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Musée québécois de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation

La Pocatière • Bas-Saint-Laurent
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Musée québécois de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation

In a few words

The Musée François-Pilote has four floors of exhibits: the 4th floor presents the history of agricultural education in Canada, the teaching of science in a classical college and a highly interesting collection of mounted bird specimens. The 3rd floor invites visitors to step back in time into a rural home of a bourgeois family, a farming family and also to see the offices of professionals of bygone days. The 2nd floor showcases several mounted animal specimens, a currency collection, religious objects and a temporary exhibit. The 1st floor presents the history of the sugar bush, traditional trades and tillage implements. The museum has a platform lift and an elevator to accommodate persons with reduced mobility (KÉROUL-certified).

Schedule

July and August, Monday to Saturday, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. September to June, Monday to Thursday, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Prices

Adults: $6, seniors: $5, students: $4, children (6 to 16 years): $2.50, children under 5 years: free, families (2 adults and 2 children 16 years and under): $15, groups of adults: $4.50/person.

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