This is my 4th visit, a must do every time we come to Quebec. Buy tix online to avoid the waiting. Friendly, bilingual staff. Fun gift shop.
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Great place to see to get a sense of the settlement of this part of Canada. There is so much history, and this part of the world is so unique. You get a great sense of history.
You will find that you need a few hours to do this museum justice. We did not have time to see all the galleries, but we did see three and enjoyed all of them.
We went with our 2 year old son. They had the Herge exhibit (Tintin), which was well done and fun. The museum caters well to children (free for 11 and under) which an interactive exhibit with games. Recommend.
The museum is sectioned off into different periods of history and especially history in Canada. Going way back to almost modern. You'll enjoy seeing some things you recognize from your childhood...depending on your age.
Great day in the museum checking out the new exhibits. Tintin and mad about brains! Lots for children and adults alike. Nice big exhibits with things to see, do and interact with.
I brought my 11 year old granddaughter here on a very rainy day. I found the first floor exhibition which I think was random bits of Canadian history a bit uninteresting and not well organized. But we both really liked the special exhibit on cats...More
We had two hours on a rainy afternoon and ended up spending too much time on the first floor, so you might want to consider scoping the place out first to determine main areas of interest. Quite varied exhibit subjects. Well done.
One of the best museums I've visited! Great overview of Canada's history, both pre, during and post colonialisation. Fascinating and enlightening Inuit exhibition. And just when we thought we had reached saturation point we were drawn into the section focusing on the brain. And so...More
Well worth a visit. We spent a half-day wandering around - guided tours are offered but we enjoyed exploring on our own - there is lots of signage in both languages explaining the different displays.