The Privilege Card is offered by Destination Québec cité to qualified journalists, content creators, medias and travel specialists. It gives free access to tourist attractions and services in Québec city area (one per person) . To use the card, visitors will need a mobile device and an internet connection during their stay in Québec City.
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Here is an overview of the attractions and services offered.
Place D'Youville Skating Rink
From mid-November to mid-March, skate in the heart of Old Québec in a lively and magical atmosphere. This offer gives access to an ice skate rental. The schedule may vary according to the weather conditions.
Hôtel de Glace
From December 27th to mid-March, the only one of its kind in North America, the Hôtel de Glace (ice hotel) changes theme each winter to the delight of locals and tourists alike. Fascinating art and winter splendour greet you as soon as you enter the Grand Hall. You'll be amazed by the hotel's rooms and themed suites which are decorated with majestic sculptures. Make sure to stop by the sumptuous chapel, where people from all over the world come to get married in magical ambiance. The schedule may vary according to the weather conditions.
Musée de la civilisation
Musée de la civilisation offers cultural, educational and interactive experiences that arouses emotions and wonder! Discover various human-oriented exhibitions and participate in activities for the whole family on current, historical and sometimes unusual subjects.
Montmorency Waterfalls Park
Located a mere 15 minutes from Old Québec, Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is a spectacular historic site. Its 83-metre-high waterfall dominates the landscape. The cable cars, panoramic stairs up the side of the cliff and suspended bridge over the falls afford a stunning view. Free access to the site, parking and cable car.
Aquarium du Québec
For an out-of-the-ordinary family outing, the Aquarium du Québec is a must. Meet our 300 species: polar bears, seals, octopus, jellyfish and fish. At the Deep Sea Pavilion, you can even touch the stingrays. And don't forget to try the Artika and ImMERsion projections!
Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
The MNBAQ is proud of its reference collection of Québec art, which covers a broad spectrum of the history of Québec art from the 17th century to the present, drawn from its extensive collection of more than 42 000 works. Discover the museum complex and its distinctive pavilions that highlight the collections of historic and pre-1960 contemporary Québec art, including Inuit art and the decorative arts.
Booking strongly recommended
Observatoire de la Capitale
For the highest and best view of Québec City. Admire the winding streets of the city and the mighty St. Lawrence River. After taking in the incredible sights, explore Horizons, a unique discovery experience where you'll learn more about the history of the provincial capital and what shaped the spirit of its residents. The first stop on your tour of Québec City!
Citadelle de Québec
The Citadel is the largest British military fortification in North America. Located in Old Québec, it was built between 1820 and 1850 on the site of 17th century French fortifications. The Citadel, still an active military garrison, is home to the Royal 22e Régiment. Guided tours and acces to the Musée Royal 22e Régiment all year round.
Plains of Abraham Museum
|The exhibition Battles 1759-1760 immerses you in the history of the Battles of the Plains of Abraham and Sainte-Foy with an immersive projection and interactive stations. The exhibition Identities then presents artefacts with stories from the park's archaeological collection.
The Huron-Wendat Museum is a national institution created to conserve and promote the heritage of the Huron-Wendat Nation. It’s a marvellous introduction to the history, culture and arts of the Hurons-Wendat. The guided tours will take you to the permanent exhibit Territories, Memories and Knowledge, the temporary exhibit at the moment and the Longhouse.
It is with great pleasure that Tourisme Wendake offers you two passes for Onhwa' Lumina, an enchanted night journey to meet the Wendat people. The schedule is changing with the seasons.
Discover Old Quebec in the company of an authentic period character during a 2-hour walking tour that will take you through more than 400 years of action-packed history! This tour includes the main attractions and monuments in the heart of Old Quebec and the Petit-Champlain district.
Tours Accolade provides classic and private walking tours in Québec City as well as thematic tours about military history and women's history.
Tours Voir Québec
Immersion Québec is an 360 degree immersive experience, where you will dive right into the history of Québec City. Thanks to this 3D movie, discover the historical events that made Québec such a unique city in North America.
Les Promenades Fantômes
Through the dark side stories told by your ghostly host, discover more about the wretched crimes, arrests and executions that happened centuries ago. More “alive” than ever, your ghostly guide will lead you through Old Québec.
L'Îlot des Palais
The history of New France and the brewing industry awaits you at the Îlot des Palais. In 18th Century vaults, the exhibition Revelations tells the history from Jean Talon Brewery to the 3 intendant’s palaces, from the prisons to the Boswell-Dow Brewery. Artefacts, archives, projections, Intendant's rally, walking tours on tablet, GeoRallies with GPS and smartphone in Old Québec.
Musée du Pôle culturel du Monastère des Ursulines
The museum remains, still today, a place of openness, encounters and knowledge. Bold and contemporary spaces, a convenient and functional layout, renewed permanent and temporary exhibits, all that, at the heart of a house still inhabited by its soul, will make your visit an endearing and unforgettable experience. What treasures these women, dedicated to God and their mission of girl’s education, have gathered.
Aux Trois Couvents
An old school turned into a museum! So close to Québec and so much to discover: exhibitions reflecting our history and culture, including archaeological artifacts and the reconstitution of a classroom from 1912. A stop at our coffee and souvenir shop is a must!
Land ahoy! is a unique experience. Discover our escape game, where you will be transported to a 16th century ship; go behind the scenes to explore spirits crafting; taste our three award-winning gins and our other products. Year-round, Wednesday to Sunday.
Cassis Monna & filles
Cassis Monna & filles is a family business, located on l'Île d'Orléans, where black currant is used to produce alcohols and various products. Cassis monna & filles offers tastings, a cocktail bar and a terrace where you can eat delicious meals with a view on the Saint-Laurent river. The Privilege Card gives access to the tasting La totale.
La Midinette is a funky bakery and a restaurant. Located on the beach side of l'Île d'Orléans, we offer plates to share, wines, cocktails, homemade sodas, coffees and all the essentials for a perfect picnic. All of that, in a charming, eclectic atmosphere and a farniente spirit ! The Privilege Card gives access to a homemade soda or a spritz.
Laser Game Evolution - Vanier
Challenge your friends in our three multi-levels mazes featuring partitions, reflective zones and all kinds of obstacles! This laser tag game is a fun and sporty activity, where each player is equipped with a breastplate and a cutting-edge 100% laser gun for extreme precision
La Bûche is the must-see destination in Québec City to enjoy a traditional Québec cuisine with a current touch. Tourtière, pea soup and maple taffy on snow will make your mouth water, in a festive atmosphere and an enchanting setting.
Le Don Vegane
Located in the Old Port of Québec, on one of the oldest streets in North America, Le Don is the only vegan restaurant in Québec. With its Mediterranean, South American and Asian inspired cuisine, eating at the Don is like taking a trip around the world on your plate. Who says eating vegans is boring?