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The Ursulines were the first religious community of nuns to be established in Trois-Rivieres in 1697; their presence was an important influence on the city's educational and religious history. The museum stages exhibits with different themes each...more
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734, rue des Ursulines, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec G9A 5B5, Canada
We stopped in Trois-Rivieres on our way back from Quebec City to Montreal. Without GPS, it would have been difficult to navigate through Trois Rivieies as it has very few tourist attraction pointers to guide the traveler to destination spots. We fortunately found it, the...More
We were in Trois-Rivieres for a weekend and decided to visit the Musee des Ursulines on Sunday, our last day.
The opening hours were from 10 to 17 according to their website. At 12h15, we came to a closed door saying they were closed from...More
This is a nice place to get known of some of the history of the convent and the boarding school. The guided tour of the chapel is very nice. The guide gives you all little details. We liked it very much
There are still nuns living here but since its inception in the late 18th century this facility has been a convent, a hospital and a school (both public and now private). The displays though not many are informative and well done. The chapel, still used...More
excellent history, photos and artifacts of this important group in the education of children here and beyond (I studied with ursulines in Kentucky) beautiful chapel. had a great time watching 3rd graders "critique" 4th graders art for their vernissage.
...section of town which is quite near the port, one passes through a garden & onto a street where this old religious site sits. Ursuline order of nuns still live here althought it will close once the last nun passes. I recommend walking around to...More
On the day we visited, our English speaking guide could hardly speak English. It is worth visiting the chapel and not expensive but if you can attend the church service, I would do it that way. The guided tour was a disaster.
Very old buildings, very interesting and informative museum; beautiful church. The young woman at reception took the time to search the monastery's records and confirm that one of my ancestors had indeed lived there and was buried on the site.