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Musee du Fort

10 rue Sainte Anne, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4S7, Canada (Downtown Quebec City)
(418) 692-2175
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Ranked #28 of 146 Attractions in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Owner description: This small museum chronicles the history of the city, including the numerous battles fought for its control.

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Santiago, Chile
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

In 30 minutes you can watch a film and learned a lot about the history of Canada and quebec region, all the wars are easily and clearly explained to visitors

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Dexter, Maine
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This was a very nice addition to our trip. The diorama was most interesting and we discovered much more than I knew from all the studies I did on the subject. The show is presented in French and English and well worth it. I had a great time and came away with more knowledge than I entered with.

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Ottawa, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Friends had recommended we stop in for the short (20-30mins) movie and diorama provided here. It is well worth the $8 admission fee. The show is available in both English and French, alternating every half hour. This is a great refresher history course for us canadians, and would be a great starting point for others to provide some context for... More

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Yardville, New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We were very impressed by this museum. We did not expect the really Hi-Tech effects of the military history of Quebec. It was a first rate sight and sound experience and we learned a lot. Don't pass this one by!

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Sydney, Australia
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201 reviews 201 reviews
133 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I really enjoyed this Museum.. Really well done multimedia presentation in alternate English and French time slots. Gives a very concise overview of the history of Quebec City in an interesting and dramatic way. Highly recommended.

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Top Contributor
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46 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Interesting museum which is worth a casual visit if you are in the area. Probably a must if you are very interested in military history. Quebec has had a long & troubled past.

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Darien, Connecticut
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38 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My husband and I are both very much into history and when I read about this place I knew that we had to come here and we were both so glad that we did! How they presented the history of Quebec was very impressive! With a very detailed dioramic to feast your eyes upon you also have documentary style movie... More

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Toronto, Canada
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75 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Directly south of the Chateau Frontenac, this is not actually a museum as I had thought. There is a presentation on the various battles of Quebec City in it's history. They use lights and a little model of Quebec City. It's sort of interesting but some people started falling asleep. Not sure if it's worth the $8 per person.

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Vancouver, Canada
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126 reviews 126 reviews
33 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Musee du Fort is right near the Place du Armes and the Chateau Frontenac. For those who need just a break in the day, Musee du Fort presents about a 20 minute show in an air conditioned theatre that is very interesting and informative.

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Montreal, Quebec
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wow! A wonderful presentation on the history and battles that happened in Quebec. It's basically a movie (documentary type) with a scale model of the city and surrounding battlefields that includes lights and effects that are timed with the narration. Following the action on the model was very helpful to understanding the intricacies of how everything went down during the... More

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