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  • Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

    Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

    Located in the heart of the Plains of Abraham (which is celebrating its Centennial this year) with its exceptional architecture and environment, the museum presents extensive international art events and exhibits featuring Québec artists, past and present. In addition, its restaurant boasts an excellent reputation!

  • Discover the Morrin Centre

    Discover the Morrin Centre

    Built over 200 years ago to house one of Quebec City's first municipal prisons, the Morrin Centre is now home to one of the world's most beautiful libraries. Come discover this National Historic Site. Walk through the sinister jail cells; see graffiti carved into the floors by inmates, the iron rings used to chain them down; and the place where the condemned were hanged. Visit the intriguing chemistry laboratory hidden upstairs, as well as the other classrooms of the Morrin College open from 1868 to 1902. Then, let yourself be spellbound by the haunting stories surrounding the Victorian library, home to a collection of literary gems, some of which date back to the 16th century.

  • Helicopter ride with GoHelico

    Helicopter ride with GoHelico

    A helicopter ride with GoHelico means seeing the elegance of Québec unfolding before your very eyes. Imagine the old city and its fortifications, the Château Frontenac, the majestic St. Lawrence River… all in one glance. As soon as you take off, you will be in awe before the beauty of the city and the entire area. Go off the beaten path… way above it, in fact and enjoy an extraordinary getaway. With its new generation of helicopters and an experienced team of pilots, GoHelico guarantees a safe, high-altitude experience starting from the largest commercial heliport in Canada.

  • Musée de la civilisation

    Musée de la civilisation

    In the Old Port, near the historic site of Place-Royale, this internationally renowned museum, presenting more than ten thematic exhibitions at a time, is unlike any other. A popular museum, emphasizing participation and interaction, truly a place of wonder and reflection!

  • Musée de l'Amérique froncophone

    Musée de l'Amérique froncophone

    The Musée is the oldest museum in Canada and has its roots in European religious and educational traditions. Located in a building that is part of the Séminaire de Québec, founded by Monseigneur de Laval in 1663, it is a witness and herald of a colourful past, worthy of the world's greatest epics.

  • National Battlefields Commission (Plains of Abraham)

    National Battlefields Commission (Plains of Abraham)

    The Museum of the Plains of Abraham presents Battles:1759-1760. In the park itself: Louis S.-St. Laurent Heritage house, monuments, Martello towers, artillery, interpretation panels and commemorative plaques spread over 270 acres of woods and gardens.

  • Aquarium du Québec

    Aquarium du Québec

    Our collection includes nearly 10 000 specimens representing 300 species of mammals, indigenous and exotic fish, invertebrates, amphibians and reptiles. Watch marine mammals, such as polar bears, walruses and several seal species, frolic in the outdoor park. Many animals from the Pacific Ocean swim in our huge 350 000-litre tank. Water games and ropes course. Brand new : jellyfish, ray and sea horse pavilion. Open year-round.

  • Travel back in time under Dufferin Terrace with Parks Canada

    Travel back in time under Dufferin Terrace with Parks Canada

    Don't miss one of Canada's most important archeological sites this summer in Québec city. Come visit the remains of the Saint-Louis forts and châteaux. The visit takes you under the Dufferin Terrace, where an indepth interpretation program presents the story of the city's governors and its defence system. You can also enjoy an exhibition featuring some artifacts discovered in archaeological excavations. Open Daily, May 19 to October 8, 2018. 

  • La Citadelle of Québec/ Royal 22e Regiment museum

    La Citadelle  of Québec/ Royal 22e Regiment museum

    The Citadelle, also called the Gibraltar of America, is a national monument located on Cap Diamant. Built from 1820 to 1850, its star-shaped layout is characteristic of Vauban fortifications. The site is open to visitors during guided tours of the Musée Royal 22e Régiment.

  • Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site of Canada

    Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site of Canada

    In the company of an interpreter-guide, take a stroll over, under and inside the walls to discover four centuries of Québec history while exploring the ingenuity of the city's defence system. A jewel of the provincial capital, the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site is a reminder of the richness of the city's military past. The site takes us back to the French and British regimes when Québec played a deciding role in the defence of the colony. Stroll along the fortification walls and admire the work of highly skilled craftsmen. 

  • Restaurants


    As the wide range of activities in the region are sure to build up your appetite, the diversity of gourmet specialties in over a thousand restaurants will provide a taste of the warmth and hospitality of the Québécois people!

  • Shopping

    Strolling through the streets of Old Québec, it is impossible to resist the desire to visit artisan kiosks, renowned designer boutiques, numerous art galleries and fine grocery stores. Close by, over 1000 boutiques and stores spread across five shopping centres are available for your pleasure and your needs.

  • Airport

    The Jean-Lesage International Airport is located approximately 30 km from downtown. Ten or so carriers offer over 300 regular weekly flights to multiple international destinations.

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