List of museums in Quebec

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This list of museums in Quebec, Canada contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

See also List of museums in Montreal for museums in the Montreal region.

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Name Town/City Region Type Summary
Abitibiwinni Pikogan Abitibi-Témiscamingue First Nations website
A.C. Davie Shipyard National Historic Site Lévis Chaudière-Appalaches Maritime website, includes shipyard exhibits, homestead house, stable and marine railway
Albert Gilles Museum Château-Richer Capitale-Nationale Art website, boutique, workshop and museum of copper art
Ancien palais de justice de Kamouraska Kamouraska Bas-Saint-Laurent Multiple website, local history and art exhibits
Argenteuil Regional Museum Saint-André-d'Argenteuil Laurentides History website, local history, located in the Carillon Barracks
ASTER, la Station scientifique du Bas-Saint-Laurent Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! Bas-Saint-Laurent Science website, public observatory with an interpretation centre about astronomy
ASTROLab du parc national du Mont-Mégantic Notre-Dame-des-Bois Estrie Science Astronomy, geology, biology and ecology
Artillery Park Heritage Site Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Military website, 1830s fort
Banc de Pêche Historic Site Paspébiac Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Industry website, features 11 fishing industry buildings to demonstrate occupations, history and impact of the industry
Battle of Restigouche National Historic Site Pointe-à-la-Croix Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Military History and artifacts from the site of a 1760 naval battle
Battle of the Châteauguay National Historic Site Howick Montérégie Military website, exhibits and site of the 1812 Battle of the Châteauguay
Bay Chaleur Military Museum New Richmond Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Military website, contributions of Gaspesians in the major conflicts of the 20th century, impact on the community
Beluga Interpretation Centre Sacré-Cœur Côte-Nord Natural history Located at the Baie-Sainte-Marguerite sector of Saguenay National Park, summer feeding area for beluga whales
Biophare Sorel-Tracy Montérégie Natural history website, ecosystem and wildlife of the Lake Saint-Pierre biosphere reserve
Blockhaus de la rivière-Lacolle Saint-Paul-de-l'Île-aux-Noix Montérégie Military Restored 1871 military blockhouse
Boréalis (Trois-Rivières) Trois-Rivières Mauricie Industry website, opening 2010, formerly the Pulp and Paper Industry Exhibition Center, exhibits on the pulp and paper industry
Brome County Museum Brome Lake Montérégie Multiple website, includes main museum with period home and business displays, courthouse, military display, local history and antiques, schoolhouse
Café des rumeurs Gallichan Abitibi-Témiscamingue Archeology information, information, collection of area archeological artifacts
Canadian Children's Museum Gatineau Outaouais Children's Located inside the Canadian Museum of Civilization
Canadian Museum of Civilization Gatineau Outaouais Multiple Canada's history, culture and heritage, including First Nations
Canadian Postal Museum Gatineau Outaouais Philatelic Located inside the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Canada’s postal heritage and stamps
Canadian Railway Museum Delson Montérégie Railway Also known as Exporail, railway equipment and heritage railroad
Cap de Bon-Désir Interpretation and Observation Centre Les Bergeronnes Côte-Nord Natural history website, marine life of the Saint Lawrence River estuary, navigation along the river, part of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park
Cap-des-Rosier Light Gaspé Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Maritime information,
Carillon Canal National Historic Site Saint-André-d'Argenteuil Laurentides Transportation Exhibits about the canal at the toll collector's house
Carrefour culturel Paul-Médéric Baie-Saint-Paul Capitale-Nationale Art website, visual and cultural arts center with gallery
Cartier-Brébeuf National Historic Site Quebec City Capitale-Nationale History website, park with exhibits and tours about the story of Jacques Cartier, Jesuit missionaries and Amerindian nations of the 16th and 17th centuries
Cascapedia River Museum Cascapédia–Saint-Jules Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Sports website, salmon fly fishing
Centre Archéo Topo Les Bergeronnes Côte-Nord Archaeology website, information, prehistoric archaeology of the Upper North Shore region
Centre culturel de Drummondville Drummondville Centre-du-Québec Art website, includes the Galerie d’art Desjardins
Centre culturel Le Griffon Gaspé Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Industry website, information, exhibits about the local fishermen’s co-operative
Centre culturel Marie-Fitzbach Saint-Georges Chaudière-Appalaches Multiple website, cultural center with art gallery, local history exhibits, exhibit on area industrialists
Centre culturel Yvonne L. Bombardier Valcourt Estrie Art website, cultural center with visual art and literary exhibitions and events
Centre d'art Maison Blanchette Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Art website, art centre with gallery in Cap-Rouge
Centre d'art Rotary La Sarre Abitibi-Témiscamingue Art information, art centre with gallery
Centre d'exposition Art-image et espace Odyssée Gatineau Outaouais Art website, contemporary art
Centre d'exposition de la bibliothèque Gabrielle-Roy Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Library website, information, exhibit gallery of the Gabrielle-Roy Library
Centre d'exposition l'Imagier Gatineau Outaouais Art website, contemporary art gallery and sculpture park
Centre d’exposition de Rouyn-Noranda Rouyn-Noranda Abitibi-Témiscamingue Art website, art centre
Centre d’exposition de Val-David Val-David Laurentides Art website
Centre d’exposition Leo-Ayotte Shawinigan Mauricie Art website
Centre d’exposition Raymond-Lasnier Trois-Rivières Mauricie Art website, art centre
Centre d'histoire et d'archéologie de la Métabetchouane Desbiens Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Multiple website, reconstructed fur trading post, local history exhibits, art, natural history, archaeological site and artifacts
Centre d'histoire Sir-William-Price
(Sir William Price Heritage Center)
Jonquière Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Multiple website, history of the Price family, local logging, lumber and paper industries
Centre d'interprétation de l'agriculture et de la ruralité Métabetchouan–Lac-à-la-Croix Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Agriculture website
Centre d'interprétation de l'ardoise Richmond Estrie Industry website, economuseum, slateworking
Centre d'interprétation de l'eau Laval Laval Science website, also known as C.I.EAU, water purification and importance of clean water
Centre d'interprétation de l'histoire de Port-Cartier Port-Cartier Côte-Nord History information, local history
Centre d'interprétation de la Côte-de-Beaupré Château-Richer Capitale-Nationale Multiple website, local history and art exhibits
Centre d'interprétation de la chute Kabir Kouba Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Natural history website, fossils, rocks, wildlife, history of the Kabir Kouba Waterfalls
Centre d'interprétation de la forestrie La Sarre Abitibi-Témiscamingue Forestry information, information, 1930s lumberjack's life and logging camp
Centre d'interprétation de la guêpe Laverlochère Abitibi-Témiscamingue Natural history information, collection of wasp nests and how they are built
Centre d'interprétation de la traite des fourrures
(Fur Trade Interpretation Centre and Tour)
La Tuque Mauricie History website, information, fur trading post and industry
Centre d'interprétation de la vie urbaine de la Ville de Québec Quebec City Capitale-Nationale
Centre d'interprétation de Place-Royale Quebec City Capitale-Nationale History website, managed by the Musée de la civilisation, history of the founding of the city
Centre d'interprétation de tracteurs antiques Saint-Romain Estrie Agriculture information, historic tractors
Centre d'interprétation des energies renouvelables Richelieu Montérégie Science website, renewable energy and sustainable living practices
Centre d’interprétation du cuivre de Murchochville Murdochville Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Mining website, copper mining
Centre d'interprétation du Patrimoine de Notre-Dame-des-Monts Notre-Dame-des-Monts Capitale-Nationale Multiple website, local history, natural history and culture
Centre d'interprétation du patrimoine de Plaisance Plaisance Outaouais History website, local history
Centre d'Interprétation du site archéologique Droulers/Tsiionhiakwatha Saint-Anicet Montérégie First Nations website, reconstructed St. Lawrence Iroquois village and archaeological site
Centre d'interprétation historique de Sainte-Foy Quebec City Capitale-Nationale History website, local history, located in Sainte-Foy
Centre d'interprétation Les Acadiens à Saint-Grégoire Bécancour Centre-du-Québec History information, information, lives of the builders of the windmill
Centre de la Biodiversité du Québec Bécancour Centre-du-Québec Natural history website, live animals, habitats displays, Quebec’s biological species, sustainable living
Centre des migrations Montmagny Chaudière-Appalaches Natural history information, information, Canada snow geese migration
Centre et circuit Félix-Leclerc La Tuque Mauricie Biographical information, life of singer-songwriter Félix Leclerc, area history and culture
Centre historique des Sœurs du Bon Conseil Chicoutimi Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Religious information, information, artifacts and history of the Sœurs du Bon Conseil convent
Centre National d’exposition CNE Jonquière Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Art website, contemporary art exhibits, also science and history
Centre national des naufrages du Saint-Laurent Baie-Trinité Côte-Nord Maritime website, multimedia presentation about shipwrecks in the Saint Lawrence River
Chantier de Gédéon Angliers Abitibi-Témiscamingue Forestry website, reconstructed 1930s logging camp
Château Logue Maniwaki Outaouais Forestry website, forests, forest fire prevention, and forestry industry; also changing exhibits of art
Château of Witch Bay Fitch Bay Estrie Historic house website
Choco-Musée Érico Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Food website, chocolate shop and history of chocolate
Chutes Coulonge Fort-Coulonge Outaouais Forestry Open air exhibits and visitor center in park
Christmas Chateau Rivière-du-Loup Bas-Saint-Laurent Commodity website, Christmas displays of all types
CIBRO
(Centre d’interprétation des battures et de réhabilitation des oiseaux)
Saint-Fulgence Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Natural history website, bird rehabilitation center and interpretive center about migratory birds and the local flats
CIMM Centre d'interprétation des mammifères marins Tadoussac Côte-Nord Natural history website, whales and other marine mammals
Citadelle of Quebec Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Military Tours include the history of the military garrison, the Royal 22e Régiment Museum, and a former military prison
Cité de l'Énergie Shawinigan Mauricie Science Electricity, pulp and paper, aluminum and electrochemistry
Cité de l'Or Val-d'Or Abitibi-Témiscamingue Mining Gold mining tour and 1930s mining company house
Colby-Curtis Museum Stanstead Estrie History website, rooms with collections of decorative furnishings representing a several generations of a prominent border family of American origin, as well as changing exhibits of local history
Collection Louis-Émile Beauregard Dudswell Estrie Art website, 68 wooden sculptures of early 20th-century rural life
Compton County Historical Museum Cookshire-Eaton Estrie History website, local history
Cosmodome (Laval) Laval Laval Science Space and science
Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site Coteau-du-Lac Montérégie Multiple website, river transportation by portage and then canal, military blockhouse
Daniel Weetaluktuk Memorial Museum and Cultural Transmission Centre Inukjuak Nord-du-Québec First Nations information, culture and language of the Nunavik Inuit people
Discovery Pavilion of the Plains of Abraham Quebec City Capitale-Nationale History website, history of Quebec and military activities at the Plains of Abraham
Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière Sainte-Croix Chaudière-Appalaches Multiple website, historic estate with gardens and trails, art exhibits, 1920s furnished rooms
Domaine seigneurial Sainte-Anne Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade Mauricie Historic house website, displays three centuries of history in an estate manor house
École de Rang Campbell Sainte-Sabine Montérégie Education website, one room schoolhouse
École de Rang II d'Authier Authier Abitibi-Témiscamingue Education website, information, schoolhouse
Économusée de la brasserie Saint-Alexis-des-Monts Mauricie Food website, economuseum of beer making and the microbrewery Les bières de la Nouvelle-France
Économusée du vitrail Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Art website, economuseum of stained glass workshop
Église-Musée Saint-Venant-de-Paquette Saint-Venant-de-Paquette Estrie Religious website, information, history of the church, its architecture and artifacts
Église Notre-Dame-de-la-Présentation Shawinigan Mauricie Industry website, tours of church with panels painted by Ozias Leduc
Église orthodoxe russe St-Georges de Rouyn-Noranda Rouyn-Noranda Abitibi-Témiscamingue History website, history Russian Orthodox church with exhibits about area Eastern European immigrants and their contributions
Électrium Sainte-Julie Montérégie Science Electricity
Épopée de Capelton North Hatley Estrie Mining website, underground copper mine
Espace Félix-Leclerc Île d'Orléans Capitale-Nationale Biographical website, work of singer and poet Félix Leclerc
Espace Pierre-Debain Gatineau Outaouais Art website, contemporary craft and visual art
Érablière du Lac-Beauport Lac-Beauport Capitale-Nationale Multiple website, economuseum of maple syrup, with maple and wildlife displays
Exploramer Sainte-Anne-des-Monts Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Natural history website, aquarium, marine life and marine science exhibits
EXPRESSION, Centre d'exposition de Saint-Hyacinthe Saint-Hyacinthe Montérégie Art website, contemporary art gallery
Forges du Saint-Maurice Trois-Rivières Mauricie Industry Iron forge and its industrial community
Forillon National Park Gaspé Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Multiple Visitor center exhibits about the park's natural history and human history, Hyman & Sons General Store and warehouse with exhibits about the cod fishing industry, and Anse Blanchette, a fisherman's homestead with costumed interpreters
Fort Chambly National Historic Site Delson Montérégie Military Historic French then British fort, exhibits on New France
Fort-de-la-Martinière Lévis Chaudière-Appalaches Multiple information, 20th-century fort with military, local history and art exhibits
Fort Lennox National Historic Site Île aux Noix Montérégie Military Reconstructed 1820s fort
Fort Ingall Cabano Bas-Saint-Laurent Military Reconstructed 19th-century fort
Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site Duhamel-Ouest Abitibi-Témiscamingue History Remains of 17th-century trading post, visitor center exhibits and re-enactments about New France and the Algonquin
Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Military website, history and guided tours of the city's different fortification projects and defense strategies
Galerie d'art du Centre culturel Sherbrooke Estrie Art website, part of the University of Sherbrooke, contemporary art gallery
Galerie d'art du Parc Trois-Rivières Mauricie Art website, located in the Manoir de Tonnancour
Galerie Montcalm Gatineau Outaouais Art website, contemporary art gallery
Galerie Renée-Blain Brossard Montérégie Art information, art gallery
Gaspesian British Heritage Village New Richmond Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Living website, village with many buildings portraying British settlers from the 1760s to the early 1900s
Gespeg Interpretation Site Fontenelle Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine First Nations website, Micmac heritage and culture
Grange octogonale Adolphe-Gagnon Saint-Fabien Bas-Saint-Laurent Agriculture information, information, 1888 octagonal barn with agriculture tools and equipment
Granite Expo & Museum of Stanstead Stanstead Estrie Industry website, economuseum of granite industry and works
Henry-Stuart House Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Historic house website, late 19th-century period cottage
Heritage Kinnear's Mills Kinnear's Mills Chaudière-Appalaches History information, local history
Horse-drawn Carriage Museum Colombourg Abitibi-Témiscamingue Transportation information, collection of Claude-Morin
Il était une fois... une petite colonie Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Montérégie Living website, 18th-century rural life in New France
Irish Memorial National Historic Site Grosse Isle Chaudière-Appalaches Ethnic Site of an immigration depot which predominantly housed Irish immigrants coming to Canada to escape the Great Irish Famine, 1845–1849
Jardin des glaciers Baie-Comeau Côte-Nord Natural history website, focus is the ice age, climate change and the migration of the first peoples
Jardins de Métis/Reford Gardens Grand-Métis Bas-Saint-Laurent Multiple website, botanical gardens and Estevan Lodge with botanical art exhibits
Kempffer Cultural Interpretation Centre New Carlisle Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine History information, local history
Kempt Road Interpretation Centre Matapédia Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine History website, local history
La Corne Nursing Station La Corne Abitibi-Témiscamingue Medical website, information, outpost settlement nursing station
Lake Timiskaming Fossil Center Notre-Dame-du-Nord Abitibi-Témiscamingue Natural history website, sea fossils from the Ordovician-Silurian period
Lévis Forts National Historic Site Lévis Chaudière-Appalaches Military Mid-19th-century British fort with exhibits
L'Îlot des Palais Quebec City Capitale-Nationale History information, 18th-century archaeological site of old Quebec and city history
Louis S. St. Laurent Heritage House Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Biographical website, located in The Battlefields Park, life of Louis Saint-Laurent, prime minister of Canada
Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site Compton Estrie Historic house website, early 20th-century period childhood home of Louis Saint-Laurent, prime minister of Canada, and his father's general store
Mackenzie King Estate Chelsea Outaouais Historic house website, 20th-century estate of Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, includes restored 19th-century cottages with period guides, exhibits on his life, gardens and trails
Magasin général historique authentique 1928 Percé Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine History website, 1928 period general store with merchandise
Magasin général Le Brun Maskinongé Mauricie History information, three general stores dating back to different epochs: 1803, 1827 and 1915
Maison Alphonse-Desjardins Lévis Chaudière-Appalaches Historic house website, late Victorian period home of banker Alphonse Desjardins,
Maison amérindienne Mont-Saint-Hilaire Montérégie First Nations website, culture and contemporary art
Maison Antoine-Lacombe Saint-Charles-Borromée Lanaudière Art website, 1847 house with art exhibits and a sculpture garden
Maison Bélisle Terrebonne Lanaudière Multiple website, art and history exhibits
Maison Bourgoin Price Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine History information, local history, culture and art
Maison Chapais Saint-Denis-de-la-Bouteillerie Bas-Saint-Laurent Historic house website, 19th-century Victorian period house
Maison Chevalier Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Historic house website, managed by the Musée de la civilisation, includes Chesnay House, the Frérot House and the Chevalier House with 18th- and 19th- century furnishings and decor
Maison d'école du rang Cinq Chicots Saint-Christophe-d'Arthabaska Centre-du-Québec Education website, one room schoolhouse with changing exhibits of art and culture
Maison de la culture de Dudswell Dudswell Estrie Art information, art centre with exhibits
Maison de la culture Roland-Jomphe Havre-Saint-Pierre Côte-Nord History website, local history
Maison de la culture et du patrimoine Saint-Eustache Laurentides History website, exhibit about the Lower Canada Rebellion
Maison de Lime Ridge Dudswell Estrie Natural history website, geology and properties of limestone and area mining and industry
Maison de nos Aïeux Île d'Orléans Capitale-Nationale History website, local history, period room displays
Maison des arts de Laval Laval Laval Art website, arts centre with exhibit gallery
Maison des dunes Interpretation Centre Tadoussac Côte-Nord Natural history Located at the Baie-de-Tadoussac sector of Saguenay National Park, sand dunes, birds, and wildlife of the park
Maison des Jésuites de Sillery Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Historic house website, 18th-century Jesuit missionary and the Amerindians in early Quebec
Maison Dorion-Coulombe Quebec City Capitale-Nationale History website, information, local history
Maison Dr Joseph-Frenette Causapscal Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Medical website, rural doctor's home
Maison Drouin Île d'Orléans Capitale-Nationale Historic house website, operated by the Fondation François-Lamy, 18th-century period house
Maison Dumulon Rouyn-Noranda Abitibi-Témiscamingue History website, information, early 20th-century general store for the mining town
Maison Dupont Saint-Narcisse Mauricie Historic house information, late 19th-century “Québécoise” home
Maison du Frère-Moffet Ville-Marie Abitibi-Témiscamingue Historic house website, 1881 home of town's founder
Maison du Granit Lac-Drolet Estrie Art website, granite workshop and sculptures
Maison Éphraim-Bédard Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Historic house website, information in French, operated by La Société Historique de Charlesbourg, period rooms
Maison François-Xavier Garneau Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Historic house website, late 19th-century Victoria period home of poet François-Xavier Garneau
Maison Girardin Lac-Beauport Capitale-Nationale Multiple website, historic house, local history and art
Maison Hamel-Bruneau Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Multiple website, cultural center, exhibits of art and science
Maison Lamontagne Rimouski Bas-Saint-Laurent Historic house website, information, 18th-century house
Maison Lavigne La Sarre Abitibi-Témiscamingue History information, local history
Maison Lenoblet-du-Plessis Contrecœur Montérégie History website, historic house with local history exhibits, site of area meetings during the Rebellions of 1837
Maison Léon-Provancher Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Natural history website, natural history and science
Maison LePailleur Châteauguay Montérégie Multiple website, 1792 house with art and local history exhibits
Maison Louis-Bertrand L'Isle-Verte Bas-Saint-Laurent Historic house website
Maison Louis-Hippolyte-Lafontaine Boucherville Montérégie Multiple information, childhood home of Prime Minister Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine, features exhibits of art, photography and local history
Maison nationale des Patriotes Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu Montérégie Historic house website, 1830s period home and guided tour about the Rebellions of 1837
Maison Ozias-Leduc Mont-Saint-Hilaire Montérégie Art website, includes interpretive center home and birthplace home of painter Ozias Leduc, operated by the Musée des beaux-arts de Mont-Saint-Hilaire
Maison O’Neill Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Multiple website, historic house, history of the area and its inhabitants, changing exhibits of art
Maison Paul-Emile Borduas Mont-Saint-Hilaire Montérégie Art website, regional art exhibits in the home of painter Paul-Émile Borduas, operated by the Musée des beaux-arts de Mont-Saint-Hilaire
Maison Rodolphe Duguay Nicolet Centre-du-Québec Art website, works by artist Rodolphe Duguay and changing art exhibits
Maison Rosalie-Cadron Lavaltrie Lanaudière Historic house website, early 19th-century period house
Maison sir Étienne-Paschal-Taché Montmagny Chaudière-Appalaches Historic house website, life and mid-19th-century home of Father of Confederation, Sir Étienne-Paschal Taché
Maison Tessier-Dit-Laplante Quebec City Capitale-Nationale History website
Maison Trestler Vaudreuil-Dorion Montérégie Historic house website, also art gallery
Manoir Boucher de Niverville Trois-Rivières Mauricie History information, 1730 manor with local history exhibit
Manoir Le Boutillier Gaspé Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Historic house website, mid-19th-century period home of political figure John Le Boutillier
Manoir Mauvide-Genest Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans Capitale-Nationale Historic house website, 18th-century period home and interpretation center for the seigneurial system of New France
Manoir Papineau National Historic Site Montebello Outaouais Historic house website, manor home of reformist leader Louis-Joseph Papineau, furnishings from 1850 to 1929
Manoir seigneurial Fraser Rivière-du-Loup Bas-Saint-Laurent Historic house website, 1830 manor home of city's founder with family furnishings, art gallery
Martello Tower 1 Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Military Early 19th-century soldier's life, military history of the Plains of Abraham
Marine Environment Discovery Centre Les Escoumins Côte-Nord Natural history website, information, marine life of the Saint Lawrence River estuary, part of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park
Matamajaw Historical Site Causapscal Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Sports website, historic salmon fishing club
Miellerie Lune de Miel Stoke Estrie Food website, economuseum about beekeeping and honey
Miguasha National Park Nouvelle Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Natural history Fossil fish and plants, important fossil site
Mine Crystal Bonsecours Estrie Natural history website, quartz crystal mine and minerals exhibit
Mingan Island Cetacean Study Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Côte-Nord Natural history website, the interpretation center features exhibits about marine mammals in the St. Lawrence River and the work of the organization
Mokotakan Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc Mauricie First Nations Open air tour of buildings of the 10 nations of Quebec and the Inuit, adjacent to Musée de la Faune
Morrin Centre Quebec City Capitale-Nationale History Evolution of Quebec's English-speaking community, includes tours of the 19th-century gaol and Morrin College
Moulin à carder Grouleau East Broughton Chaudière-Appalaches Industry information, working wool carding mill
Moulin à laine d'Ulverton
(Ulverton Woolen Mills)
Ulverton Estrie Industry website, textile industry
Moulin Bernier Courcelles Estrie Multiple website, information, history of the historic flour and saw mill, local history and art exhibits
Moulin des Jésuites Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Mill information, historic Jesuit grist mill
Moulin de La Chevrotière Deschambault-Grondines Capitale-Nationale History website, historic mill, exhibits on local history
Moulin de la Rémy Baie-Saint-Paul Capitale-Nationale Mill website, restored early 19th-century flour mill and outbuildings
Moulin des pionniers La Doré Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Forestry website, historic sawmill, ancestral home, small farm and log driving camp
Moulin La Lorraine Lac-Etchemin Chaudière-Appalaches Multiple website, historic flour mill and art center
Moulin Légaré Saint-Eustache Laurentides Mill website, 18th-century flour mill
Moulin Michel de Gentilly Bécancour Centre-du-Québec Mill website, historic flour mill
Moulin seigneurial de Pointe-du-Lac Pointe-du-Lac Mauricie Mill website, historic flour mill and saw mill
Moulins de L’Isle-aux-Coudres L'Isle-aux-Coudres Capitale-Nationale Mill website, economuseum of a historic windmill for flour and water-powered sawmill
Musée acadien du Québec à Bonaventure Bonaventure Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Ethnic website, information, Acadian history and culture in Quebec
Musée amérindien de Mashteuiatsh Mashteuiatsh Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean First Nations website
Musée amérindien et inuit de Godbout Godbout Côte-Nord First Nations website, information, art and culture
Musée antique Victor Bélanger Saint-Côme–Linière Chaudière-Appalaches Multiple website, antique automobiles, collections of antique toys, telephones, clocks, lamps, salt recipients, dolls, irons collections, heritage village including a school house, chapel, general store, saloon, sugar house, old-style bread oven, covered bridge, garages, carpenter store, Canadian-style house and a handicrafts house
Musée Armand-Frappier Laval Laval Science Life sciences and health
Musée Beaulne Coaticook Estrie Multiple website, early 20th-century historic house, history of its owners, costumes and textiles collection, changing exhibits of art and photography
Musée Bon-Pasteur
(Good Sheperd Museum)
Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Religious website, history of the Good Shepherd Sisters of Quebec (Les Sœurs du Bon-Pasteur)
Musée Bruck Cowansville Montérégie Art information
Musée Chafaud Percé Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Art website
Musée d'art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul Baie-Saint-Paul Capitale-Nationale Art website, contemporary art
Musée d'art contemporain des Laurentides Saint-Jérôme Laurentides Art website, contemporary art
Musée d'art de Joliette Joliette Lanaudière Art website
Musée de bateaux miniatures et légendes du Bas-Saint-Laurent Rivière-du-Loup Bas-Saint-Laurent Maritime information, miniature ship models
Musée des beaux-arts de Mont-Saint-Hilaire Mont-Saint-Hilaire Montérégie Art website, focus is Quebec regional art, also operates the Maison Paul-Emile Borduas and Maison Ozias Leduc
Musée de Buckingham Buckingham Outaouais History website, local history
Musée de Charlevoix La Malbaie Capitale-Nationale Multiple website, art, local history and culture
Musée de géologie René-Bureau Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Natural history website, information, fossils, rocks, minerals, part of Laval University
Musée de Guérin Guérin Abitibi-Témiscamingue History website, information, local and rural history, agriculture, religious life and heritage
Musée de l'Abeille Château-Richer Capitale-Nationale Food website, economuseum about bees and honey
Musée de l'Accordéon Montmagny Chaudière-Appalaches Music website, accordion collection located in the 1800 Manoir Couillard-Dupuis
Musée de l'Amérique française
(Museum of French America)
Quebec City Capitale-Nationale History website, managed by the Musée de la civilisation, history of the Séminaire de Québec and French America
Musée de l'auto ancienne de Richmond Richmond Estrie Automotive website, information, open in summer, antique automobiles
Musée de la civilisation
(Museum of Civilization)
Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Multiple Quebec history, First Nations and human culture and civilization
Musée de la culture populaire du Québec
(Quebec Museum of Folk Culture)
Trois-Rivières Mauricie Multiple website, area history, culture, art, folk art,
Musée de la Défense aérienne
Bagotville Air Defence Museum
Bagotville Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Aviation website, history of military aviation, including CFB Bagotville
Musée de la Faune Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc Mauricie Natural history website, wildlife dioramas, adjacent to Mokotakan
Musée de la femme Longueuil Montérégie Women's website, women's issues, contributions in Quebec, civil rights, art
Musée de la Gare Témiscaming Abitibi-Témiscamingue Railway website, railway and local history, located in a 1927 train station
Musée de la Gaspésie Gaspé Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Multiple website, information, Gaspesian history, culture, natural history, works of Gaspesian artists
Musée de la Mer (Quebec) Havre-Aubert (Îles-de-la-Madeleine) Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Maritime information, includes ship and lighthouse models, fishing industry, maritime artifacts, shells, island rocks and minerals, island history
Musée de la nature (Sainte-Rose-du-Nord, Quebec) Sainte-Rose-du-Nord Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Natural history information, information
Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Estrie Natural history website
Musée de la Neufve-France Sainte-Flavie Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine History website, information, located in the Vieux Moulin (Old Mill), features New France and First Nations artifacts
Musée de la petite maison blanche Chicoutimi Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Historic house website, information, 1900 house that survived the Saguenay Flood of 1996
Musée de la poste et Boutique de forge / Parc Héritage Saint-Marc-de-Figuery Abitibi-Témiscamingue History information, information, includes 1930s postmaster's office and blacksmith shop
Musée de la Société d'histoire du Comté de Richmond Melbourne Estrie Historic house information, 19th-century home
Musée des Abénakis Odanak Centre-du-Québec First Nations website, history, culture and art of the Western Abenaki people
Musée des Augustines de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Québec Quebec City Capitale-Nationale History website, work of the Augustines in Quebec, fine and decorative art, historic artifacts
Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Estrie Art website, focus is artists of the Eastern townships
Musée des communications et d'histoire de Sutton Sutton Montérégie Multiple website, local history and culture, changes in communication
Musée des Coquillages Saint-Tite-des-Caps Capitale-Nationale Natural history website, seashells from around the world
Musée des Deux-Rives Salaberry-de-Valleyfield Montérégie History website, local history
Musée des Filles de Jesus Trois-Rivières Mauricie Religious website, history of the work of the Daughters of Jesus in education, hospital care and distant missions, and a historic chapel
Musée des phares La Martre Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Maritime information, lighthouse with exhibits about their evolution and importance
Musée des Religions du Monde Nicolet Centre-du-Québec Religious website, religious practices and beliefs of Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Christianity
Musée des Sœurs du Saint-Rosaire Rimouski Bas-Saint-Laurent Religious website, information, history and artifacts of the convent
Musée des Ursulines de Québec Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Religious History of the convent of the Ursulines of Quebec
Musée des Ursulines de Trois-Rivières Trois-Rivières Mauricie Religious website, history of the Ursuline monastery, school and hospital, religious artifacts
Musée du 12 RBC Trois-Rivières Mauricie Military website, history of the 12e Régiment blindé du Canada
Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent Rivière-du-Loup Bas-Saint-Laurent Art website, information
Musée du bronze d'Inverness Inverness Centre-du-Québec Art website, information, economuseum of a bronze workshop and gallery
Musée du Bûcheron Grandes-Piles Mauricie Forestry website, replica of a typical logging camp from 1850 to 1950 with over 20 buildings and equipment
Musée du Centre Élisabeth-Bergeron Saint-Hyacinthe Montérégie Religious website, history of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, their works and their founder,
Musée du chocolat Bromont Montérégie Food website, adjacent to the Confiserie Bromont
Musée du costume et du textile du Québec Saint-Lambert Montérégie Textile website, changing exhibits on fashion, clothing, textiles and fiber
Musée du Fjord Saguenay Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Multiple website, maritime history, natural and cultural history of the region by the Saguenay – St. Lawrence Marine Park
Musée du Fort Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Military website, military history of Quebec City
Musée du Fort Saint-Jean Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Montérégie Military History and artifacts of the 17th-century French fort and the Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean
Musée du fromage cheddar Saint-Prime Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean Food website, making of cheddar cheese and a historical recreation of a 20th-century cheesemaker's home
Musée du golf du Québec Granby Montérégie Sports website
Musée du Haut-Richelieu Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Montérégie Multiple website, local history and decorative arts pottery
Musée du monastère des Augustines de l'Hôpital général de Québec Quebec City Capitale-Nationale History website, located in Notre-Dame-des-Anges, Quebec, history of the Augustinians in Quebec
Musée du Patrimonie Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard Laurentides History website, local history
Musée du Régiment de la Chaudière Lévis Chaudière-Appalaches Military information, WW II Le Régiment de la Chaudière
Musée du ski des Laurentides Saint-Sauveur Laurentides Sports information, information, history of skiing in the Laurentian mountains, ski equipment and memorabilia
Musée du squelette Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! Bas-Saint-Laurent Natural history information, skeletons and osteology
Musée du Témiscouata Notre-Dame-du-Lac Bas-Saint-Laurent Multiple information, local history and art
Musée Edison du Phonographe Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Capitale-Nationale Technology website, historic phonograph machines
Musée François-Pilote La Pocatière Bas-Saint-Laurent Multiple Local history, period room and business displays, natural history, agriculture, transportation
Musée Frederick Janssoone Trois-Rivières Mauricie Biographical information, life of Franciscan missionary Father Frédéric Janssoone
Musée Jeux Vidéo et VFX Sherbrooke Estrie Art website, Video games history and special effects for cinema
Musée Gilles Villeneuve Berthierville Lanaudière Biographical website, Formula One race car driver Gilles Villeneuve
Musée-halte Louis-Cyr Saint-Jean-de-Matha Lanaudière Biographical information, life of Canadian strongman Louis Cyr
Musée historique des Sœurs de l'Assomption de la Sainte Vierge Victoriaville Centre-du-Québec Religious website
Musée Honoré-Mercier Sainte-Anne-de-Sabrevois Montérégie Biographical information, birthplace home and exhibits about Honoré Mercier, 9th Premier of Quebec
Musée huron-wendake Wendake Capitale-Nationale First Nations website, history and culture of the Iroquois and Algonquin
Musée international d'art naïf de Magog Magog Estrie Art website, naive art
Musée J. Armand Bombardier Valcourt Estrie Transportation website, snowmobiles and snow transport, life and work of Joseph Armand Bombardier
Musée Joseph-Filion Sainte-Thérèse Laurentides History website, local history
Musée la Maison Horace-Bouffard Matane Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Historic house information, turn-of-the-century traditional country home
Musée Laurier Victoriaville Centre-du-Québec Multiple website, information, includes the Maison Wilfrid-Laurier, the Victorian period summer home of former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier; Hotel des Postes, a fine arts and historic exhibition centre
Musée les Voitures d'eau L'Isle-aux-Coudres Capitale-Nationale Maritime information, information, seafarers and sail craft on the St. Lawrence River
Musée Louis-Hémon Péribonka Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Biographical website, works of author Louis Hémon, and other Quebec authors and literature
Musée Lucienne-Maheux Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Medical website, information, history of the development of psychiatric services in Quebec
Musée maritime de Charlevoix Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive Capitale-Nationale Maritime website, former shipyard with outbuildings, schooners and temporary Charlevoix meteorite crater exhibit
Musée Marius-Barbeau Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce Chaudière-Appalaches Multiple website, local history displays, decorative arts, and art exhibits
Musée minéralogique de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue Malartic Abitibi-Témiscamingue Natural history website, rocks, minerals, fossils
Musée minéralogique et d'histoire minière
(Asbestos Mineral Museum)
Asbestos Estrie Natural history information, rocks, minerals, history of the Jeffrey asbestos min
Musée Minéralogique et Minier de Thetford Mines Thetford Mines Chaudière-Appalaches Mining website, geology, minerals and mining history of the region
Musée minier Horne Rouyn-Noranda Abitibi-Témiscamingue Mining website, copper mining, named after businessman and prospector Edmond Henry Horne
Musée Missisquoi Stanbridge East Montérégie History website, county history, historic general store, agriculture machinery, carriages and sleighs
Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
(Quebec National Museum of Fine Arts)
Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Art Focus is Quebec art
Musée Normantique Saint-Alexandre Bas-Saint-Laurent History information, local history, household items, agriculture equipment
Musée Nos souvenances Saint-Élie-de-Caxton Mauricie History website, local history
Musée Pierre-Boucher Trois-Rivières Mauricie Art Part of the Séminaire Saint-Joseph de Trois-Rivières, religious and decorative arts
Musée Populaire de la Photographie Drummondville Centre-du-Québec Art website, photography and equipment
Musée pour enfants de Laval Laval Laval Children's website
Musée régional de Kamouraska Kamouraska Bas-Saint-Laurent History website, information, local history, period room displays and antiques
Musée régional de la Côte-Nord Sept-Îles Côte-Nord Multiple website, art, local history, archaeology, natural history, First Nations artifacts
Musée régional de Rimouski Rimouski Bas-Saint-Laurent Multiple website, contemporary art, history and science
Musée régional de Vaudreuil-Soulanges Vaudreuil-Dorion Montérégie Multiple website, local history, culture and folk art
Musée Saint-Laurent Trois-Pistoles Bas-Saint-Laurent Automotive information, vintage and classic cars, farm machinery and antiques
Musée sur l'enseignement Saint-Pierre-de-Broughton Chaudière-Appalaches Education information, one room schoolhouse
Musée Zénon Alary Sainte-Adèle Laurentides Art information, animal sculptures by Zénon Alary
Naval Museum of Quebec Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Maritime website
Odyssée des Bâtisseurs Alma Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Multiple website, hydroelectricity, area industrial development and history, importance of water in the region's development
ONHOÜA CHETEK8E Wendake, Quebec Capitale-Nationale First Nations website, authentic recreation of a Wyandot village
Paleontology Museum
(Musée de paléontologie)
Sainte-Flavie Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Natural history information, fossils including trilobites, brachiopods, cephalopods, dinosaur remains, fossilized trees, petrified plants, rocks and minerals
Parc de l'aventure basque en Amérique Trois-Pistoles Bas-Saint-Laurent Ethnic website, information, Basque whalers' history and culture
Parc du Bourg de Pabos Interpretation Centre Pabos Mills Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine History website, includes archaeological remains of prehistoric, First Nations and early settlers, restored 18th-century fishermen's hut, 19th-century forestry industry remains, history of British attacks in the 18th century
Parc historique de la Pointe-du-Moulin Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot Montérégie Historic house website, 18th-century windmill, miller’s house and interpretation center of rural life in New France
Parc historique de La Poudrière de Windsor Windsor Estrie Industry website, information, former powder mill with many buildings
Parc maritime de Saint-Laurent Île d'Orléans Capitale-Nationale Maritime website, historic shipyard
Parc national de l'île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé Percé Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Natural history Discovery center exhibits about the park's large bird colony, marine life, geology, ecosystems and history
Parks Canada Discovery Centre Quebec Quebec City Capitale-Nationale History website, information, formerly the Old Port of Quebec Interpretation Centre, exhibits on immigration, the St. Lawrence River and the Parks Canada network
Pavillon de la Faune Stratford Estrie Natural history website, wildlife dioramas and live animals
Petit Musée du Chapeau Saint-Valentin Montérégie Textile website, hats and hat-making tools
Petites Franciscaines de Marie Museum Baie-Saint-Paul Capitale-Nationale Religious website, information, history and activities of the religious congregation and its founder
Plein sud Longueuil Montérégie Art website, contemporary art exhibition centre
Pointe-du-Buisson Archaeological Park Melocheville Montérégie Archaeology website, archaeological site and exhibits of 5000 years of Amerindian artifacts
Pointe-Noire Interpretation and Observation Centre Pointe-Noire Côte-Nord Natural history website, marine life of the Saint Lawrence River estuary, part of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park
Poste de Traite Chauvin
(Chauvin Trading Post)
Tadoussac Côte-Nord History information, information, recreated 1600 fur trading post with exhibits about pre-history, the meeting of two nations, trading, the oil trade (whale hunting) and the trading post
Presbytère Saint-Nicolas Saint-Nicolas Chaudière-Appalaches Multiple website, art and local history exhibits
Pulperie de Chicoutimie Chicoutimi Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Multiple website, local history and culture, art exhibits, works of primitive artist Arthur Villeneuve, history of the paper company
Richmond County Historical Society Museum Richmond Estrie Historic house website, located in Melbourne Township, late 19th-century period house
Saguenay Fjord Interpretation Centre Rivière-Éternité Côte-Nord Natural history Located at the Baie-Éternité sector of Saguenay National Park, geology and natural history of the fjord
Saint Anthony's Shrine Lac-Bouchette Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Religious website, shrine dedicated to Saint Anthony of Padua and Our Lady of Lourdes, includes museum about the shrine's founders
Saint-Jacques-de-Leeds Historic Site Saint-Jacques-de-Leeds Chaudière-Appalaches History information, local history, tours of historic sites
Saint Lawrence Exploration Centre Rivière-du-Loup Bas-Saint-Laurent Natural history website, ecosystem, animal and plant life of the Saint Lawrence River
Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site Saint-Ours Montérégie Transportation website, exhibits about the canal in the superintendent's office
Seigneurie des Aulnaies Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies Chaudière-Appalaches Living website, 19th-century Victorian period mansion with working flour mill, gardens, history of the seigneurial system of New France
Sir Wilfrid Laurier National Historic Site Saint-Lin-Laurentides Lanaudière Historic house website, mid-19th-century period birthplace home of Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier
Site de la Nouvelle-France Saint-Félix-d'Otis Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Living website, four reenactments of 17th-century Quebec City
Site de Pêche Déry Pont-Rouge Capitale-Nationale History website, local history, including the first toll bridge in Quebec and salmon fishing on the Rivière Jacques-Cartier
Site du Phare Sainte-Madeleine-de-la-Rivière-Madeleine Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Multiple information, lighthouse and exhibits about local history and the 1920s paper mill
Site historique de l'Île-des-Moulins Terrebonne Lanaudière Open air website, information, 19th-century pre-industrial complex including the seigneury office, bakery, flour mill, saw mill and carding mill
Site historique Domaine Breen Saint-Bruno-de-Guigues Abitibi-Témiscamingue Historic house information, early 20th-century house and local history and mining exhibits
Site historique de Pointe-à-la-Renommée Gaspé Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Maritime website, information, lighthouse, exhibits about lighthouse keepers and North America's first maritime radio station installed here by Guglielmo Marconi in 1904
Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père Rimouski Bas-Saint-Laurent Maritime Includes the history and artifacts from sunken ocean liner RMS Empress of Ireland, the submarine HMCS Onondaga (S73) and the Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse and related buildings
Site historique des Pères Trappistes Sainte-Justine Chaudière-Appalaches Religious website, historic buildings and history of the Trappist monks who founded the community
Site Mary Travers dite "La Bolduc" Newport Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Biographical website, life and work of author-composer-singer Mary Travers (La Bolduc)
Société d'histoire et du patrimoine de la région de La Sarre La Sarre Abitibi-Témiscamingue History information, information, local history
Société d'histoire de Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Estrie History website, local history
Symmes Inn Museum Gatineau Outaouais History website, local history, located in an early 19th-century inn
T.E. Draper Angliers Abitibi-Témiscamingue Maritime website, tugboat museum ship used in the logging industry
Tithe Interpretation Centre
(Centre d'interprétation de la dîme)
Sainte-Flavie Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine History information, information 19th-century tithe barn
Tomcod Thematic Centre Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade Mauricie Industry website, aspects of tomcod fishing
Tugboat Pythonga Maniwaki Outaouais Maritime website, tugboat used to tow timber in the Baskatong reservoir
Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre Sherbrooke Estrie Multiple website, local history and art
Vieille prison de Trois-Rivières
(Old Prison of Trois-Rivières)
Trois-Rivières Mauricie Prison website, 1960s-70s prison experience
Vieux presbytère de Batiscan Pointe-du-Lac Mauricie Historic house website, mid-19th-century parish priest's home
Villa Bagatelle Quebec City Capitale-Nationale Historic house website, reproduction early 20th-century period cottage and garden
Village historique de Val-Jalbert Val-Jalbert Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Open air 1920s paper mill town
Vieux Presbytère de Deschambault Deschambault-Grondines Capitale-Nationale Multiple information, information, historic rectory with local history and art exhibits
Village Québécois d'Antan Drummondville Centre-du-Québec Open air Reconstituted Quebec village of the mid-19th and early 20th centuries
Vintage Wings of Canada Gatineau Outaouais Aviation Early history of powered flight, classic aircraft
Whiteley Museum Bonne Espérance Côte-Nord History website, information, local history and culture

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