Lively, festive and full of discoveries to be made, Quebec’s cities are always buzzing with things to do. While countless museums invite you to explore rich local and international culture, historical sites tell of the military past of New France and the province’s industrial genius. Religious heritage is also present, through magnificent churches and monuments. And did anyone say festivals and art? There’s so much to see and do in the city!

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.

Colourful fall celebrations

In Vaudreuil-Soulanges, the fall calendar is still packed with events! In October, don't miss the Festival des couleurs de Rigaud ! The event features an artisan farmers' market, activities for the whole family, shows, hikes in the forest, and more. Halloween fans will enjoy some of the region's attractions with themed decorations and unique activities, like outdoor mazes and escape games or even a pumpkin village! Tons of fun for the whole family (and maybe some scares)!

A family day out full of discovery

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At the Montréal Science Centre, you'll see dynamic, interactive and exciting exhibits that explore the science and technology that shape our lives. Experience the countless benefits of scientific and technical development, imagine the future, and discover the impact of environmental issues in stimulating spaces with interactive features. In addition, the IMAX®TELUS theatre features the latest IMAX laser technology and delivers crisp, realistic images and an immersive sound system for a thrilling experience!

Indigenous culture at the Maison amérindienne

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The Maison amérindienne, located in Mont-Saint-Hilaire, offers a variety of activities for the whole family. The exhibits will fascinate you, as well as the tales around the fire, the nature tour on biodiversity and the dreamcatcher workshops. On site is the Salon Riopelle, which invites you to contemplate the magnificent works of the exceptional painter Jean-Paul Riopelle. Don't forget to stop by the boutique to pick up some beautiful handcrafted objects or a delicious sugar pie from café Le Mishtan!

A historic gem to discover on Cape Diamond

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The Citadelle of Québec –Royal 22e Régiment Museum is accessible to all and promises a memorable experience. Accompanied by a guide, you will dive into the heart of the most important British fortress in North America and admire the spectacular view of Québec City and the river. The museum hosts several captivating exhibitions, including Je me souviens, which tells of the epic story of the "22" through key moments of its history. Be sure to check out the special exhibition all about the regiment’s music, featured until October 2023.

Get to know an inspiring community

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Through exhibitions and activities, Musée amérindien de Mashteuiatsh plays a key role in passing on the culture of the Pekuakamiulnuatsh, the only Indigenous community in the Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean region. A visit to the museum is an opportunity to explore the history of the Ilnuatsh through centuries of change and discover a unique and vibrant culture. Make the most of your trip with a tour of the Indigenous flora interpretation site. A stroll on the trails will let you glimpse into the inseparable connection between the Ilnuatsh and the land.

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