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Quebec City Museums & exhibitions

Our most recommended Quebec City Museums & exhibitions

Quebec City: Musée de la civilisation Entry Ticket

1. Quebec City: Musée de la civilisation Entry Ticket

Immerse yourself in Canadian culture at Quebec's Musée de la civilisation with a pre-booked ticket. Explore an anthropological showcase of social and political history through art, objects, artifacts, stories, and videos. Upgrade your ticket to access additional temporary exhibits. Right in the heart of Quebec, overlooking the river, step into a museum focused on sharing local heritage. Choose a regular ticket or upgrade to a feature ticket to include rotating exhibits, ranging from the human body and senses to aboriginal cultures, Quebec history, and artificial intelligence. With a regular ticket, access the "O sh*t! and "Vast Body" exhibits, on top of the permanent ones. With a feature ticket, see the brand-new Pharaos exhibit. Install the museum app on your phone to enhance your experience. Bring your headphones and enjoy an interactive guide through the fascinating exhibits. Feel free to visit the Museum Boutique and purchase food at Espace Saveurs for a tasty break.

Quebec: Cuivres d'Art Albert Gilles Museum Entry & Workshop

2. Quebec: Cuivres d'Art Albert Gilles Museum Entry & Workshop

Enter the world of copper art, known as the art of «Repoussé», mastered by the Gilles family at the Cuivres d'Art Albert Gilles Art Studio & Museum. Share their passion for this disapearing art carried on by 5 women of the family. Learn the history of the art form and how the art studio's founder, Albert Louis Gilles, dedicated his life to his passion. Discover the fascinating life of this artist: the history of how Pope Pius XII commissioned him to execute the silver chalice offered to the archdiocese of Montreal in 1942. Hear stories of how he decorated more than thirty places of worship in North America and Jamaica and homes of famous clients like Mae West, the GM proprietors, or Walt Disney Be amazed by the Christorama exhibit: a collection of 50 panels depicting the Life of Christ, done over a period of 15 years by Albert Gilles. In a second museum, information about copper ore (mining and extraction) and its uses around the world will be unveiled. During your visit the art and different techniques used to shape their creations are brought to light. At the end of the tour and after a demonstration of the technique of Repoussé, you'll use what you learned to create your own piece of copper art to take back home! Tables, copper, and tools are waiting for you to truly experience a unique, hands-on activity with lasting memories.

Quebec: Charlevoix Maritime Museum Official Ticket

3. Quebec: Charlevoix Maritime Museum Official Ticket

For 40 years, the Maritime Museum of Charlevoix has been telling the story of wooden schooners and the cabotage on the St. Lawrence. Live a 360° experience, from the forest to the river, between culture and nature. Discover the old shipyard from 1946 and its four boats in dry dock. The museum also contains the multimedia experience 'Between Pitoune and Dynamite: The St-André Schooner' as real as the life of sailors in 1956. You will have access to a fun, technological and contemporary experience that will amuse young and old. Enjoy the 8.2-hectare park with a touch of poetry, a hebertism trail, a plant labyrinth, an arboretum, sculptures and picnic areas. Furthermore, a 4-kilometer course on its mountain trail in the Marine Forest will offer you a unique window on the St-Laurent river and the Isle-aux-Coudres. You can do the tour of the site in an hour and a half or spend a full day embracing all the museum and surroundings have to offer.

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What people are saying about Quebec City

I really loved the precise explanations and the demonstrations given by the family of Albert-Louis Gilles! It was amazing to make my own copper bas-relief myself! To do absolutely if you come to Quebec!!

A lot of fun. not to long of a tour or work shop, lots of beautiful works will worth a visit and learning inbossing has educational fun and beautiful.

I really appreciated the diversity of copper items, all preferences are represented. A great experience to repeat for sure!

A wonderful experience, and very educational. Loved the hands on activity at the end. Highly recommend.

It is a beautiful place. The receptionist is super nice.