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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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85, Dalhousie street, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 8R2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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+1 418-643-2158
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

Unusual museum. Very modern. Lots of hands on exhibits for kids. Main exhibit is about the history of the people of Quebec and Canada.More

Thank Chappaqua3
Musees_civilisation, Responsable des relations clients at Musee de la Civilisation, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

Thank you very much for your comments! They are a source of motivation and encouragement for us in our efforts to present cultures from here and elsewhere. We will make sure these comments are forwarded to the appropriate personnel. We hope to have the pleasure...More

Reviewed 13 August 2016

I spent hours in this museum looking at the fabulous collections. Do not miss taking a guided tour (included in your admission) of the FIRST NATIONS exhibit of the native peoples of Canada. I also loved the aboriginal art of Australia and in both cases...More

Thank rtsmiles901
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We love museums and this one is in a beautiful building and a beautiful location. We still enjoyed it but for a middle-aged couple there is not much to see here. There is an exhibit of protests throughout the past decades in various countries. Very...More

Thank dcon1959
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours at the museum. It is a mixture of various exhibitions which are well put together. My kids enjoyed the one on cats and dogs and I loved the rooms on the First Nations of Canada which I found very moving.

1  Thank FrederiqueXx
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This museum is an excellent rainy-day activity, as it was for us, but go even if it's not raining. Well-presented exhibits of Quebec history and much more. Also a good cafe for lunch!

1  Thank Tuturista
Musees_civilisation, Responsable des relations clients at Musee de la Civilisation, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

Thank you very much for your comments! Our various exhibitions on uncommon themes conquered the heart of many different museum visitors. Have a good day!

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Multimedia rich and well designed exhibits on a range of topics from political revolutions around the world to the history of the people of Québec to a lively exhibit on Pets. Must see in Québec certainly and they have a generous student discount if you...More

Thank Harris L
Musees_civilisation, Responsable des relations clients at Musee de la Civilisation, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

Thank you very much for your comments! Our various exhibitions on uncommon themes conquered the heart of many different museum visitors. Have a good day!

Reviewed 9 August 2016

Depending on what you want to see, the museum can be slightly uninteresting. Some displays and such were very eyecatching and beautiful but others were slightly boring.

Thank Taylor T
Musees_civilisation, Responsable des relations clients at Musee de la Civilisation, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

We thank you for your input. Rest assured that we have sent your comments to the departments concerned. Have a nice day!

Reviewed 9 August 2016

The museum had unusual exhibits such as the cat and dog exhibit which was fun and interesting to experience. There was much information about the history of the province. We spent over 2 hours and could have easily spent more time in the museum.

Thank Maurbrew
Musees_civilisation, Responsable des relations clients at Musee de la Civilisation, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thank you very much for your comments. We're pleased to know that your enjoyed your visit at the museum. Our various exhibitions on uncommom themes conquered the heart of many different museum visitors. Have a nice day!

Reviewed 6 August 2016

Wonderful museum- great guide so informative- beautifully designed- would visit again when I return to Quebec City!

Thank Grammiegirl5
Musees_civilisation, Responsable des relations clients at Musee de la Civilisation, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

It's always nice to have comments our visitors! We are pleased to know that your visit at the Musée de la civilisation was satisfying. Welcoming our visitors is one of main concern. Have a good day!

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We spent 3,5 hrs in the museum and wished we had more time. History of Quebec section helps greatly to understand the history of the province. We also liked the Australian Aboriginal exhibition, 25 revolutions exhibit and Canadian First Nation section.

1  Thank myjourney101
Musees_civilisation, Responsable des relations clients at Musee de la Civilisation, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

Thanks a lot for your comments! Your remarks are a source of motivation and encouragement for us in our efforts to present cultures from here and elsewhere. We will make sure these comments are forwarded to the appropriate personnel.

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Renidel
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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.
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SileandAl
17 August 2016|
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Response from Musees_civilisation | Property representative |
approximately two to three hours
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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.
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