Société des musées du Québec

Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines

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Presentation

Located in the heart of the Appalachians, the Mineralogical and Mining Museum presents the history and the geology of the Appalachians. In addition, the Historic Center of King | KB3 mine enhances the mining of an entire region. Science, art, culture and heritage meet at the Mineralogical and Mining Museum and the King's Historic Center | KB3 by paying tribute to the builders of a region once mining.

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Museum experiences

  • Visit the mining sites of the area by bus, explore the wind farm and admire the spectacular views! Exploremore than 130 years of mining explorations in fully renovated mining buildings.
  • Discover the socio-economic evolution of the MRC des Appalaches in the permanent exhibition Memories of stone: memory and disproportion 'a region
  • Travel to the museum's interpretation circuit and visit breathtaking mining sites with the virtual tour.