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Magasin General Historique Authentique 1928

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Walking into the past ...

The Magasin General Historique store is an experience and one that I have done TWICE!!. It is as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Daye S
Worth a Stop

Open the door and step back to 1928. A large general store well stocked with products of the early... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
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32 rue Bonfils | Anse-A-Beaufils, Perce, Quebec G0C 1G0, Canada
+1 418-782-2225
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to see the history of an old magasin. Good for a short stop along the way. Unfortunately no coffee etcetera. They expose everything people used to buy a century ago. Easy to park.

Thank Rinus W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Magasin General Historique store is an experience and one that I have done TWICE!!. It is as though you literally walk through the big wooden doors and into the past - into a time that has stood still. Solid old oak shelves grace many...More

Thank Daye S
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Open the door and step back to 1928. A large general store well stocked with products of the early 20th century plus all the office equipment and a barbershop. $12 for a tour or $8 self guided. Helps understand history of region. Watch for it.

Thank capegirardeau
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This site is easily missed and would have been by us had we not done our homework.Its on the edge of town..look for the sign.An opportunity to look back into the cultural and working history of this amazing area through the eyes of long time...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This historic old store has lots of interesting things to see and the staff were helpful and very friendly. Enjoyed our stop.

Thank Neal D
Reviewed 26 September 2017

My wife and I do not speak much French. Therefore, we were given a large discount (about 45%). This was because we were not going to get the conducted tour. Instead, the owner took us into the back office and gave us the tour in...More

Thank TorontoTimTim
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting visit of a historic general store. 7$ for self tour or 11$ for a guided tour with detailed explanation. Worth the stop if you like antiques and history.

Thank Krys1
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Built in 1928 to replace the original general store from late 1700 / early 1800's, Charles the owner is amazing teller of historical stories of the Candler and Perce area. Fluently bilingual, the fact he is the son of the final operating owner gives him...More

Thank Bronco1975
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We dropped in to have a tour of a store from days gone by! Little did we realize until we toured the store that because of our ages we were a little part of that past. One down side to the visit was the tours...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Very interesting stories with great humour ! 😊 The owner and staff were so nice and welcoming ! Worth the detour !

Thank timamzelle
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Diane N
27 August 2018|
Response from Daye S | Reviewed this property |
Good Morning Diane: I am now back in Ontario from 3 glorious weeks in the Gaspe Coast and since I did not know the exact answer to your question, I contacted the store. They told me that they will be open for visitors... More