This summer, discover a captivating
world-class museum that is one of the Eastern Townships' best-kept
secrets. The J.
Armand Bombardier Museum of Ingenuity offers you a true
immersion into the world of one of Quebec's most famous inventors,
Joseph-Armand Bombardier. The museum is now open every day from 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. and invites you to reserve
your tickets online to learn more about the man who put
Valcourt on the map and changed the world with his revolutionary
The J. Armand Bombardier Museum of
Ingenuity presents innovative exhibitions where interactivity and
participation play a big part. Start your visit with Passion as
a way of life, housed in Bombardier’s very first garage.
You’ll no doubt find his life, work and legacy captivating and
Continue your tour by viewing the
immersive multimedia show produced by Moment Factory, which traces
the story of Bombardier from the snowmobile to the conquest of the
skies. Next, at the A passion for innovation exhibit,
you’ll follow a path that presents the creative drive, designs and
technologies developed by Bombardier and BRP. A flight simulator
lets you see what it’s like to pilot a plane and a workshop lets
you and your kids unleash your creativity by designing and testing
a vehicle of the future.
Tour the temporary exhibit, Comfortable?
Test your Transport, and see how designers, engineers and
other researchers have succeeded in improving passenger comfort. A
surprising look at how much transportation has changed in the past
End your visit by dropping by the vehicle
reserve, which houses 71 extraordinary vehicles. These vehicles
were selected to illustrate the achievements of Joseph-Armand
Bombardier and his team and to show how they developed vehicles
that float on the snow, and in turn, created a whole new winter
You’ll need a boost of energy after
making all those discoveries! The whole family is sure
to love a picnic in the museum’s park or under the pergola!