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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” (94 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 yesterday

We visited the museum to see a touring exhibition of the work of Tin-Tin creator Hergé and became so enchanted by his story boards that we almost overlooked the museum’s main exhibition on the first floor, “This is our story…First Nation and Inuit in the...More

Thank Christopher W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice exhibits and roomie. By only concentrating on fewer concepts you get a better depth of each subject.

Thank jakesamdad
Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum really specializes in the history of Quebec and then always has crazy exhibitions from a wide range of interests. It is definitely worth a visit. I recommend 'The People of Quebec: Then and Now'. It's a great historical look at the region and...More

Thank Colby K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had just completed a walking tour and felt it lacked a little on Quebec City history, so visited this museum later the same day. We were lucky to arrive just as one of the free guided tours of the Quebec City exhibit was starting...More

Thank Cretto
Reviewed 1 week ago

We especially enjoyed the special exhibit on the Brain -- that's where we spent most of our time. We walked through some of the others (Design, Quebec from Trappers to Entrepreneurs) but they weren't that exciting. The Observe exhibit was intriguing.

Thank acedaughter
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had visited this museum previously and seen the permanent exhibition. This time, we saw special exhibitions including a fascinating one on Michel Dallaire. Our children LOVED the fairy tale dress-up area and the special magic show that was a holiday season event! A world-class...More

Thank BEM124
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited during the extreme cold weather (-44 with the windchill!) and were delighted to take advantage of the free coat check, as we were able to rid ourselves of the cumbersome hats, scarves, mitts, coats, etc. Seems like a small thing, but this helped...More

Thank AMenegoni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's currently a temporary exhibit in the brain. The content and information was impressive. The regular rooms and exhibits were interesting, especially the local/ native perspective. The price was right, around $36 for a family of 5. We spent a half day while the temps...More

Thank shanandery
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent about an hour and a half at the museum and were able to go to two exhibits, the settling of Quebec and the brain exhibit. As someone interested in psychology and neuroscience, my personal favorite was the exhibit on the brain. The settling...More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked done hill to the farmers market and then over to the museum. When we arrived there my husband was miserable with a hip problem. He said he would just sit on the bench and not tour the museum. It was a delight to...More

Thank Liz S
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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.