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Musee du Fort

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
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Address: 10 rue Sainte Anne, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3X1, Canada
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This small museum chronicles the history of the city, including the...

This small museum chronicles the history of the city, including the numerous battles fought for its control.

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Excellent diarama of the famous battle that puts Quebec on the historic map of the British Empire

I did enjoy this relatively simple diarama of the battle for Quebec City that we were all told about at school in Britain in the 1950s as it was such an important event in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I did enjoy this relatively simple diarama of the battle for Quebec City that we were all told about at school in Britain in the 1950s as it was such an important event in the history of the British Empire and north America.

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, We would like to thank you for taking your time to write a review about our sound and light show. Best regards, Mélissa Desrochers General Manager More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a 30 minute video that runs every hour in English and every hour in French. They have a cool replica model that is used to tell the story of Quebec's battle history. Worth the 8.00 admission, especially on a cold day!

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your experience of the sound and light show as well as the model. Please do not hesitate to come back and visit us when you will be back in Québec city ! Mélissa Desrochers General Manager More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must-do for all military history buffs. The main attraction is not a "museum" at all ~ but a well-done diaroma & narrative with special effects ~ a condensed version of the 6 battles fought in & around Quebec City during the mid-1800s. A dramatic overview of how this gem of a city came to be. It's a... More 

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Thank ChanEvan
museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review on our attraction. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and would be honored to welcome you again on your next trip to the beautiful city of Québec. Best regards, Mélissa Desrochers General Manager More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum consists mainly of a large 3D map of Quebec covered in figures and ships. The map is accompanied by a movie that tells the story of Quebec City's military history. My girlfriend arrived at the museum knowing nothing about the city's history and learned a great amount. I already knew much of the history, but enjoyed the show... More 

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Thank Thomas S
museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, We would like to thank you for your great review of our sound and light show. We are delighted that you and your girlfriend enjoyed the show even though you had a different level of knowledge of the history of Québec City. Please come and visit us again when you will come back to Québec ! Best regards, Mélissa... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 483 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

A lot better than expected. The show alternates in French and English, with special effects and clever lighting. It is on the first floor up and worth the entry fee.

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, Thank you for this great review, we are happy you enjoyed your visit and our sound and light show. We would be more than happy to welcome you again when you will come back to Quebec city ! Best regards, Mélissa Desrochers General Manager More 

Ede, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This museum looks indeed a bit like a little fortress, wonderful architecture. Inside you'll find a miniature battle field around historical Quebec, and there will be a light and sound show of a half hour. Fun for children.

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, We are glad you enjoyed your visit at the Musée du Fort. We hope to have the chance to welcome you again in the future. Best regards, Mélissa Desrochers General Manager More 

Invermere, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Where else will you find a narrated wide screen slide show with a 3D model set up to play in sync with the show. Yes, it is not ultra high tech not modern but I can guarantee you will not see anything like this anywhere else, it only takes a half hour and you will learn all about the history... More 

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, We would like to thank you for your good review on our attraction. One of the technologies used on the model is called mapping (visual effects with projectors) and it is quite a new technology. Our decision to keep the original model was taken especially to marry history and technology and we are very happy about the result. Please... More 

Whitby, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

It can be easily missed but shouldn't be. It is very reasonable at 6.95 for seniors and 5 dollars for students. The 45 minute presentation is unique by using a diorama and very informative. It was highly interesting for me as my ancestors fought at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham and played a key role.

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience at the Musée du Fort and hope to welcome you again in the future. Best regards, Mélissa Desrochers General Manager More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I don't think this was worth the time taken out of my one day of tourism. This was a 30 min. film which was just ok. On the other hand, it did give some perspective of the history of the city. Probably the first thing you should see before touring the town.

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Thank ALM913
museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, The Musée du Fort is often described as the main activity to be done to learn more about the history of the city of Quebec and you say it yourself at the end of your paragraph. So I think it would be fair to say that only half an hour in a full day of tourism is fair to... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

A tour guide recommended this place as we were very interested to here about the French & English colonial history of Quebec - the museum runs a video & diorama combination show which visually helps explain the military events that shaped the region and later the country.

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museedufort, General Manager at Musee du Fort, responded to this review

Bonjour, Thank you for taking your time to write a review about the Musée du Fort. We are often suggested to tourists as a very complete activity to do. Especially for those who want to understand the history of the city and the role that the French and English colonies have had at that time to shape the city as... More 

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