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Musee du Fort

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Address: 10 rue Sainte Anne, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3X1, Canada
Phone Number: (418) 692-2175
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This small museum chronicles the history of the city, including the...

This small museum chronicles the history of the city, including the numerous battles fought for its control.

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Worthwhile but a bit disappointed

This museum displays the various battles that were fought in Quebec City . It has a landscape on the floor which lights up as things happen. However, no parts of the items on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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henderson, Nv
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum displays the various battles that were fought in Quebec City . It has a landscape on the floor which lights up as things happen. However, no parts of the items on the landscape move as battles occur. For the price it is not bad and is informative of the battle in Quebec City.

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Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here on our first day and it was well worth it. Those used to high level CGI may find the diorama dated, but it is very well done and explains the history of the area clearly. We would definitely recommend this as an early stop for first timers to Quebec, as it shows the layout of the land,... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a program that gives you a complete history of Quebec through narration and a diarama/light show. It really sets the stage for the rest of your Quebec visit. Even though it is low tech, the kids in the crowd were mesmerized due to the model itself. English shows are on the hour. Well worth the money.

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed the show. Regarding the technology, we are proud to still use the model built in 1965 and to add a new technology called mapping which allowes movement to the show and makes it more captivating. Regards, Mélissa Desrochers General Manager More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Museee du Fort plays a movie about Quebec and it lasts 30 minutes. English is on the hour and the French is on the 1/2 hour. Very educational. Nice place to cool down on a hot summer day. Unfortunately we took a little nap but felt refreshed after the movie was over. :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Museum isn't really a museum at all besides some historic pictures on the walls. It is a projection show of the war history of Quebec City. The city is full of war history, but this show does the best job at explaining areas and time lines. It only last about 20min. Only way in is stairs so not for... More 

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, Thank you for your great comment. Indeed, the Musée du Fort is not a traditional museum , despite the fact that we are operating since 1965. Our main attraction is a sound and light show on the military history of Quebec City . We are pleased that you enjoyed watching it and that it have provided insight into some... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To paraphrase George Santayana, those who do not know their history are condemned to relive it. Quebec played a central role in the development of Canada and The United States in the 18th century, and it behooves us to know something about that history. This museum has a fantastic diorama, lasting about 30 minutes (motivated by similar dioramas in the... More 

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, Thank you very much for your amazing review. We are proud to present the military history of Quebec City since 1965. We will continue our mission to allow our visitors to start their visit to Quebec City with a Bang ! Regards, Mélissa Desrochers General Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great presentation. However, if you are bringing seniors or anyone with mobility issues - be aware that there are flights of stairs that need to be climbed in order to reach the exhibit.

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, Thank you for your review. As a matter of fact, the Musée du Fort being in a historical building, there are standards we must conform to. Unfortunately, we cannot add an elevator to our building. Best regards, Mélissa Desrochers General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into Quebec's history this is a great place to visit otherwise its a nice attraction to see - if missed it won't be a trip buster -

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, Thank you for your good review, we are glad you liked your visit. Best regards, Mélissa Desrochers General Manager More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located at 10, rue Sainte-Anne within view of the Chateau Frontenac and only a few steps from the Funiculaire du Vieux-Quebec, Musee du Fort should be one of your first stops in Old Quebec! With English shows on the hour, this 30-minute sound-and-light production recounts the military history of Quebec. A giant model of Quebec reinforces the importance of its... More 

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour ! Wow, thank you for your great review! There is nothing more to add to this complete summary. We hope to see you again, Mélissa Desrochers General Manager More 

Los
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Musee du Fort is an interesting diversion in Old Quebec. It is on the upper floor over a restaurant. The presentation is a history lesson and quite unique. The show is in a small theater, about 5 rows of seats. Instead of a screen, there is a large diorama of the Old Quebec area and the St Lawrence River.... More 

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, We would like to thank you for providing your feedback in regards to your visit at the Musée du Fort. You have described in a very complete way our sound and light show. We would be happy to welcome you again in the future. Regards, Mélissa Desrochers General Manager More 

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