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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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179 Grande Allee Ouest | 1 ave. Wolfe-Montcalm, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5H3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have visited this museum many time. It is a must to be done in Québec city. The architecture of this building and multiple rooms are very nice.

Thank Hugo L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The exhibits in the main building were well thought out, interesting, and worth a half-day's time. As with all Museums, admission plus parking can get expensive, but it was an enjoyable visit.

Thank wfym
Reviewed 5 days ago

Quebec's marvellous art gallery houses wonderful collections of old and modern Quebec art, Inuit and contemporary art. The gallery has four main buildings, or pavilions. The spectacular modern Pierre Lassonde pavilion houses contemporary and Inuit art and a great collection of 18th century paintings by...More

Thank beantony15
Musée national ... b, Web-content and community manager at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking time to write a comment. We are glad that you appreciated your visit to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. Marie-Hélène Raymond Web-content and community manager Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit.. great contemporary art and good temporary exhibits. I loved the lighting and the architecture. Great open spaces, two restaurants.. and outdoor hammocks!

Thank Catherine G
Musée national ... b, Web-content and community manager at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your nice comment. We are glad that you appreciated your visit to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. Marie-Hélène Raymond Web-content and community manager Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec des beaux-arts du Québec.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Phillipe Halsman photography exhibit was phenomenal, as well as the Canadian/Inuit art on the top floor. The gallery has a wide variety of art, and you can leisurely make your way through in just a few hours - it isn't overwhelmingly large or busy.

Thank Christian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is actually three buildings connected by an underground tunnel. The Halsman exhibit is well worth seeing, and the collection of contemporary Quebec art is very good. One of the buildings was formerly the Quebec jail, and the cells have been preserved. The exhibit...More

Thank dwt45
Musée national ... b, Web-content and community manager at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your nice comment. We are glad that you appreciated your visit to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. Marie-Hélène Raymond Web-content and community manager Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wandered around each exhibit in the 2 hours I had, and loved the art and the spaces it is presented in.

Thank Vermonters4
Musée national ... b, Web-content and community manager at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your nice comment. We are glad that you appreciated your visit to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. Marie-Hélène Raymond Web-content and community manager Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Just" a good museum of fine arts. Many interesting collections, from classic to modern. The buildings themselves are worth special attention. Plan to spend at least half a day there. I was confused that the admission price is not published anywhere (we entered from the...More

Thank WickedWitchOfEast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately, we did not plan enough time to go through the whole museum, but what we saw was really neat! The different galleries had a range of themes, so there was a little something for everyone. Loved the contemporary art! Also, part of the museum...More

Thank TR667
Musée national ... b, Web-content and community manager at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your nice comment. We are glad that you appreciated your visit to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. Marie-Hélène Raymond Web-content and community manager Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are museum junkies. We try to go to one a day. We went for the Broussard collection of Inuit art, at Beaux Artes ( Fine Arts ) What was shown about 100 pieces of 2,600 was exquisite. We wondered why so few are currently...More

Thank Lyn D
Musée national ... b, Web-content and community manager at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking time to write a comment. We are sorry that you did not appreciate your visit to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec as much as we thought you would... Marie-Hélène Raymond Web-content and community manager Musée national des beaux-arts du...More

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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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