Say “bonjour” to all forms of culture in Quebec!

Attractions to discover, May 31, 2021 2021-05-31
Culture in Quebec

If we’re talking about culture, we’ll probably think of museums first. But Quebec's culture is told to us in a thousand and one ways, in museum institutions, yes, but also at historic sites, churches and religious establishments as well as Indigenous sites. All around Quebec, in the city and in remote regions, these remarkable places steeped in history allow us to better understand our society and discover its precious heritage. Where will you begin your journey?

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Musée d'art de Joliette
Musée d'art de Joliette

A culture-filled day at the museums

Quebec’s countless museums invite you to explore local and international culture. You can learn about fine arts, of course, through paintings and sculptures, but also take a dive into history and examine the world of natural sciences. Museums are accessible to all and offer an educational or recreational approach through guided tours and exhibitions that leave a lasting impression.

Discover our suggestions of museums to visit.

Historic sites: for a trip back in time

When you visit a historic site in Quebec, you learn about the province from a new perspective and gain knowledge that will immerse you in a fascinating past. From downtown neighbourhoods, gardens and historic residences to important industries, you'll be astonished by these great places that pay tribute to Canada's and Quebec's heritage.

Discover our suggestions of historic sites to visit.

Domaine Notcimik
Domaine Notcimik

The millenniums-old living culture of the First Peoples

The heritage of the First Nations is engraved in the history and traditions of Quebec. In the province, 11 Nations and 55 distinct communities proudly share their ancestral know-how. You are invited to embark on a rich experience, notably through authentic adventures in nature, museum exhibitions and traditional art, not to mention the delights of Indigenous gastronomy.

Discover our suggestions to learn more about Indigenous cultures.

Religious sites that inspire serenity

Quebec's religious heritage is beautifully represented in all of its regions. Some churches include small museums with exciting exhibits and superb works of art. Other sites, such as abbeys, invite you not only to meditate in a peaceful setting, but also to sample delicious homemade products made by monks.

Discover our suggestions of religious sites to visit.

Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, photo credit: Daniel Abel

No matter what your interests are, there are all kinds of ways to immerse yourself in the culture of Quebec.

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