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Musee de la Civilisation

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
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Address: 85, Dalhousie street, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8R2, Canada
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+1 418-643-2158
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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This museum is characterized by its innovative and daring outlook. It...

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 City, in the heart of an historic district and close to Place Royale.

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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... read more

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Val d'Or, Canada
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53 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

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Martin, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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.

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Trenton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 to present it in an very artistic way.

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
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!

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Wayne, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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.

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Spring, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
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 interesting. At the end I encourage you to sit and listen to the researcher discussing... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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.

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Markham, Canada
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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 young kids), a Quebec First Nation exhibit and a nano exhibit. Bottom floor had a... More 

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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. We still hope that we will have the pleasure to welcome you again at the... More 

Exeter, New Hampshire
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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 had some really fun interactive exhibits upstairs that kept us all entertained for hours. We... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 exhibits that'll best match your interests -- and you should find something to intrigue just... More 

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