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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.
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  • Average9%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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85, Dalhousie street, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8R2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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+1 418-643-2158
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots to see in this museum. Comprehensive overview of history of Quebec...and more. Modern items were fun to see.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Musee has turned into an annual tradition. London Calling this year was a great intro to everything London. Always something new to see, they offer tours that provide a nice overview and they have a new app that has an interesting augmented reality feature....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have never been made to feel as unwelcome with children as I was at this museum. Visited with two boys, 4.5 years and 23 months. In the first exhibit (ici Londres) a guide shouted at them for touching something even though there were no...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I really enjoyed the London exhibit. I arrived early when they opened and still had a line to enter. They had a waking tour which I should have done to get more out of it but I just looked around on my own. It was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting exhibits and nice spaces to explore. A very good gift shop to explore as well. Brit exhibit happening now.

Thank Amy T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent part of day here recently while visiting Quebec City. We loved the quirkiness of a lot of the displays but were really disappointed that there was very little explanation for much of what was on display. Perhaps if you are from this area...More

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently visited the Museum Of Civilization and what I liked about it was that it had a really nice blend of old and new cultural exhibits of clothing, technology and design such as bikes and various other items designed by Quebecers. They even had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Multi Media presentation of the history of Quebec from actual Archeological site and artifacts to media presentations. All age groups can find a fascinating experience.

Thank Laura L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We left the museum for our last day in Quebec and it was a very pleasant surprise. Everyone working there has a nice attitude and you feel welcomed. If you have children, we suggest the lab on the basement (ask for time tickets at your...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is spacious and is well designed, unfortunately I was unable to have time to tour the entire museum due to limitations. I would definitely like to have more than 30 minutes!

Thank Sandra S
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442daciar
17 July 2018|
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Response from lb3003 | Reviewed this property |
At the parking tower situated just in front of the museum. The fee for the whole day is 12 Canadian dollars.
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Renidel
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.
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SileandAl
18 August 2016|
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Response from Musee_civilisation | Property representative |
approximately two to three hours
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