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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 31 October 2016

During our visit to Quebec City we decided to include a few Musee (Museum) in our itinerary. The first one we visited. Musee de la Civilisation was holding a number of interesting exhibits but the one that caught our daughter’s interest was the Cats &...More

Thank BreezeRidge3
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The Library at Night exhibit was amazing. This was a virtual reality visit to 10 libraries around the world. You feel like you are inside the libraries at Alexandria and Sarajevo when they are burning.

Thank Roxy Z
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This museum provided some of the most intense learning experiences I've ever had at a museum. Beautifully and creatively presented, the First Nations and World Revolutions exhibits were incredible, informative and challenging. An afternoon of expansion, for sure.

Thank LiznSteve
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Museum filled with lots of centres of learning. Do not miss the aAboriginal display.it imoutstanding. Very interactive displays which are engaging and full of learning opportunities

Thank mbeale2016
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great history lesson of the history from early 17th century. Well worth the $$, visit early at opening for the best visit

Thank jabbo21
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this museum. Had free English tours available within the different exhibits. Great overview of the history of Quebec City. Free coat check available. Easily spend 2-3 hours here.

Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good museum. The "Libraries at Night" exhibit was fascinating, esp the VR (signup required) experience. Also enjoyed the Quebequois history exhibit. Lunch at the cafeteria was good, average price, good selection.

Thank XineF
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This curiously named museum mystified me somewhat before I went there but everything was pretty quickly revealed. The curators have left no stone unturned in their search for material on the history of Quebec. There is an historic video and a wealth of historic material....More

Thank Roslyn35
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The museum did an excellent job of hosting 340 of us for appetizers, open bar, wine, and dinner and entertainment. Very good food

Thank kakaface
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I Love Museums! All kind of Museums! I live in Québec so i've visited the Musée de la civilisation a lot! And every time, even if the exposition appeal me, i'm always anxious to get out of the room. Too dark, it's hard to read...More

Thank Catherine P
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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.