at the seventeenth century. Some rooms are dedicated to the boarding schools for girls. Instruments and mobilia from the XIX.

Thank Paulomen
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We did not have time to visit the pay portion of the museum but there was a small free exhibit of the embroidery work of the Ursuline Nuns that was fascinating and beautiful.

Thank travelmom88
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum. Their free exhibit about embroidery was amazing. It’s really interesting to see how it was done and the amount of detail used. The explanations were very clear and detailed and we really enjoyed the portions talking about the boarding school...More

Thank okayteapot
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This quiet museum is dedicated to the work of the Ursuline sisters who originally came from France to establish a convent and to teach young girls. There are some very interesting artifacts and exhibits as well as some extraordinary embroidery work on display. The photographs...More

1  Thank 79williams2014
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The Ursuline Sisters came to Quebec form France and founded this first school for girls in North America in 1641 - educating both white immigrants and native Americans. Their founder, St. Marie of the Incarnation, is recognized as being instrumental to the founding of Quebec...More

4  Thank Helen W
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We went there because it was near our hotel and someone from this forum informed the access is free. That is not correct. To enter in the museum and have a guided visit there is fee (12 or 16 dollars, I’m not sure). But you...More

Thank Marcos S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

It's a small museum, takes about an hour to tour on your own. The building itself is old and interesting. Many exhibits of what life was like for a young girl choosing the life of a nun, which was very a very arduous life. We...More

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