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Its a Free Military Museum that Tells a Story

Wife and I visited Quebec for 4 days and loved going to the old city. Visited the museum that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allan T
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Grasonville, Maryland, United States
Enjoyed See the costumed reinactors shoot historic muskets.

On the distant end of the wall from the Citadelle. Easy access up upon the wall. Old cannons abound... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Richard M
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This former barracks-turned-munitions-factory offers a multimedia look into the history of Quebec.
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2 rue d'Auteuil, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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+1 418-648-7016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I visited Quebec for 4 days and loved going to the old city. Visited the museum that spoke to the military history of the city.

Thank Allan T
Reviewed July 14, 2018

On the distant end of the wall from the Citadelle. Easy access up upon the wall. Old cannons abound for photos. Free Museum showing history of development of Fortifications around QC. Cabinet with period costumes for children to dress up in for photos in front...More

2  Thank Richard M
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

For now, the place is under reform. The good point is that entrance is temporally free. There are lots of information about the strategy used in wars as well as to defend the city. A nice place to go.

1  Thank Marcos S
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Great views from the top of the park! It really helps give you some appreciation of Old Quebec City. There is history to be learned and appreciated here as well.

1  Thank LauraMacio
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Kids loved this piece of history and it was pretty cool to learn about all of the military part of Quebec... definitely recommend and especially on a nice day like today was.

1  Thank Harold C
Reviewed May 23, 2018

My boyfriend and I walked around this area but none of the buildings were open. It was cool to see all of the cannons though! I would go back when everything is open though.

1  Thank Brie V
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We saw this building as we were walking near the Porte Saint-Jean near the Capitol Building. The Dauphine Redoubt is a massive, white building which originally was part of the fortifications of the city. It originally housed both British and French soldiers and then became...More

1  Thank jer b
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Most of the reviews referenced how enjoyable it was to walk around the artillery park, but few mentioned how charming and well-presented the museum is. With lots of billboards and displays, it was easy to understand and appreciate the history of the area. There were...More

Thank Kgirl00
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and informative museum. Be sure to walk the grounds and parks surrounding the museum and walled in areas. Great views.

Thank JHeskin
Reviewed September 4, 2017

Great place. Has a scale model of the city that gives you an excellent overview. Small fee posted but we got in free due to the Canada 150 celebration. Great place to start to get a good overview of the layout of the old city...More

2  Thank B3V3RLY
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