Morrin Centre

Historical Sites

Visit Québec City's best-kept secret! Built over 200 years ago as the city's first prison, the Morrin Centre now houses one of Québec's most beautiful libraries. This national historic site is yours to discover. Delve into fascinating stories echoed from the past as you walk through foreboding cells and explore our prison exhibition. Fall under the charm of our Victorian library as you peruse the pages of history. Historical ambiance and a strategic location also make the Morrin Centre the ideal venue for your events.

Good to Know:
Visit our website for more details on guided tours and library schedule.

Access for Mobility Impaired People:
Partial

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44, chaussée des Écossais
Québec, QC,
G1R 4H3
Morrin Centre

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