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Quebec City Walking Tour
"Conducted year-round rain or shine this walking tour starts in the Upper Town district of Old Quebec and finishes in the Lower Town. You'll discover Quebec City's history from 1608 to present on this enjoyable walking tour. While listening to the entertaining and informative commen you'll gain a sense of the day-to-day lives of the people who have lived in this lovely fortress city over the centuries. You will visit sites such as the Quebec Citadel Chateau Frontenac Quebec fortifications Basilica Notre-Dame
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Quebec City Walking Tour
"Conducted year-round rain or shine this walking tour starts in the Upper Town district of Old Quebec and finishes in the Lower Town. You'll discover Quebec City's history from 1608 to present on this enjoyable walking tour. While listening to the entertaining and informative commen you'll gain a sense of the day-to-day lives of the people who have lived in this lovely fortress city over the centuries. You will visit sites such as the Quebec Citadel Chateau Frontenac Quebec fortifications Basilica Notre-Dame
From CAD31.00
 
Quebec City Walking Tour
"Conducted year-round rain or shine this walking tour starts in the Upper Town district of Old Quebec and finishes in the Lower Town. You'll discover Quebec City's history from 1608 to present on this enjoyable walking tour. While listening to the entertaining and informative commen you'll gain a sense of the day-to-day lives of the people who have lived in this lovely fortress city over the centuries. You will visit sites such as the Quebec Citadel Chateau Frontenac Quebec fortifications Basilica Notre-Dame
From CAD31.00

Musee de la Civilisation Tips (14)

Musée de la Civilisation

Quebec City has plenty to see but perhaps my greatest pleasure was my visit to the Musée de la Civilisation. Ok so it sounds sort of pretensions in its name but the Musée de la Civilisation actually...
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Paul2001
Sep 21, 2015

Outstanding museum in Quebec City

The musee de la civilisation, located right off the Place Royale, is an outstanding museum.Architecturally, though modern, it blended in nicely into its surroundings. You will want to dedicate a few...
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GentleSpirit
Nov 10, 2012

Museum of Civilization

The coat check is a must, as you will be here for much of a day. Open from 10-5 (like most things in Quebec), the museum traces local history and has several rotating exhibits. We were here for...
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mattreider
Jan 02, 2008

Museum of Civilization (Musee de la Civilisation)

The Museum of Civilization always comes as a recommended "thing to do" in Quebec City. Housed in an interesting old building with smaller sites throughout the city, it is worth checking out, but is...
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Karlie85
Sep 03, 2007

Musee de la Civilisation

The Musée de la civilisation complex in Québec City features a campanile, an 18th century house with an inner courtyard, a rowboat from the same era, a stone wharf, a monumental sculpture symbolizing...
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violette_ca
Jun 13, 2007

Musee de la Civilisation

This is probably the most popular museum in the city, and there's a good reason for it: it's great! Located in the Place Royale area, the museum opened in 1988 with a view to provide a new and...
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Jefie
Jul 18, 2006

Musee de la Civilisation

Le Musee de la Civilisation is a great museum. We spent three hours visiting the expositions! The museum is divided in a couple of different expositions (the entry ticket grants you access to all) so...
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Quartzy
Mar 24, 2006

Civilisation museum

The "Musée de la civilisation" is one of the nicest museums I have visited. Learn about the People of Québec, the First nations, etc. It also features special exhibitions like "Autopsy of a murder",...
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Monoii
Aug 28, 2005

Musée de la civilisation

This museum is located near the ferry. Right now, they have a nice exhibition on Russia, with lots of pieces. There are english guided tours at : 10:30, 11:30, 1:30 PM, 2:45 PM and 3:45 PM. The tour...
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LeDragon
Jun 30, 2005

Museum of civilisation

What an experience! This is truly one of the best museums to visit in the entire province. There were 5 expositions being presented when we went. - A 10-century overview of Russian history, complete...
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MylesD
Jun 07, 2005

The Coolest Museum

If you're in Quebec city you must check out the Museum of Civilization. This museum has the most unique exhibits including ones on skin, the color blue, and Asterix!I've always thought that museums,...
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linwei66
Aug 04, 2004

Musee de la civilisation

This isn't your everyday type of museum. They have very non-traditional exhibits which are sometimes hard to explain yet intriguing. I remember exhibits on comedy, medical curios...and a really good...
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btex
Sep 12, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Musee de la Civilisation

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Notre-Dame Basilica Cathedral

Dating to 1647, this is the oldest parish church in North America north of Mexico. The church burnt down twice – 1759 during the English siege and in 1922. The façade is neo-classic in design and...
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Walking around Vieux Quebec

Rue du Trésor is a small alley near the iconic Château Frontenac hotel. There, artists display their paintings and etchings. It starts off rue Sainte-Anne, in front of Place d'Armes, and ends at rue...
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Rue du Tresor

This is where French colonists used to come to pay their annual tax. The street lost that function with the cession of New France to Britain and the street became a side alley. In the 1960’s when...
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Musee de l'Amerique Francaise

The Musée de l'Amérique francophonei s the oldest museum in all of Canada. It was founded in 1663 by Monseigneur de Laval. It is the dedicated to the history of French culture in North America. The...
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Quebec Experience

Quebec Experience - A 3D spectacle of 30 mn. From 10AM to 10PM (15 May to 15 October). Alternatively in English and in French. Mainly 3D photographes with an astonishing mobile face on the left side,...
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Quebec-Levis Ferry

If you want to get a beautiful view of Quebec City from a different perspective, this is a great way to do it. The Chateau Frontenac stands out amongst the lush greenery and sparkling blue water. For...
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Getting to Musee de la Civilisation

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85 rue Dalhousie

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  • Sunday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 17:00

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