Musée de la Civilisation

Billed as 'the museum of human adventure' this very popular contemporary institution in the heart of the Québec historic district is characterised by its innovative and daring outlook. Using interactive technology its thematic exhibits cover all aspects of the human experience, from fundamental issues to major social problems of our times and various aspects of daily life.

Address: 85 Rue Dalhousie

Website: www.mcq.org

Telephone: (418) 643 2158

Transport: Bus #1

Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm; in summer daily 9:30am to 6:30pm (24 June to 1 September) and 10am to 5pm (2 September to 13 October)

Admission: C$13 (adults), C$4 (children 12-16), Free for children under 12. Free admission on Tuesdays (1 November to 31 May), and from 10am to 12pm on Saturdays in January and February