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Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ)

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Address: Parc des Champs-de-Bataille | 1 ave. Wolfe-Montcalm, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5H3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 418-643-2150
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Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Make known, promote and preserve Quebec art of all periods.

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The musee is about 10-15 minute walk from the old town walls. Its €18 for an adult which is more expensive than its equivalent in montreal but I thought it was better quality and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Limerick, Ireland
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Limerick, Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The musee is about 10-15 minute walk from the old town walls. Its €18 for an adult which is more expensive than its equivalent in montreal but I thought it was better quality and worth the price. I was about 2.5 hrs going through it on a rainy day. The exhibitions of four 20th century canadian artists was excellent (Bryan... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is a nice museum and it is nice to be able to see art made by artists of Quebec. Be sure to look at the temporary expositions, they are usually quite nice.

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New York City, New York
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236 reviews 236 reviews
100 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A delightful surprise and well constructed musuem. We enjoyed the Brian Adams photography exhibit (didn't know of his second career - shame on us), This musuem is in the old jail which makes it architecturally interesting. Don't miss.

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Musée national ... b, Édimestre et gestionnaire de communauté at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a comment. It is always nice to read "Don't miss" :-) We are glad that you appreciated your visit to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and Bryan Adams' exhibition. Best regards, Marie-Hélène Raymond Web-content and community manager Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec More 

toronto
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec is definitely worth visiting. The gallery specializes in modern art pieces compared to historical collections.

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Musée national ... b, Édimestre et gestionnaire de communauté at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write a comment. It is always nice to read a review that says "definitely worth visiting" :-) We are glad that you appreciated your visit to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. Best regards, Marie-Hélène Raymond Web-content and community manager Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec More 

Calgary, Canada
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94 reviews 94 reviews
22 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Visited to see the Jean Paul Lemieux room (Quebec artist) and the Bryan Adams exhibit. Though a good number of photographs in the B. Adams collection, we were disappointed. As my friend remarked we were expecting more private, personal photos of celebrities, not the very often posed ones that we could see similarly in any magazine. Add to that that... More 

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Musée national ... b, Édimestre et gestionnaire de communauté at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a comment. We are glad that you appreciated your visit to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, even though Bryan Adams' photos disapointed you a bit... Some people love, some people don't ;-) Since you,ve visit Jean Paul Lemieux's exhibition, you've probably notice that the old jail is in fact one of... More 

New York
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168 reviews 168 reviews
48 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is a wonderful museum, both in terms of the architecture of the building and the exhibits we saw. Without a doubt our favorite was the temporary photography exhibit called "Bryan Adams. Exposed." His work is incredible. Yes, there were plenty of famous faces (he had access), but the section of the exhibit showing British war veterans was quite moving.... More 

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Musée national ... b, Édimestre et gestionnaire de communauté at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a comment. We are glad that you appreciated your visit to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and that the temporary exhibition of Bryan Adams' photos impressed you. Is'nt he talented? ;-) Best regads, Marie-Hélène Raymond Web-content and community manager Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec More 

Varennes, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The museum present many forms of art from quebecers and canadians. There are artists from the word in special exhibitions.

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Musée national ... b, Web-content and community manager at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this review

Dear Alain, Thank you for taking time to write a review regarding our Museum on TripAvisor. We really appreciate it. You are right: the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec's function is to make know, promote and preseve Québec art of all periods, from ancient art to contemporary art, and to ensure a place for international art through acquisitions, exhibitions... More 

Belgrade, Serbia
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434 reviews 434 reviews
379 attraction reviews
274 helpful votes 274 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

In the vast Plains of Abraham is settled this great Quebec City museum. Almost in the center of the Battlefield Park, in the Avenue of George VI, with view at the Grande Allee and at another side, toward the Laurence River, is located the great art edifice. There are many art works, mostly produced in Quebec, by Quebec artists. Some... More 

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Musée national ... b, Web-content and community manager at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this review

Dear Oleg, Thank you for taking time to write such a nice review regarding the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. We really appreciate it. You are right: we mostly show work from Quebec's artists since it's part of our mission: make known, promote and preserve Québec art of all periods, from ancient art to contemporary art, but also to... More 

Montreal, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Musée national des beaux-art du Québec is a fine arts museum located on the Plaines d'Abraham. There are many permanent exhibits as well as temporary one. Depending on how much you want to see, you can spend 1h or 1 day there. We saw an three exhibit of photographs, including one of photographs taken by an American photojournalist who... More 

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Musée national ... b, Web-content and community manager at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this review

Dear Isabelle, Thank you for taking time to write a review regarding the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. We really appreciate it. We are glad you had a great time at our museum and that you enjoyed our Photo Season exhibitons. Hope to see you back soon in Québec! Marie-Hélène Raymond Web-content and community manager Musée national des beaux-arts... More 

Chicoutimi, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A wonderful museum with bilingual exhibits. The special exhibits as well as the permanent ones are fantastic. Staff are friendly and available to discuss a variety of items from art to architecture. Well worth the cost of admission. The elevator was not working on the 4th, caused those in wheelchairs a few issues.

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Musée national ... b, Web-content and community manager at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for a your nice comment. We are glad that you appreciated your visit to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. You are right, the elevator not working are causing a few issues to some visitors, but we offer help and it will be soon repaired. Hope to see you back soon! Marie-Hélène Raymond Web-content and community... More 

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