A land of history and culture, the Mauricie region stands out with many museums and industrial sites that recall trades of the past. The vast areas of wilderness make it a sought-after destination for outdoor activities as well as relaxation. Whether you’re in downtown Trois-Rivières or up in the valleys of the Canadian Shield, fun, educational activities are yours to enjoy.

Relive the history of forestry at the Village du Bûcheron

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Featuring a trail that passes through about twenty buildings, the Village du Bûcheron, one of the oldest tourist attractions in the Mauricie region, invites you to relive the history of forestry in Quebec. Meet storytellers along the route and learn more about those who shaped the Mauricie region and Quebec as a whole. This huge site reproduces the buildings, workshops and tools of the day and visitors will witness the heavy task that awaited log drivers, lumberjacks and other workers. Open until mid-October.

An incredible collection of pins at the Musée POP

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Pin Québec! is an exhibit featuring close to 27,000 pins acquired by René Marois, a passionate collector. This exhibit will showcase topics relevant to Quebec history from 1970 to 2015, such as language, religion, economic and sports activities, arts and culture, and politics. These pins display messages, slogans, events and beliefs from various spheres of society, giving viewers a snapshot of the themes that shaped pop culture in Quebec over the years.

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