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Review of Morrin Centre

Morrin Centre
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US$40.80*
and up
Historical Tasting Old Quebec Walking Tour
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Come visit the Morrin Cultural Centre, Quebec City's best-kept secret! Built over 200 years ago as one of the city's first jail, it now houses one of the world's most beautiful libraries. This national historic site is yours to discover. Walk through foreboding jail cells and browse the books in the charming Victorian library. We also offer various events; including a Writers' Festival, concerts, readings and lectures. Consider renting the Centre as the perfect place to hold your events.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Stairs / lift
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour. It’s a beautiful building with lots of historical significance. We came because we’re Louise Penny fans and much of the action in her novel Bury Your Dead happens here. But there is much here to appreciate regardless.

Thank TCMaine
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"english library"
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"old jail"
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"chemistry lab"
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"dark room"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is rich in history. It is the only English library in Quebec City. It is rustic and classic. We could've stayed in there for hours.

Thank 2TravelLuvers
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the English tour with Max. He did a super job.I highly recommend the tour. Library is lovely and well stocked.

Thank JohaneG4
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went without knowing much about it and signed up for a tour. We ended up being the only two visiting at the time and Sarah, the tour guide was very friendly and insightful. They make you try the solitary confinement and it’s kind of creepy, but overall a cool experience!

Thank nenetome
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Very interesting tour and perspective of how difficult life was just 100 years ago. And we complain about not having wi-fi!

Thank John M
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