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Musee Des Ursulines

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Very nice structure, waterfront walkway nearby has great views of St. Lawrence

We stopped in Trois-Rivieres on our way back from Quebec City to Montreal. Without GPS, it would... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
notperfectalas2
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california
One hour cultural

This is a nice place to get known of some of the history of the convent and the boarding school... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
rinusw
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Heerlen, The Netherlands
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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rinusw
Reviewed July 4, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Malcolm G
Reviewed April 29, 2018

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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

...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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Desertconcierge
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Nice and interesting visit - especially the chapel at the end - consisted of a guided tour by employee that gives you historical facts of the premises.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Stephane1592
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We didn't go inside, but even to just see from the outside it's worth it. The street is also a historical place worth a stroll.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

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.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Diane P
Reviewed July 25, 2016

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.

Date of experience: June 2016
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