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Musee de la Civilisation

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
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Address: 85, Dalhousie street, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8R2, Canada
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+1 418-643-2158
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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This museum is characterized by its innovative and daring outlook. It...

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.

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Went there specifically to see Inuit exhibition past and future. Worthwhile levelling and powerful. Also enjoyed Brasil and all the interesting people and their stories featured.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there specifically to see Inuit exhibition past and future. Worthwhile levelling and powerful. Also enjoyed Brasil and all the interesting people and their stories featured.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The library at night exhibit alone was well worth the admission. Each exhibit was interactive, making the visit fun and unique. Would definitely go again.

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Marietta, Ga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

La Nuit des bibliothèques was probably the best museum exhibit I've ever been to, with a virtual reality tour of several ancient libraries. If you can't go to this exhibit, plan for another day.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A fascinating experience, to be sure! The virtual reality exhibit was mind boggling as well as being educational! There wasn't a single thing about this museum that we didn't like! All the exhibits were worth a second look. We also enjoyed the aboriginal exhibit and the dog exhibits. The capsule history of Quebec (done with French and English guides) was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most amazing and interesting museums I have ever experienced- see the Virtual Library exhibit if you can!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great way to experience culture through the lens of civilization. Great stuff for kids and adults, and good uses of new technology like VR.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family that enjoys museums, and this is one of our favorites! Clean, modern, friendly, and many great interactive exhibits for old & young alike!

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Holden, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two hours here on a Sunday morning enjoying the wonderful exhibits. The museum has a variety of programs and exhibits that are well presented and the admission cost is reasonable.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As someone who loves wandering museums, I was very disappointed by this museum's policy of having many of their exhibits off-limits to those who were not being led by a guide. This policy denies patrons the ability to spend as much or as little time exploring what is of interest to them and shoehorns everyone into a one size fits... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

There is something for everyone here. It's a beautiful space and was not crowded when we went. There did not seem to be a lot of material here. It was a quick walk through and was interesting. It was not expensive so if you are looking for something to do, it's not a waste of time. That being said, if... More 

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