Located in Old Québec City, the Musée
de la civilisation offers a distinctive cultural experience
and must-see activities for visitors. A place of discovery, this
museum casts an often-unexpected look on the human experience. Until
September 6, 2021, you are invited to escape into nature with Fishing
Stories, a 100% Quebec exhibition presented by the
Sépaq and the Fondation de la faune du Québec.
A great fishing story is something that
stays etched in our memory. Throughout history in Quebec, fishers of
all levels have expressed their pride after capturing a beautiful
freshwater specimen. Revel in these tales which may or may not tell
the whole truth. You’ll also be fascinated by the romantic adventure
stories set in idyllic locations that star salmon-filled rivers and
lakes chock-full of fish.
To understand the evolution of local sport
fishing, discover more than 350 objects, dating back to the 18th
century until the present day. Marvel at the sophisticated gear of
fishers from private clubs: lines, flies, reels, baskets, nets and
lures. The exhibition also features vivid posters and promotional
pamphlets as well as very serious-looking « documenters ». Some
objects will leave you wonder: myth or reality?
A fascinating interactive lake presents
images of the forest, a cottage and a dock all around you: all the
elements you need to realistically step into the shoes of a
fisher. The sound and lighting create a one-of-a-kind zen
atmosphere that is an essential part of sport fishing. The
interactive game Go
Fishing is fun and educational and takes you on a complete
virtual fishing trip, from the meticulous planning to the
To plan your visit, book your tickets online.
Don’t forget to stop by the Museum’s shop afterward to find books,
articles and fishing clothing related to the exhibition!