Musée de la civilisation, Quebec City

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Spend some time immersed in the culture of Quebec at Musée de la civilisation. Established in 1984, the museum occupies a modern structure and features a design that integrated two pre-existing buildings on the site. The spacious museum focuses on the historic and modern aspects of Quebec's culture, boasting numerous interactive displays and temporary exhibits from around the world. Experience centuries of culture in Quebec through historic relics, art, photographs, and numerous other items, or immerse yourself in an interesting topic from one of the traveling displays the museum often hosts. By using our Quebec City tourist route planner, you can arrange your visit to Musée de la civilisation and other attractions in Quebec City.
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  • August 16, 2017
    The Museum of civilization, is a Quebec public museum in Canada founded in 1984 and opened to the public in 1988. It is located in the lower town of Quebec along the St. Lawrence River.
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  • August 15, 2017
    As a family, a real pleasure. When RG, Inuit, cats, Quebec are really beautiful places in this space where more carers are very nice.
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    The life and culture of the first peoples of Canada, to the current events and issues that continue to confront in this.
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Most accommodations cluster on the west side of the St. Lawrence River, with the city's split-level old town offering the widest range of options and best access to top attractions. Stay in the upper town to be close to the castle and enjoy views over the river. What the lower town lacks in panoramas, it makes up for in historic charm and access to riverside cafes and restaurants. If you want a less-touristy experience, consider the up-and-coming neighborhood of St. Roch, whose cafes, bars, restaurants, and artistic spaces make it an alternative traveler's paradise.
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