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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“first nations” (84 reviews)
“cats and dogs” (52 reviews)
“great museum” (57 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
85, Dalhousie street, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8R2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-643-2158
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum was fresh and interesting. I loved the wall-sized films.There were permanent and traveling exhibits.

Thank ddorff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The arquitecture of the museum itself is nice to see From inside. When I was there I had the chance to see the exhibition of " Herge" tin tin comics, which I'm fan of. But also it offers history and culture of Canada and some...More

Thank Melisa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right across from our hotel was the Musee - again with interesting and educational information regarding the history and indigenous people. In addition, there was an exhibit on Herbe who wrote the cartoon TinTin. Highly recommend it and give yourself half a day.

1  Thank edub33
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the awesome exhibit on the human brain, as well as the more contemporary Robe of Nations. Our only disappointment was the Cats and Dogs (behavioral) exhibit was still listed in the brochure, but it had closed 2 weeks prior to our visit.

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought this museum would have been amazing but the weather outside was so gorgeous that we decided not to spend as much time here. There seemed to be little that interested us when we were there so we spent our time outside instead.

Thank IzzyBjourney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a few hours going through this museum. It had some interesting exhibits and happily filled a few hours. Worth the time to check it out.

Thank HappyRock2_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a variety of exhibits here, so almost anyone who is curious about humanity on any level could find something to enjoy. The history of the province seemed short on first nations information and other things I'd like to have had more detail about...More

Thank SkykomishBob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place on a damp day - nice building with plenty of exhibition space, one special about Herge, the creator of TinTin, which was actually worth paying the extra to see. We spent over 2 hours here and enjoyed what we saw.

Thank blatchp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Several exhibits were very current, for instance, one on nanotechnology. Another highlighted the Inuit and other groups originally in Canada and their contributions. Unfortunately the cafeteria was closed at his time of year.

Thank neeliebell2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is right in Old Quebec and we decided to go there for the Tintin exhibit. It was the end of the day and we were tired of walking, so we did not explore all the floors of this museum. They had a nice...More

Thank Alexis K
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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.
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.