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“the Museum of Civilization”
The Musée de la civilisation à Québec (Museum of Civilization) is a museum located in Quebec City. It is situated in the historic Old Québec area near the Saint Lawrence River. It was designed by architect Moshe Safdie, and opened its doors to the public on 19 December 1988. The previous buildings of the Banque de Paris and the Maison Estèbe, which were situated on Saint-Pierre street, were integrated in the museum's structure. Permanent and temporary exhibitions are held at the museum, usually related to humanities, and virtual exhibitions are also available. The institution also hosts Quartier des découvertes (Discovery Zone), geared towards children, and offers other services such as guided visits, a French America reference centre, shows, souvenir boutiques, a cafeteria, and a leisure room.
Wonderful museum! During our visit we explored a variety of historical exhibits on Quebec, the First Nations, and Pompeii, plus an interactive dance room and a Poop exhibit. The information desk... Read more
Oh my. The guidebooks were absolutely correct - this is a museum worth visiting. The exhibits, in design and execution, were fantastic and innovative. We spent three hours and left having not seen... Read more
Typically I run from museums. Occasionally I ("put in work') and my GF drags me to a museum Except this time I liked it. The museum is very well done. I really enjoyed the history of Quebec,... Read more
Musée de la Civilisation
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