Musee De La Civilisation, Quebec

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: 85 Rue Dalhousie, Quebec, QC G1K 8R2, Canada
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 418-6432158
  • Ticket Price: 13 CAD
  • Time Required: 03:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, History Museum, Educational Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Exhibition , Heritage Building
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About Musee De La Civilisation, Quebec

Before you read any further, you should know that the Museum of Civilization promises to wow your socks off, so set aside a considerable part of your day to be wowed. For starters, the exterior is a fine blend of old buildings with modern designs. Gracing the cityscape since 1988, the  Musee de la Civilization has two stunning permanent exhibitions that should not be missed at any cost.

The “People of Quebec: Now and Then”, maps the history of the region and the people right from its fur trading days to the move for independence to the well-loved tourist spot it is known as today, this one display is enough to tell you everything you need to know about Quebec. The second exhibit is the “Encounter with the First Nations” that delves into the culture of the aboriginal people that inhabited these lands before the Europeans settled here.

How To reach Musee De La Civilisation by Public Transport

  • Dalhousie / Saint-Antoine (bus stop)

Restaurants Near Musee De La Civilisation

  • Panache
  • IiMatto
  • Le Cafe du Monde

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  • 67.18% of people who visit Quebec include Musee De La Civilisation in their plan

  • 80.29% of people plan their visit to Musee De La Civilisation between 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Musee De La Civilisation

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

56.97% of people prefer walking in order to reach Musee De La Civilisation

People normally club together Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-dame-de-quebec and Place Royale while planning their visit to Musee De La Civilisation.

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Musee De La Civilisation, Quebec Reviews

  • Great Museum and extremely family friendly. Free coat check is always a plus when travelling with children and especially during the Winter months. I have bought our family memberships for the past two years and have not been disappointed with their expositions, yet. I recommend bringing a lunch for you and your gang, unless a $10 salad or sandwich is of interest to you. There are microwaves downstairs and you can heat up your lunch for the family without any hassles. I do recommend stopping by during the summer as their terrace is really quite enjoyable on a nice sunny day.

  • Beautiful anytime of year, but spectAcular at Christmas. Point of interest, final scene in Catch me if you can with Leo Decaprio and Tom Hanks

  • Visited the wonderful cat and dog exhibit here last weekend. Had lots of fun and learned a lot about both dogs and cats. The only reason this review is 4 stars and not 5 is because although most things were also in English and French, some were just in French. There were two videos that you could watch that only had a french option. This upset me as they seemed like very interesting topics that I would like to know more about. The pricing was pretty decent too. If you are under 25, I believe, it is only $10.

  • We liked it. Great place to spend a rainy day. You can buy tickets online to reduce your wait in the lines.

  • They have great, hands on and interactive exposition. It it surprisingly intertaining, even for those of you who have kids. I personnaly fell in the love with the exposition "bibliothèque la nuit" (library at night).

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