Discover the legacy of the famed Ski-Doo® inventor at the Museum of Ingenuity J. Armand Bombardier

Attractions to discover, July 10, 2023 2023-07-10
Musée de l’ingéniosité J. Armand Bombardier
Museum of Ingenuity J. Armand Bombardier. Photo credit: Jean-Michel Naud Photographe

At the Museum of Ingenuity J. Armand Bombardier, you can explore the life and achievements of visionary Joseph-Armand Bombardier, from his first inventions to the company’s rapid expansion. Located in the Eastern Townships, this museum has tons of exciting activities to get your creativity flowing, including interactive displays, multimedia experiences, surprising artifacts, immersive environments, and much more!

Try the Tinkering challenge

Until September 4, 2023, test your ingenuity with the Tinkering challenges, a fun activity that combines creativity and learning. Your mission is to create, test and adapt prototypes to complete a series of challenges. Can you find clever solutions to stop a vehicle in a specific area, build an earthquake-resistant tower, or design a mechanism to launch a ball at different targets? Each challenge is an opportunity to learn, push yourself and be proud of your achievements. Simply let your imagination run free!

Opt for the Museum – BRP plant package

Have you always wanted to see how Ski-Doo® snowmobiles are made? Well, now you can! With the Museum – BRP plant package, you can combine a visit to the museum with a guided tour of the BRP plant. Go behind the scenes and see firsthand the technical expertise and skills that go into every stage of the manufacturing process. You’ll also learn about the different materials and technologies used to create top-quality vehicles and get to know the tradespeople who work at the plant.

The museum’s reserve Conquest Through Innovation
The museum’s reserve Conquest Through Innovation. Photo credit: Stéphane Lafrance

Tour the museum’s reserve, Conquest Through Innovation

Your visit wouldn’t be complete without a guided tour of the museum’s reserve, Conquest Through Innovation! During the 45-minute tour, you’ll discover more than 70 unique vehicles, including unusual models, industrial vehicles, and prototypes that never made it to the mass market. Not only will you learn about the history of the famous Ski-Doo®, but you’ll also see Joseph-Armand Bombardier’s first prototype that he made when he was only 15 years old. Get ready to be amazed by the ingenuity of this famed inventor, whose company is now a world leader in the transportation industry.

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