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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cats and dogs” (53 reviews)
“quebec history” (94 reviews)
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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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"first nations"
in 91 reviews
"cats and dogs"
in 53 reviews
"quebec history"
in 94 reviews
"great museum"
in 57 reviews
"rainy day"
in 77 reviews
"virtual reality"
in 16 reviews
"nano technology"
in 15 reviews
"permanent exhibits"
in 26 reviews
"large museum"
in 13 reviews
"visited this museum"
in 14 reviews
"great for kids"
in 13 reviews
"museum of civilization"
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"few hours"
in 32 reviews
"on display"
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"guided tour"
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"couple of hours"
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"lower town"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited last week with a school group and we were there for the reenactment session. I found it to be humorous, interesting, information filled, and kept the interest of the teens as well as the adults. I'd definitely visit again and would make time...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I enjoyed our visit to this Musee. The history of the founding of the city was interesting and it gave us a better understanding of the French/English background and the reasons this French province exists in an otherwise English speaking country. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this museum on a snowy afternoon in February 2018. My interactions with staff were positive. There are interactive elements in most exhibitions. I was here on a Wednesday from around noon until about 4:30, and that includes a coffee break in the...More

Thank Christina S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

February is a perfect month to visit the museum. Always great exhibits. Take 2-3 hours and enjoy. The Michele Dallaire is the topsMore

Thank Hazel D
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Musees_civilisation, Responsable des relations clients at Musee de la Civilisation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! Thanks for your comment! It's always a pleasure to read our visitors. Hope you'll be able to come again at the end of this month to discover our all brand new exhibition starting February 28th " Secrets Uncovered: 400 Objects, a World of Emotions"....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last year they had everything concerning Tintin. Many exhibits are shown at the same time, always something for the children.

Thank Mary Louise E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by on a recent trip to Quebec. While the museum does offer a chance to learn more about Quebec and Canada's history in general, it also explores the human experience, albeit with a Candian slant. I loved the exhibit on the brain, and don't...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a visitor with little knowledge of the history, it was the place to go. Wonderful exhibits with lots of dimensions. Start here.

Thank GreenMtGirlie
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are always humbled by new learning. As a Michigander we are aware, if not appreciative, of our neighbour to the North. The revelations of the Musee gave new appreciation for our Northern neighbours and the long (for this continent) history. This is includes a...More

Thank BusFamTravel
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We visited the museum to see a touring exhibition of the work of Tin-Tin creator Hergé and became so enchanted by his story boards that we almost overlooked the museum’s main exhibition on the first floor, “This is our story…First Nation and Inuit in the...More

Thank Christopher W
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Nice exhibits and roomie. By only concentrating on fewer concepts you get a better depth of each subject.

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Renidel
15 October 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
18 August 2016|
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Response from Musees_civilisation | Property representative |
approximately two to three hours
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14 August 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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