Fascinating exhibitions to discover at the Musée de la civilisation
 

Fascinating exhibitions to discover at the Musée de la civilisation

Featured Events, June 28, 2021 2021-06-28
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 Exposition Maya au Musée de la civilisation
The Maya at the Musée de la civilisation

Planning a stop in Old Québec City during the summer? Make the Musée de la civilisation part of your next cultural getaway! Visiting this museum, which is accessible to all, will give you a better understanding of society, its evolution and its influences. It's also the perfect opportunity to explore original and daring exhibits that are sure to amaze you!

Learn all about the history of the Mayan civilization

Discover the amazing Maya exhibition, revealing the mystery, heritage and resilience of one of the world's greatest civilizations: the Maya of Central America. Respectful of nature and living in an advanced social organization, they built cities in the middle of the forest and impressive temples and developed ingenious agricultural methods. Follow the tour, which is divided into several zones with interactive stations, large video projections and permeating soundscapes that promise a memorable journey through time.

Oh Shit!...that’s serious business

Feces, excrement, turd, dung, caca, dump, stool, shit, defecation, bowel movement or crap… Call it what you will, poop is a taboo and misunderstood topic. Yet, there is so much to be said and learned about this universal organic matter! Everybody has to go, regardless of their social ranking, their gender or beliefs! Over the course of the exhibition Oh Shit!, you will discover that understanding poop and our relationship with dejections is a way of learning how humanity lives. Moreover, the exhibition deals with history and anatomy as well as ecological, social and environmental issues, not to mention its representation in art... yes, poop can be a source of inspiration!

Musée de la civilisation
Musée de la civilisation

Fishing tales… that are this big!

A great fishing story is something that stays etched in our memory. Fishing Stories, an exhibition that is 100% made in Quebec, will captivate you with stories of adventures taking place on great salmon-filled rivers and countless lakes full of fish. To understand the evolution of sport fishing, admire more than 350 objects, dating from the 18th century to today. In addition, a fascinating interactive virtual lake will let you see what it’s like to experience the wonder of catching a fish. Ready to take the bait?

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