Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), Quebec City

Categories: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web
At Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), survey a vast collection of art from notable Quebec artists. Founded in 1933, the museum spreads across three buildings--one of them a repurposed prison--and boasts more than 25,000 pieces, ranging from the 18th century to modern times. Wander the spacious pavilions and admire permanent and temporary exhibits of local art, from the French colonial era to the famous 20th-century Quebecois painters. Take a break in the cafe, or relax and enjoy the scenic park view from the restaurant. See Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ) and all Quebec City has to offer by arranging your trip with our Quebec City trip generator.
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  • I went to see the architecture of the Pavilion Lassonde. Really disappointed. It is bathed in light despite the gloomy weather! The monumental staircase charms us already from the outside, when you climb it we meet as between heaven and Earth, so nice. The garden on the roof is very interesting, well thought out. Exhibitions now: inuit art is remarkable, what talent what patience. From Altmejd, a surprise, really amazing. It circulates between the block of plexiglas and the mirror we can do any kind of interpretation of this work is the only word that comes to my mind leaving the room AYOYE. The Bonnard exhibition worth, magnificent colors merge into his scenes of inside and outside.
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  • Much improved. The CHARLES BAILLAIRGÉ PAVILION is worth a visit in its own right. Well displayed.Take in the Plains of Abraham while you are there. 
  • Excellent exhibits, too much modern and avant-garde art for our tastes but a good collection of other art as well. On a nice day it's a long but manageable walk from the old city. 
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