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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“first nations” (96 reviews)
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“quebec history” (78 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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

I do not generally like museums, but this was an interesting one. The way they had presented and the subjects they had touched on was very interesting.

Thank sadaf s
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a bit disappointing. The exhibits that they did have were interesting, but there is so much more they could do. However, there is a 30 minute film which was quite good.

Thank janeej
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A rainy day was forecast so I made my way there, arrived at 9.45am, they didn't open till 10am but they let me in out of the rain and to use the facilities. From 10-3.30 I was kept on interested with a short lunch stop,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Firstly, if your a CAA member, show them that membership card for a discount. That was great. Beautiful layout, clean and well positioned in Old Quebec City. I'm a history buff, but didn't love this museum. When you see an item from the 1800s next...More

Thank wilsonmp
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Quebec history part excellent, the rest questionable, One part of the museum is all about the history of Quebec. It was extremely well done. So much really good information, it took us 2 hours to go thru just this part. The rest was just ok....More

Thank ksrich
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed this museum's historical exhibits, especially those of the First Nation & the special London exhibit. The cafeteria is not very good, unfortunately.

Thank Gerri B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great find - and to have it next door was a real treat!! We had a doscent explain the First Nations and then we toured the museum. One of the highlights of our trip.

Thank Evelyn U
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the museum because of all of the rave reviews that people gave the MCQ. Unfortunately, however, I was thoroughly disappointed with the collections. Each exhibit contained a random assortment of items that had little-to-no description or historical context (and those that did...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am glad I stopped in, but if you are on abtravel budget, search online for coupons, or discount days. expect to do lots of walking

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reasonably priced. Educational - learned a lot about Quebec! Helpful and polite staff, clean, modern.

Thank akc5455
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Renidel
October 14, 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
August 17, 2016|
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Response from Musee_civilisation | Property representative |
approximately two to three hours
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August 13, 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.
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