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Morrin Centre, Quebec City

Visit Morrin Centre, a multifunctional cultural facility within the historic walls of Quebec City. Originally built to house a prison, the center includes exhibits related to the history of the building, and also acts as home to the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec. Take a guided tour showcasing the building's many uses over time, including sinister jail cells and a 19th century chemistry lab. The National Historic Site also organizes various cultural events. With our world travel planner, Quebec City attractions like Morrin Centre can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Since we aren't traveling because of Covid19 this summer, decided to grab my daughter and see what the modified Morrin Centre Visit was like--it was really great!!! Having a private visit for just...  more »
  • I actually organized an event here - it was such a fun place, the guided tours shows you all, from turn of the century Science classes to a superb old library and a prison in the basement with dingy.....  more »
  • I know Quebec City very well but had never heard of the Morrin Centre before. Make no mistake, if you found it here on TripAdvisor, make sure to carve out time, this is one of the best tour you’ll...  more »
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  • Beautiful old English library in Old Quebec! We were only able to visit the library section as they only run tours of the rest of the centre on Fridays, but still a lovely visit. You have to take off your shoes in the back room before going upstairs so that you don't ruin the floors.
  • My husband and I had a great time on our tour of the Morrin Centre. Our guide, Gabrielle, was such a treat. She kept things interesting and fun. There’s a ton of history in this library.
  • Took a guided one hour tour of the historical library and the ancient prison that was full of history ...well worth the visit and our tour guide was ourstanding.
  • Unique spot, very interesting historically. Beautiful library!
  • Fascinating building- the tour is highly recommended to learn more about its history as a prison and then as a college. While the preserved cells were interesting and the library was beautiful, the highlight was definitely the nineteenth century science lab, complete with historic equipment.

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