Museum and Interpretation center

Musée de sculpture sur bois des Anciens Canadiens

Saint-Jean-Port-Joli • Destination l'Islet
Musée de sculpture sur bois des Anciens Canadiens

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The largest interpretation centre and most prestigious wood carving museum in North America. Experience the history of wood carving and handicrafts with over 250 remarkable works of art by noted artists, such as the Bourgault brothers and P. “Clout” Cloutier, Leclerc miniature boats and extraordinary works of up-and-coming artists. You will discover why this municipality is the arts and crafts capital. There is also an exhibit that pays tribute to Norman Rockwell. Life-size replicas of René Lévesque, P.-E. Trudeau, Harry Potter, Félix Leclerc and Jean Béliveau. New: The Beatles and the Mona Lisa. Watch a wood carver at work. Large gift shop. Award winner at the Grands Prix du tourisme québécois in 2006 and 2013.


Daily, May 9 to June 23, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; June 24 to September 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; September 2 to October 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Adults: $8; seniors and students: $6.50; children 7 to 12 years: $3; Families: $20. Group rates available.

This place also offers : Boutique


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