Musée du Fort, Quebec City

Musée du Fort, Quebec City (must see)

This museum uses the latest technology and a spectacular 36 m² (43 sq. yards) model to recreate the military history of Quebec City as it was in 1759, including the battle on the Plains of Abraham. Three permanent exhibits of weapons, military insignia and uniforms were added in 2005. This special museum exhibits history like no other. It is situated in Old Quebec, in front of Château Frontenac.

Why You Should Visit:
Filled with passion for storytelling, the daily shows as well as the information about the museum itself is extremely intriguing.
Quebec does not have much of a military history, but this presentation sure tries to make it exciting!
Included in (the very fair) admission is a discount coupon to Le Chic Shack as well as a number of other attractions.

Tip:
The show is given in French and English, so make sure that you go to the right one. In English on the hour and in French on the half hour, but doublecheck.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 10am–5pm (May-Oct); 11am-4pm (Nov-Apr)

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Musée du Fort on Map

Sight Name: Musée du Fort
Sight Location: Quebec City, Canada
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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