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Morrin Centre, Quebec City
(4.5/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Visit Morrin Centre, a multifunctional cultural facility. Set in a building that once served as a jail, the center includes exhibits related to the history of the building, and also acts as home to the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec. As well as showcasing the building's various uses over time, the center now acts as a museum of the city's English-speaking community. Take a tour of the extensive and well-appointed library, and view the temporary exhibits, displaying the works of English-speaking artists, scientists, and thinkers old and new. A visit to Morrin Centre represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Quebec City holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • A dear, little library ceiling-to-ceiling with books. Antiques and tiny circular stairs take you to the upper stacks. 
  • Interesting history to this building well worth visiting. Old comfortable furniture & a beautiful timer staircase. The oldest subscription library in Canada. You can go down underground & see what can...  more »
  • To see the most beautiful private library of Quebec City and a collection of historical books. Really a surprising place, that few people know about, and who is worth the look!
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  • A must place to visit during a vacation in Quebec city. I don't know why this place isn't better known but i think it's a shame.. Be sure to take a guided tour and stop by the library after your visit, it's just fabulous.
  • It is a wonderful place to study relax or interact with the English Canadian Culture. And I must say, it is a magical place for booklover like me!
  • Had a fantastic guided tour with Eve on Friday. She was entertaining and informative and I cannot recommend this place enough. If you are making a trip to the Old City, be sure to check out the Morrin Centre.
  • Had an excellent and informative tour that ended in an absolutely beautiful library!
  • Happened across this place by accident. Took the tour with Andreanne who was wonderful! Seeing the prison section was quite the experience. This is a great place to duck into when you have an hour to kill while its raining. So please we visited.