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Musee des Ursulines de Quebec

12 Donnaconna St. | (Near St-Louis), Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3Y7, Canada
+1 418-694-0694
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Little gem in Old Quebec

A museum dedicated to the nuns responsible for education starting in 1639. It was quite fascinating... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ada S
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Stoney Creek
via mobile
We are experienced museum-goers and we were very impressed.

A hidden gem! We learned so much and were touched by the experiences of the young women who spent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
profjohn
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Connecticut
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This unusual museum pays a historical tribute to the deeds of Ursuline nuns in Quebec.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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12 Donnaconna St. | (Near St-Louis), Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3Y7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A museum dedicated to the nuns responsible for education starting in 1639. It was quite fascinating to read the descriptions of the artifacts and easy to follow as all information was in both French and English. We had no idea what was involved in becoming...More

Thank Ada S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hidden gem! We learned so much and were touched by the experiences of the young women who spent part of their lives there. Very well organized and clearly presented.

Thank profjohn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you need to get away from the hectic shops in the old Quebec city ,this is a welcome relief It is a self guided tour of a small museum that tells the story of the nuns who founded the school and the students who...More

Thank soniaManchesterNj
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We have visited the Grey Nuns' Museum in Montreal and wanted to learn more about the Ursuline sisters. The museum is small and can easily be visited in 30 minutes. The visit offers a quiet respite from walking through Vieux Quebec.

Thank bamboola
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The role of the remarkable intrepid women, led by Ursuline Mere Marie de l'Incarnation, who braved the arduous voyage across the ocean to Canada in the 1600s, as illustrated at this museum, is significant & fascinating. A visit to the museum & beautiful chapel also...More

1  Thank Herstory_62
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We spent time at the museum on a rainy morning, The museum includes very beautiful embroidery done by nuns. It includes a view into the day to day life of the students the nuns taught and cared for. The addition of heavenly background music is...More

Thank Snowaway2015
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Went her looking to learn more about our family and the archivist Josee Pominville was a huge help.It will help if you have some French to communicate.

Thank Bellaluna64
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Loved the collection and well worth the price. The mix of artifacts and the logical setup made the visit enjoyable.

Thank Rosanne W
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The story of the nuns that founded and have run this school for girls since the 1600's is told in great detail with excellent artifacts and church included. The sad part is that in 2018 the nuns will no longer be living here. Three levels...More

Thank allvodi
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The Ursulines played a very important role in schooling both indigenous and French children for many generation. The museum and chapel tell an amazing story of the lives of the nuns as well as a "day-in-the-life" of what school might have been like for the...More

Thank gbruels
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