9800 Boulevard Ste-Anne
Ste Anne de Beaupre, QC G0A 3C0
Phone: (418) 827-1570
Fax: (418) 827-1601
9800 Boulevard Ste-Anne, Ste Anne de Beaupre, QC, CA, G0A 3C0
- Phone: (418) 827-1570
- Fax: (418) 827-1601
Arts & Museums
Musée de l'Abeille is an interesting stop for people of all ages. Learn about the fascinating world of bees on a bee safari, where you can actually see inside the hives of these winged creatures. Visitors can enjoy a session of candle-making, too, and learn about the process of making, as well as sample, mead-honey wine. A great pastry and chocolate shop, and a souvenir store filled with bee collectibles, is a delightful way to end the tour, but let's not forget the mead-honey wine shop!
Located within the L'Institut Universitaire en Santé Mentale de Québec, this museum is named after Sister Lucienne Maheux, who has immensely contributed to the development of psychiatry in Quebec. Her collection of artifacts related to psychiatry propelled the founding of the Musée Lucienne-Maheux. The museum takes visitors through the history of L'Institut Universitaire en Santé Mentale de Québec, which was the first psychiatric hospital in the city, since its inception in 1845. It highlights the developments introduced in the field of psychiatry over the years as well as current practices. Photographs, documents, medical instruments and other apparatuses comprise the exhibits on display. Schedule an appointment before visiting.
Museum of Civilization plays host to a wide variety of locally and internationally themed exhibitions. In a building that effortlessly combines ancient colonial architecture with ultramodern additions, visitors feast on bilingual exhibitions ranging from Xi'an, Eternal Capital, a multimedia exploration of the ancient Chinese city, to Encounter with the First Nations, which focuses on Quebec's Native Peoples. Guided tours are also available. Check the website to know more.
Nestled in the heart of Vieux-Quebec, this gallery is committed to showcasing the works of esteemed Parisian painter, Alain Lacaze. Born and brought up in France, Alain Lacaze achieved his certification from the renowned École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Following a successful tenure in France he relocated to Quebec and established this gallery in 1980. Visitors can peruse magnificent oil paintings, watercolor works and etchings by Lacaze. If something catches your fancy, you can even purchase it.
Galerie d'Art Royale is located inside an old stone building on the corner of Saint Pierre street. The gallery houses some of the most beautiful collections of contemporary art and offers deals on shipping.
Lambert Dumont was a merchant, who died at sea in 1691 but his house has made him eternal in the history of Quebec. The house which is located in Place Royale is now converted into a rocks and stones selling store, named Géomania. This beautiful stone house with a little red fence is sure to catch your eye as you walk down the streets of Place Royale.
Located within the Place Royale, Musée de la Place Royale provides information on all area attractions while mounting its own exhibits. The centre overseen by Musée de la Civilisation is a good place to stop before exploring Place Royale, the Royal Battery, the Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church and Maison Chevalier. Armed with historical information, you can then make the most of your visit to Place Royale Interpretation Centre located in the historic area of Quebec City. Amongst a set of rotating exhibits, the permanent display at Musée de la Place Royale highlights the life and role of Samuel de Champlain in the establishment of the Place Royale.
Musée Bon-Pasteur, also known as The Good Shepherd Museum, recounts the history of Catholicism, highlighting the origins of the Les Soeurs du Bon-Pasteur (Good Shepeherd Sisters), in Quebec City. The museum is nestled in an 18th-century red-brick building, that was originally the Hôpital de la Miséricorde and later the residence of the L’Association des Madeleines de Béthanie religious group. In 1992 Les Soeurs du Bon-Pasteur took over the reigns of this building and opened the doors to the Musée Bon-Pasteur. The collections, belonging to Sister Marie-du-Carmel (1852-1936), sowed the seeds for the founding of this museum. Well informed guides will take you around the three floors of this museum enlightening you on the various artifacts on display.
Maison François-Xavier Garneau is a yesteryear neoclassical house in an impeccable condition. From the wooden interiors to the large windows, it gives you a peek into the last years of Garneaus's life. Garneau was a poet and a literary and was the first to write the History of Canada. The house is open for visits by reservations only.
Located in the Quartier Petit Champlain, a short stroll away from the Vieux-Port, 5 Nations Indian art Gallery (Galerie d'art Indien 5 Nations) is a mandatory stop for anyone interested in Native art and history. The works of Native artists from ten different nations are shown here, and the objects in the gallery are representative of the Natives' history in Canada. Most of them are objects that Natives used in day-to-day life, such as incense burners, caribou bone jewelery, masks, and dream-catchers. The shop is a great place to buy a unique gift or souvenir. Call to check the gallery timings.
The beautiful Museum of French America (Le Musée de l'Amérique française) offers many multidisciplinary insights into the history of North America's French communities. There are two permanent exhibits: The Settling of French America is a multimedia trip from France to the colonies, while The History of the Collections Séminaire de Québec boasts an unmatched assortment of religious art and scientific instruments. Guided tours are available in both French and English.
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. The displays document 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.