Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines
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Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines 

711, boulevard Frontenac Ouest
Thetford Mines (Qc), Canada
G6G 7Y8
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Science, art and culture meet at at the Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines in the Chaudière-Appalaches region. Open all year, this museum features two permanent exhibitions which covers the history and geology of the Appalachians and minerals from all over the world. Keep an eye out for the museum’s temporary exhibitions with tantalizing themes. In the summer season, visit the heritage mine, see old mining buildings and the site of the first Quebec mines where what is locally known as “cotton rock” was discovered. You will get a view of the open mines and their breathtaking views. You’ll also get a chance to stop and gather typical regional rocks. Enjoy introductory geology activities, workshops and a remarkable souvenir boutique.

Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines
Museum open year roud and KB3 open for tourist season only
711, boulevard Frontenac Ouest
Thetford Mines (Qc), Canada
G6G 7Y8

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