Free Admission for Young Explorers

Musée de la civilisation
Jeff Frenette Photography

Introduce your children to archeology, history and art by visiting 4 key heritage places in Québec City. To help young explorers discover the Québec culture, these 4 attractions offer free admission for children under 11 years old.

The 4 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. Your children will love the Legend of the talking walls activity, where they get to slip on a cape and head off into the fortifications to play games and solve puzzles. Departure from the Artillery Park from may 16 to October 14, 2019.

Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site

Learn about the history of Château Saint-Louis, where decisions that shaped North America were made. Take part in a mini archeological dig to find traces of the past―an interactive and educational activity the whole family will love! Departure from the Frontenac kiosk located on the Dufferin terrace. Activity offered from May 18th to November 3rd. 2019.

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