Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), Quebec City

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At Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), survey a vast collection of art from notable Quebec artists. Founded in 1933, the museum spreads across three buildings--one of them a repurposed prison--and boasts more than 25,000 pieces, ranging from the 18th century to modern times. Wander the spacious pavilions and admire permanent and temporary exhibits of local art, from the French colonial era to the famous 20th-century Quebecois painters. Take a break in the cafe, or relax and enjoy the scenic park view from the restaurant. By using our Quebec City online attractions planner , you can arrange your visit to Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ) and other attractions in Quebec City.
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  • I appreciated the variety of art on display. There were some installations that we loved (Modern and Historic). There were others like some of the Contemporary exhibits that were baffling and...  more »
  • Would probably be a 4 or 4.5 if we had only been adults visiting. They have started trying to promote it to families, which is a great idea, but not quite ready to be implemented. Pros: 3 buildings.....  more »
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  • So cool - so much to see. Nice way to spend the day. Wont post pics becayse you need to check out the art in person. But had a nice soup at lunch and saw interesting exhibits in a lovely setting. You can check your coats/bags.
  • It's a great place to hang out with. And to get inspired. But of course we cannot compare it with the other big museums from Europe. But it does have a good collection. The environment is perfect. And the place has quite a bit of historical significance. You also get a good look at the Saint Lawrence River.
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