Pierre Lassonde Pavillion. Musee National des Beaux-Arts
The Pierre Lassonde Pavillion opened in June. It hosted 100,000 visitors in its first six weeks. It is the fourth building of the Musee National des Beaux Arts. The Lasonde Pavillion, itself a work of art, is dedicated to contemporary pieces.
Musee de la Civilisation
Located in Old Quebec the Museum of Civilization offers exhibits focusing on the human experience, ranging from ancient civilization to modern socioeconomic movements. When I visited this summer there was major exhibit about cats and dogs. A very family-friendly museum with lots of hands-on attractions.
This includes a museum, restaurant and hotel. All are dedicated to the values of the Augustinian sisters who founded a hospital on this site in the 17th century. Healthcare in the theme of the museum. the restaurant menu is based on healthy foods and the hotel is positioned as a place to retreat into comfort and simplicity.
Musee de la Place-Royale
Located on the Place-Royale where Quebec was founded by Samuel de Champlain. It’s exhibits cover the history of New France and of Place-Royale, the first French outpost in North America.
Fortifications of Quebec
Quebec City’s defense system, dating back to the 17th century. The photos below are from the Fort de Saint-Louis. The fortifications also include the Citadel and Artillery Park.