Visiting a museum is always a unique experience, as each one has its own distinct characteristics, style, and of course, content. Museum subjects vary greatly from city to city, and can range from firefighter's museums to fine art, to sports. If you need help making a selection, our 10Best list highlights the top spots to visit in Québec City.

Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec


In 1933, the government of the province of Québec started its first museum, comprised of the national archives, and natural science and fine arts collections. Eventually the archives and natural science collections were moved, and the museum...  Read More

Albert Gilles Copper Art & Museum


Explore the art of repoussé (metal embossing) at this small museum and gallery. Its founder, Albert Gilles, was a Parisian-born artist who established quite a reputation for himself as an artist of great skill and insight, supplying works to...  Read More

Morrin Cultural Centre and Heritage Site


The Morrin Centre offers a cultural base for the English speaking people of Québec City. Operated by the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, the center hosts an abundance of English-language workshops, seminars and special events. The...  Read More

Musée Bon-Pasteur


In 1850, Marie-Josephte Fitzbach opened a refuge for women. The goal was to help women who were without support or who were just released from prison. Fitzbach and her colleagues became known as the Soeurs du Bon Pasteur, and the group has...  Read More

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Musée de l'Abeille


What's all the buzz? At this economuseum, it's bees! Fascinating exhibits depict how people have interacted with bees since our earliest days, and how beekeeping and honey collecting has changed over the centuries. For a bit of extra fun, join a...  Read More

Musée naval de Québec


The history of Québec is so intertwined with that of the river that a museum outlining the naval history of the region is certainly apropos. Exhibits focus on vivid historical details (rather than somewhat dull technical aspects), so even kids...  Read More

Les Artisans du vitrail


Discover the history of stained glass, from the Middle Ages to the present, and learn all about the process of making stained glass at this fascinating economuseum. Visitors are welcome to watch artists in the studio as they create new works and...  Read More

Centre d'interprétation de Place-Royale


Part of the sprawling complex that also includes the Musée de la civilisation, Musée de l'Amérique française and several historic homes, the Centre d'interprétation de Place-Royale features a number of interesting exhibits designed to give...  Read More

Musée de l'Amérique française


This museum highlights objects and works of art reflecting France's rich historic, cultural and social heritage in North America. Three buildings hold archives of historical documents, 195,000 rare books and journals, European and Canadian...  Read More

Musée de la Civilisation


Opened in 1998, this fascinating museum highlights the lifestyles and cultural uniqueness of different lands and peoples. Exhibits prompt visitors to examine their own traditions and values in tandem with those of other lands. There are...  Read More