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Musee du Fort, Quebec City
(4.3/5 based on 220 reviews on the web)
Travel back in time at Musee du Fort. Located right next to the famous Château Frontenac, the museum offers an audiovisual lesson of the history of Quebec. Spend half an hour enjoying the sound and light show through the 37 sq m (400 sq ft) model of Quebec City; you'll learn about the six sieges of Quebec, including the famous battle of the Plains of Abraham. After that, take an interactive quiz to test how much you learned. Make Musee du Fort part of your personalized Quebec City itinerary using our Quebec City trip itinerary maker.
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  • A lot better than expected. The show alternates in French and English, with special effects and clever lighting. It is on the first floor up and worth the entry fee. 
  • This museum looks indeed a bit like a little fortress, wonderful architecture. Inside you'll find a miniature battle field around historical Quebec, and there will be a light and sound show of a half ...  more »
  • Don't we take the museum itself, but we eat a snack with a beautiful view to the Chateau Frontenac. The menu on the wall of the Museum helps a lot.
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  • Great little museum!! This is the perfect place to start your trip to Quebec. It is a simple diorama of the city and surrounding area, in a sit down theater. They narrate the history of the city with clever lighting and special effects. Truly Unique exhibit well worth admission price. It is a great way to get a feel for the city landscape and historical context. Very kid friendly. The museum is upstairs, there is an unrelated coffee shop downstairs which share a common entrance. Often the line out the door is for seating to the restaurant, not the museum. So don't forget to Ask
  • Simply brilliant way to tell a historical story about Quebec and the surrounding area through models, lighting and great visuals. Great value for money as under tens were free.
  • Amazing diorama with modern effects and narration. Great way to learn about the history of the city and it's sieges. Well worth a visit while in Quebec.
  • I thought that this was the best way to start our visit to Quebec. This is a basement sized diorama integrated with sound and lights. It provides an excellent visualization of the terrain , the location of the city and the tactics used in the battle. I would see this museum first to get a good idea of the 1759 battles that were fought here. Also, it makes a great resting spot after you have climbed the escarpment to the Chateau Frontiac square. Shame on you who take the funicular!
  • Very good museum woow but never been there