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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
Phone Number: +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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Stellar time at virtual reality and political exhibits

We loved the 11 global library virtual reality tour. Something for everyone in our tech family, teens included. Uprising x 25 was an inspiring, intense look at social action as... read more

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Burlington, VT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved the 11 global library virtual reality tour. Something for everyone in our tech family, teens included. Uprising x 25 was an inspiring, intense look at social action as many small and large actions can make a difference. Plus an interactive exhibit on nano-technology was right up our alley.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been to this museum quite a few times and never get bored, it is an absolute must to visit, especially if you have kids, or, young adults or if you are just interested in learning a bit more about QC and Canada in general!

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum is worthy of a visit, and especially good on a cold, rainy day. We visited 3 exhibits and all were good -- but the virtual reality 3-D "The Library at Night" was outstanding & extremely creative. Very much the new frontier in museum exhibitions!

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Musee de la Civilization has lots of different exhibits to choose from. You could literally spend all day here. We chose the area focusing on the first peoples and the effects of European settlement. The exhibits were very well done. Free guided tours are available at certain times. Came away with a good understanding of the different native tribes and... More 

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Salinas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum opened my eyes in so many ways. The museum-lover in me was impressed by the variety and quality of exhibits....virtual reality, videos, hands on exhibits for kids, and narration with artifacts. The rebel in me loved the Revolution exhibit, telling of ways large and small that people are questioning and altering the political realities of their countries. The... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good experience and perfect for a cold snowy day. There are many different exhibits we just saw the dog/cat which is interactive and fun for all ages. There was also a nano tech which was fascinating.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Learn about the first peoples, early settlers, artifacts from the entire Canadian experience, past to present. Spend 2 hours, or spend more time for a closer look. This will give you the entire Canadian culture in one dose. Many rotating temporary exhibits, choices of what to see depends on personal interest and tastes.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Give yourself lots of time when you plan to visit. We arrived 3 hours before closing and didn't get to all the exhibits. It has lots of fun activities for children and we (seniors) enjoyed doing some of them too! This is a great option on a rainy or snowy day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Virtual reality included in the price of 12 libraries. Really excellent and worthwhile. need more than 2 hours for this but great for a cold rainy day. was told by several it was the best mujseum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Back for another visit, this museum does not disappoint with its kid- and adult-friendly interactive exhibits. All exhibits hold one's attention, but the nanotech exhibit was especially educational and engaging.

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