Société des musées du Québec

Museum Corner

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This summer, let stories of railways, racetracks and roads inspire you!

All symbols of freedom, trains, airplanes, boats and other vehicles carry us on a trip through history as it unfolds. As part of your summer travels, explore Quebec’s museums, the custodians of these impressive mechanical inventions. There’s so much distance to cover! No need for a passport! Just come with your curiosity and desire to discover human ingenuity ... in a safe environment.

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This summer, look to the sky and beyond ...

All symbols of freedom, trains, airplanes, boats and other vehicles carry us on a trip through history as it unfolds. As part of your summer travels, explore Quebec’s museums – the custodians of these impressive mechanical inventions. There’s so much distance to cover! No need for a passport! Just come with your curiosity and desire to discover human ingenuity ... in a safe environment.

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This summer, sail through time...

All symbols of freedom, trains, airplanes, boats and other vehicles carry us on a trip through history as it unfolds. As part of your summer travels, explore Quebec’s museums – the custodians of these impressive mechanical inventions. There’s so much distance to cover! No need for a passport! Just come with your curiosity and desire to discover human ingenuity ... in a safe environment.

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Rock-paper-scissors… matches! Play the discovery game of Québec museums as a family.

L’été, le temps s’étire, la vie prend un autre rythme. En famille, c’est le temps de changer d’air et de décor, d’explorer et de s’amuser! Connaissez-vous l’endroit idéal pour vivre ces moments qui déjouent la routine du quotidien? Les musées! Dans toute leur diversité...

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Create your own toy exhibition, just like museums do!

Bring your own fabulous toy stories to life! Get the family together and explore the magnificent toy collections in the museums of Québec. Then go and design your own exhibition at home!

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Winter Wonders at Quebec’s Museums

Even in the heart of winter, Quebec’s museums are fully committed to surprising, entertaining and informing us, no matter how low the mercury may drop! In fact, some of them are proposing a winter stroll down memory lane. Intrigued? Here are a few activities to mark on your calendar this season.

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Cultivate your curiosity with the museums of Québec

Quench your thirst for culture at any time of day (or night!) with the virtual experiences offered by the museums of Québec. History, science, art ... so many topics to discover! Unearth new findings to enhance your knowledge on current passions or uncover new areas of interest altogether.  

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Online exhibitions and activities: Québec’s museums are only a click away!

The museums of Québec offer you virtual experiences and the opportunity to stay connected through content spanning a thousand different captivating subjects. Time to start actively discovering museum-related activities on the Web. 

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Spring break at museums: the joy of having fun together

What to do at museums during spring break? Here are a few suggestions that bring families together for timeless moments, but also simply for some stress-free fun!  

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Stories and memories at museums: humanity at the heart of history

Beyond the very tangible heritage that exhibitions present, museums provide spaces that showcase people's personal stories. Meet with those who have taken a trip down memory lane in order to share their memories and knowledge with you.

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For the school of the curious about life: class outings to museums

In search of learning alternatives? Museums propose some possibilities! Teachers: museum institutions are brimming with remarkable educational offerings that are sure to pique the curiosity of your students and satisfy their zest for discovery.

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Artist houses: when artwork is imbued with the spirit of its surroundings

Artist house museums are full of life. They tell of the inspiration and work of history-making artists of Québec. 

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Meet the women pioneers of New France 

From the founding of the first hospital, discover the invaluable legacy of women pioneers.

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Go back in time with Québec’s oldest homes

What a privilege to be able to visit the oldest homes of Québec, real gems of New France! A unique opportunity to let the builders inspire us with their dreams...

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WARS AND PEACE.  Museum souvenirs of military history

Marked by Remembrance Day, autumn is a time to explore military archives and collections. These museums portray, in a direct and emotional way, the conflicts that have shaped our regions, borders and society. 

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Stars in your eyes: astronomy and space exploration museums

In August, take advantage of cooler nights and clearer skies to discover collections of stars! Québec’s museums will lend you telescopes to observe stars and constellations. We invite you to travel into space and explore the Universe via their shows and exhibitions. Welcome to another dimension!

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Explore Aboriginal Know-How

Shaped over thousands of years and transmitted from one generation to the next, Aboriginal culture contributes to Québec’s unique identity. Québec Aboriginal Tourism therefore invites you to discover 6 institutions, guardians of the collective memory of First Nations and Inuit peoples. A museological immersion ranging from the traditional to the modern!

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Museums, spotlight on gardens… Discover some well-kept secrets!

From Grand-Métis to Montréal, from Jardin des souvenirs to medicinal plant gardens, from horticultural sculptures to Sharecroppers’ gardens… Fabulous gardens await only you!

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Museums, spotlight on gardens… Succumb to the charm of romantic gardens!

A bench in the shadows of a large tree, the intoxicating perfume of plants, the rustling of petals, the love songs of birds… Gardens brimming with history open their hearts to you.

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Step inside the homes of Québec’s great entrepreneurs

Venture in! Take a trip down memory lane to discover Québec’s magnificent historical residences.

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Need an energy boost?

Québec’s museums are there to feed the body and soul! 

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Experience digital apps at the museum 

You’ll find what you’re looking for in the terrific apps developed by the museums.