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Musee du Fort

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This small museum chronicles the history of the city, including the numerous battles fought for its control.
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10 rue Sainte Anne, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3X1, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-692-2175
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there with a small group of friends and really enjoyed the 30 minutes presentation/reaneactment of the battle of the Plains of Abraham. The show is only $8 and totally worth it.

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank SteveRainville99
museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear SteveRainville99, Thank you for taking the time to advise others on your recent trip to the Musée du Fort! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the show and the modest pricing, hope you had a great trip to Québec City!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I wanted to visit some local museums, and this was on my list because it advertised a "30 minute light and sound show", or something along those lines. I expected something like a mild Pink Floyd-esque show from that description, but it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mchelle77
museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Mchelle77, I would like to thank you for taking the time to advise of your recent stay at the Musée du Fort. It is only through feedback that we can maintain and improve upon the service and show we present for the past 54...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a small museum, but we didn’t regret we got in, because they have a nice and éducative projection with light and sound effects. It’s visual and therefore stays in everybody’s memory. We learned ourselves and kids really enjoyed it, besides, kids were free and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mariyabg99
museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear mariyabg99, Thank you for taking the time for the great comments! I am happy that you enjoyed our visual approach to history with our sound and light show. Best regards,

Reviewed 3 January 2019

This place has a diorama, sound and light show which was very good, made history come alive. It traced the battles and made them more understandable

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christine D
Reviewed 20 December 2018

The highlight of this museum is a large scale replica of Quebec City during the 1700s and some military figurines representing major battles for the city. While I find the sound and light show to be unique and interesting, I think the models are starting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David T
Reviewed 18 December 2018

As old as this site is getting, I always enjoy the depiction of historical events and appreciate the addition of dynamic lighting to the storytelling. This is a must-see if you want to know what happened in Quebec's history at the Fall of New France.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DCanadian
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Went in to see the history, and stayed for the entertaining show about the area and how the wars impacted the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

It’s a small museum that has an light and audio show of the history of Quebec City. The show is done in French or English. The show uses a 3D model of Quebec City. It was informative.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yumm2011
Reviewed 31 October 2018

The diorama really explain the history of the city. Would be a good stop when first getting to town to orient yourselves.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MurphsofMasonville
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Our boys age 14, 12, and 9 are not usually so keen on museums and listening to history but this was so short and visual that it kept their interest and it left all of us with a good understanding of Quebec City's history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lisaforan
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