Free Admission for Young Explorers

A mother and two children participate in an interactive exhibition at the Musée de la civilisation.
Jeff Frenette Photography

Introduce your children to archeology, history and art by visiting these key heritage places in Québec City. To help young explorers discover the Québec culture, these attractions offer free admission for children under 11 years old.

The attractions are:

Musée national des beaux-arts

The Musée national des beaux-arts' collection is displayed in four unique pavilions that turn the spotlight on Québec artists from different artistic movements. The Museum creates a variety of activities for families that allow children to participate in an active way to enjoy their visit.

Musée de la civilisation

The Musée de la civilisation sheds new light on diverse societies and moments in history through a mix of permanent and temporary exhibits with an international or Québec focus. The Museum is particularly appreciated by families for its hands-on exhibits.

Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site

The fortifications bear witness to the city’s rich military past and take you back to the time of its French and English colonial regimes. 

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