This popular museum presents Quebec 's military history in a flashy half-hour show centered around an enormous and ... More
Musee du Fort
This popular museum presents Quebec 's military history in a flashy half-hour show centered around an enormous and meticulously-researched scale model of the city. Documenting the many battles and sieges,involving at various points the British, French and Americans. The presentation intrigues children and adults alike. Located across the street from the Château Frontenac , this is an essential stop on any historically-inclined tour of Quebec. The presentation is given in both French and English. Call ahead for varying dates
We thought this small unpretentious museum was the best way to start our visit to beautiful Quebec City! The guides were helpful and friendly and the show gives a lot of information using very effective visual effects.
They also have interesting artefacts...
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Pins the street widens and runs directly under Mount Royal and Jeanne Mance Park's bongo players and tobogganing. Further ...
This church, designed by Quebec architect Victor Bourgeau and built between 1870 and 1894, is an exact one third replica
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This annex of the Musee Fabre is situated on the Esplanade Charles de Gaulle not far from the museum. It
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