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Musee du Fort

10 rue Sainte Anne, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3X1, Canada
+1 418-692-2175
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This small museum chronicles the history of the city, including the numerous battles fought for its control.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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10 rue Sainte Anne, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3X1, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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+1 418-692-2175
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"sound and light show"
in 21 reviews
"military history"
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"special effects"
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"small museum"
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"minute presentation"
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"major battles"
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"large scale"
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"plains of abraham"
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"multimedia presentation"
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"toy soldiers"
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"chic shack"
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"school groups"
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"the main attraction"
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"a small gift shop"
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"better understanding"
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"quebec area"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Having gone to Quebec City for its winter carnival in February 2018, we visited the Musee due Fort. Following an introduction by a museum employee, there was a thirty-minute sound and light show telling the story of the six sieges of Québec City, including the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a few hours left on the morning of our departure from Old Quebec so hubby was intrigued in checking out this museum. It’s right across from Chateau Frontenac, right above Le Chic Shack. Admission is $8.50 per person and includes a brief intro...More

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Bonjour, Wow ! What a great review and summary of your experience! We are glad you have decided to visit us and enjoyed the whole package (Chic Shack and Musée du Fort). Don't hesitate to come back and enjoy the discount again! Best regards, Mélissa...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not go into this museum, although we appreciated the architecture of the building and its placement on the beautiful rue Saint Anne. If you interested in military history, it is a must as there is a diorama of the city explaining the battles...More

Thank jer b
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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Bonjour, Thank your for your comment. Next time you come to Québec City, please do not hesitate to visit the Musée du Fort and enjoy our sound and light show. We present the military history of Québec City, but also its civil history. Our show...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a scale model of the city of Quebec and the surrounding area. There is a light and sound show detailing the military attacks and history. It was informative but a little overpriced.

Thank Susan G
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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour, Thanks for your comment, we are going to consider it as it is important to us to suit our visitors needs. Best regards, Mélissa Desrochers General Manager

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

I had been wanting to go to that little fort-like building just across the Château Frontenac many times before. Am I glad I did this time!! It's a diorama, a room size model of Quebec City and surroundings and explains very clearly in 25 minutes...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Good presentation if you're not familiar with the history of the area. It is a little overpriced $8/adult for a presentation that lasts about 25 minutes.More

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Bonjour, I would like to thank you for your comment. Our visitor's opinion is important for us. Indeed, the complete experience at the Musée du Fort lasts for an average of 30 to 45 minutes long and we consider it as an introduction to a...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Because you easily could - this is a small museum about the history of Quebec, especially the military history. And if you just want to see the displays it is free, but you really want to stop in to pay the $8 or so and...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

This was a great way to start a trip to gain an appreciation of Quebec City. Was nice to be able to put into reference the places we were seeing, from lower town to upper town, the walls and more. The dioramas were neat.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

An interesting museum, filled with passion for storytelling. The information about the museum itself and the show is extremely intriguing. Make sure to call head so you know when the showings are and in what languages.More

Thank Mckenzieem
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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Bonjour, Thank you very much for your comment. In fact, the Musée du Fort have been created by a passionate of history and since 52 years now, we transmit this passion as well as passion of service to all of our staff. We are very...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

On a cold day, this was a good stop to warm up for awhile. Quebec does not have much of a military history, but this presentation sure tried to make it exciting! Never knew that Benedict Arnold and the colonists tried to take QC. ....More

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