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.

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Name Town/City Region Type Summary
Abitibiwinni Pikogan Abitibi-Témiscamingue First Nations website, history and culture of the Abitibiwinni First Nation
A.C. Davie Shipyard National Historic Site Lévis Chaudière-Appalaches Maritime website, includes shipyard exhibits, homestead house, stable and marine railway, history of Davie Shipbuilding
Albert Gilles Museum Château-Richer Capitale-Nationale Art website, boutique, workshop and museum of copper art by Albert Gilles
Argenteuil Regional Museum Saint-André-d'Argenteuil Laurentides History website, local history, located in the Carillon Barracks
Art-image et espace Odyssée Gatineau Outaouais Art website, contemporary art at the Maison de la culture de Gatineau
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
Banc de Pêche de Paspébiac Paspébiac Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Industry 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 Mauricie Industry website, opened in 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, operated by the Brome County Historical Society
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-Rosiers Lighthouse Gaspé Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Maritime Tours of the lighthouse in the summer
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
Cascapedia River Museum Cascapédia–Saint-Jules Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Sports website, salmon fly fishing
Centrale de la Rivière-des-Prairies Laval Laval Science website, operated by Hydro-Québec, water-powered electricity and the building of the Rivière des Prairies generating station
Centre Archéo Topo Les Bergeronnes Côte-Nord Archaeology website, prehistoric archaeology of the Upper North Shore region
Centre culturel Le Griffon Gaspé Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Industry website, 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, operated by La Fondation J. Armand Bombardier
Centre d'art de Kamouraska Kamouraska Bas-Saint-Laurent Art website, art exhibits
Centre d’art Diane-Dufresne Repentigny Lanaudière Art website
Centre d'art Rotary La Sarre Abitibi-Témiscamingue Art information, art centre with gallery
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, part of Culture Shawinigan
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 information, 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 about area 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 Local history and art exhibits
Centre d'interprétation de la forestrie La Sarre Abitibi-Témiscamingue Forestry information, 1930s lumberjack's life and logging camp
Centre d'interprétation de la guêpe Laverlochère Abitibi-Témiscamingue Natural history website, 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, fur trading post and industry
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 information, local history, natural history and culture, cheese-making
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 Les Acadiens à Saint-Grégoire Bécancour Centre-du-Québec History website, lives of the builders of the windmill, operated by the Société acadienne Port-Royal
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, 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 website, 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
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
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
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; operated by the Stanstead Historical Society
Cosmodome (Laval) Laval Laval Science Space and science
Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site Coteau-du-Lac Montérégie Multiple 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
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
Eaton Corner Museum Cookshire-Eaton Estrie History website, local history
École de Rang Campbell Sainte-Sabine Montérégie Education website, one room schoolhouse
École de Rang II d'Authier Authier Abitibi-Témiscamingue Education information, historic 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
Église-Musée Saint-Venant-de-Paquette Saint-Venant-de-Paquette Estrie Religious website, history of the church, its architecture and artifacts
Église Notre-Dame-de-la-Présentation Shawinigan Mauricie Religious website, tours of church with panels painted by Ozias Leduc
Église orthodoxe russe St-Georges de Rouyn-Noranda Rouyn-Noranda Abitibi-Témiscamingue History website, historic Russian Orthodox church with exhibits about area Eastern European immigrants and their contributions
Électrium Sainte-Julie Montérégie Science website, electricity, operated by Hydro-Quebec
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 information, 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 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
Fossilarium Notre-Dame-du-Nord Abitibi-Témiscamingue Natural history website, sea fossils from the Ordovician-Silurian period, formerly the Lake Timiskaming Fossil Center
Galerie d'art du Centre culturel Sherbrooke Estrie Art website, part of the Université de Sherbrooke, contemporary art gallery in the cultural centre
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 website, art gallery
Garage de la culture Saint-Élie-de-Caxton Mauricie History information, local history
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 Micmac Interpretation Site Fontenelle Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine First Nations website, Micmac heritage and culture
Granite Expo & Museum of Stanstead Stanstead Estrie Industry website, economuseum of granite industry and works, model train collection
Heritage Kinnear's Mills Kinnear's Mills Chaudière-Appalaches History website, local history
Horse-drawn Carriage Museum Colombourg Abitibi-Témiscamingue Transportation information, collection of Claude-Morin
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
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, outpost settlement nursing station
Lévis Forts National Historic Site Lévis Chaudière-Appalaches Military Mid-19th-century British fort with exhibits
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, history of the first cooperative group in North America
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 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, features 68 wooden sculptures of early 20th-century rural life by Louis-Émile Beauregard
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 l'eau Sherbrooke Estrie Natural history website, located in Lucien-Bouchard Park, nature centre with live small animals, ecology of the river and park
Maison de Lime Ridge Dudswell Estrie Natural history information, 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 Drummondville Drummondville Centre-du-Québec Art website, includes the Galerie d’art Desjardins
Maison des arts de Laval Laval Laval Art website, performing 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 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 Girardin Lac-Beauport Capitale-Nationale Multiple website, historic house, local history and art, operated by the Société d'art et d'histoire de Beauport
Maison Lamontagne Rimouski Bas-Saint-Laurent Historic house website, 18th-century house
Maison de la culture Lenoblet-du-Plessis Contrecœur Montérégie History website, historic house with local history exhibits, site of area meetings during the Rebellions of 1837
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, 19th-century house
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 Louis-Cyr Saint-Jean-de-Matha Lanaudière Biographical website, life of Canadian strongman Louis Cyr
Maison natale de Louis-Fréchette Lévis Chaudière-Appalaches Historic house website, 19th-century home of author Louis-Honoré Fréchette
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 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 Rocheleau Trois-Rivières Mauricie Historic house website, 1740 house restored to New France era
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 Trestler Vaudreuil-Dorion Montérégie Historic house website, also art gallery
Manoir Boucher de Niverville Trois-Rivières Mauricie Historic house website, 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
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 usée de la Faune]]
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, history of the historic flour and saw mill, local history and art exhibits
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 information, 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
Moulin du Petit-Pré Château-Richer Capitale-Nationale Mill Lat 17th-century water-powered flour mill
Musée acadien du Québec à Bonaventure Bonaventure Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Ethnic website, 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 information, art and culture
Musée antique Victor Bélanger Saint-Côme–Linière Chaudière-Appalaches Multiple information, Facebook site, 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 website, 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, photography, local history
Musée Bruck Cowansville Montérégie Multiple information, local history andart
Musée canadien de l'Arme et du Bronze Granby Montérégie Military website, focus is firearms, bronze sculptures, coins and stamps
Musée Chafaud Percé Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Art website, area art
Musée d'art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul Baie-Saint-Paul Capitale-Nationale Art 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 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 Guérin Guérin Abitibi-Témiscamingue History website, local and rural history, agriculture, religious life and heritage
Musée de l'Accordéon Montmagny Chaudière-Appalaches Music website, accordion collection located in the 1800 Manoir Couillard-Dupuis
Musée de l'auto ancienne de Richmond Richmond Estrie Automotive website, open in summer, antique automobiles
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, Gaspesian history, culture, natural history, works of Gaspesian artists
Musée de la grange octogonale Adolphe-Gagnon Saint-Fabien Bas-Saint-Laurent Agriculture website, 1888 octagonal barn with agriculture tools and equipment
Musée de la Mer Havre-Aubert (Îles-de-la-Madeleine) Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Maritime website, includes ship and lighthouse models, fishing industry, maritime artifacts, shells, island rocks and minerals, island history
Musée de la nature Sainte-Rose-du-Nord Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Natural history website
Musée de la Neufve-France Sainte-Flavie Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine History website, 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, 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, includes 1930s postmaster's office and blacksmith shop
Musée des Abénakis Odanak Centre-du-Québec First Nations website, history, culture and art of the Western Abenaki people
Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke Museum of Fine Arts
Sherbrooke Estrie Art 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
MUSO - Musée de société des Deux-Rives Salaberry-de-Valleyfield Montérégie Local website, local history, culture and art
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 website, La Martre Lighthouse with exhibits about the evolution and importance of area lighthouses
Musée des Religions du Monde Nicolet Centre-du-Québec Religious website, religious practices and beliefs of Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Christianity
Museum of the Sisters of the Holy Rosary Rimouski Bas-Saint-Laurent Religious website, history and artifacts of the convent
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 information, history of the 12e Régiment blindé du Canada
Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent Rivière-du-Loup Bas-Saint-Laurent Art website, contemporary art and ethnology
Musée du bronze d'Inverness Inverness Centre-du-Québec Art website, economuseum of a bronze workshop and gallery
Musée du Bûcheron Grandes-Piles Mauricie Forestry information, replica of a typical logging camp from 1850 to 1950 with over 20 buildings and equipment
Musée du chocolat Bromont Montérégie Food website, adjacent to the Confiserie Bromont
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 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 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 website, 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 website, local history and art
Musée Edison du Phonographe Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Capitale-Nationale Technology website, historic phonograph machines
Musée Frederick Janssoone Trois-Rivières Mauricie Biographical website, 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 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 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, 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 website, 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 maritime de Charlevoix Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive Capitale-Nationale Maritime website, former shipyard with outbuildings, schooners
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 mine, located in a section of the town’s municipal library
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 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 québécois de l’agriculture et de l’alimentation La Pocatière Bas-Saint-Laurent Multiple Local history, period room and business displays, natural history, agriculture, transportation; also known as Musée québécois de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation
Musée régional de Kamouraska Kamouraska Bas-Saint-Laurent History website, 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 website, 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
Museum of Ingenuity J. Armand Bombardier Valcourt Estrie Transportation website, snowmobiles and snow transport, life and work of Joseph Armand Bombardier
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 Capitale-Nationale First Nations website, authentic recreation of a Wyandot village
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, 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
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, history and activities of the religious congregation and its founder
Phare du Cap de Madeleine Sainte-Madeleine-de-la-Rivière-Madeleine Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Multiple information, lighthouse and exhibits about local history and the 1920s paper mill
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
Reford Gardens Grand-Métis Bas-Saint-Laurent Multiple Botanical gardens and Estevan Lodge with botanical art exhibits and a permanent display about the garden owners
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
Sherbrooke Nature and Science Museum Sherbrooke Estrie Natural history Animal and bird mounts, fossils, rocks and minerals, archaeology
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 historique de l'Île-des-Moulins Terrebonne Lanaudière Open air website, 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 website, 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, 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 website, 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
Tithing Interpretation Centre Sainte-Flavie Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Multiple information, 19th-century tithe barn with displays on local history, agriculture, fossils including trilobites, brachiopods, cephalopods, dinosaur remains, fossilized trees, petrified plants, rocks and minerals
Tomcod Interpretation 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
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 website, 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, local history and culture

Defunct museums[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.smq.qc.ca/mtd/museumguide/datasheets/institution.php?ID=50-55-1105
  2. ^ "Les portes restent closes au Centre national des naufrages". Le Manic. August 11, 2016. Retrieved 3 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Fort de la Martiniere". Fort Wiki. Retrieved 30 November 2016. Buildings and magazine locked up and no on site presence but the site is open to the public. The visitor center and museum have been closed for about two years. 
  4. ^ "Official site". Jardin des glaciers. Retrieved 3 December 2016. The Jardin des Glaciers unfortunately is now closed. 
  5. ^ "Le «musée thérapeutique» des soeurs du Bon-Pasteur ferme ses portes" (in French). le Soleil. August 15, 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2016. 
  6. ^ "Les bateaux miniatures iront s'ancrer ailleurs" (in French). Infodimanche. September 22, 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  7. ^ http://grandquebec.com/musees-du-quebec/musee-du-domaine/
  8. ^ "Leur musée vendu à l'encan" (in French). July 9, 2015. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  9. ^ http://housesofwax.blogspot.com/2009/10/quebec-wax-museum-sign.html House of Wax Blogspot, Oct. 12, 2009