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Musee de la Civilisation

85, Dalhousie street, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8R2, Canada
+1 418-643-2158
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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 City, in the heart of an historic district and close to Place Royale.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“first nations” (91 reviews)
“cats and dogs” (53 reviews)
“quebec history” (92 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
85, Dalhousie street, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8R2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-643-2158
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed our visit to this museum, especially the exhibit on the brain. Prices were reasonable and you could spend a few hours or an entire day exploring the exhibits.

Thank Fannychup
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a couple hours at the Musee and though we only took in two exhibits, we were both educated and entertained. The Quebec history seemed like a natural place to start and we followed that with the Brain exhibit. We especially enjoyed the hands...More

Thank kathleend245
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is very nice, not too big but all the exhibitions are very good. They had a special exhibit of Herge, the creator of the Tin Tin character. It was very good!!

Thank josepsanjuan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building itself initially captures your attention, but it is the standard of exhibits which impressed me, I particularly liked the history of Quebec from early times up to date. Many interesting incidents I hadn’t heard of before. Also appreciated the Inuit art and history...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to learn about the history of Quebec and other topics of interest I highly recommend visiting this museum. The first exhibit we visited was " This is our Story" This is an exhibition that provides great insight on the Aboriginals of Quebec...More

Thank Bob Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 hours exploring this fascinating museum. There was a special exhibit about the cartoon artist who created the Tintin series — it was amazing. There was also a section dedicated to the history of Quebec, which was also quite interesting. The section on...More

Thank suecassel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 11/2 hrs. in the morning viewing the First Nations exhibit, went to Cafe du Monde nearby for lunch, and spent 2 hrs. in the afternoon at the Brain exhibit. Both exhibits were most informative, and the information was presented in varied ways. At $16,...More

Thank 2juniors
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum, featuring a mixture of science and history, has a good assortment of exhibits on two floors. The exhibits change fairly often, so you will need to check their website to see what they have at the time of your visit. When my husband...More

Thank Lisa Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some interesting exhibits, but I found the displays hard to navigate intelligently. Perhaps arrows on the floor might be helpful?? Also, displays were not necessarily in chronological order...one jumped around the years quite a bit.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't have time to see all this museum had to offer - if you want to see it all should allow 3-4 hours. We saw two exhibits recommended by our tour guide. The "This is Our Story" was wonderful...members of various "First Nations" (tribes)...More

Thank barbara361
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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.
18 August 2016|
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Response from Musees_civilisation | Property representative |
approximately two to three hours
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14 August 2016|
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Response from Dee E | Reviewed this property |
Yes. the displays in both languages. My french is pretty basic so English was a necessity.