Museum and Interpretation center

Musée maritime du Québec - Capitaine J.E. Bernier

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Musée maritime du Québec - Capitaine J. E. Bernier

Contact details

55, road des Pionniers Est
L'Islet Québec, G0R 2B0
List of itineraries

418 247-5001
1 844 310-5001


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  • River park

    Walk the banks of the river until sunset

  • The era of longboats

    Discover the history of traditional boats.

  • Messagealamer

    Listen to messages for the river and write yours.

  • La porte virtuelle

    Discover Captain J.E. Bernier's life.

  • «Ralentis, la marée monte!»

    The immersive podcast of the Musée maritime du Québec

  • Ships that sailed nowhere

    A unique exhibition on lightships

In a few words

A season to discover the treasures of your maritim museum!

Through our exhibitions, relive the daily lives of sailors and explore events, places and issues that have marked the maritime history of Quebec.

Take advantage of your time at the Museum to stroll around the ship museums and along the river shore. Visit our Le Cabestan boutique for original Quebec creations and MMQ souvenirs. A memorable day for families, groups and Quebec maritime history lovers!

Visit duration : 3.00 h

For Real!

Marie-Claude Gamache, Musée maritime du Québec - Capitaine J.E. Bernier

Certifications et distinctions

  • Authorized museums
  • The Navigator's Trail
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2011
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2007

Schedule and prices


**The Musée maritime du Québec is reopenning May 12 ***

March 1 to the end of May
Open Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.***

Early June to June 23
Open 7/7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

June 24 to Labor Day
Open 7/7, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Labor Day to Thanksgiving
Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Thanksgiving to mid-December
Open Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mid-December to the end of February
Open on reservation, for groups of 15+*

To reserve: 418-247-5001
Toll-free: 1-844-310-5001

Administration : Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m


A summer pass to the MMQ! Purchase your pass today and come as often as you like all summer long! *

Adult: $ 18
Senior: $ 15,50
Child aged 6 to 17: $ 11
Child aged up to 5: Free
Student (ages 18-30, with valid ID): $ 14,50
Family (2 adults and 2 children aged 6 to 17): $ 45

Adult: $ 13
Senior: $ 12
Child aged 6 to 17: $ 8
Child aged up to 5: Free
Student (ages 18-30, with valid ID): $ 11
Family (2 adults and 2 children aged 6 to 17): $ 34

Group (15+ people, reservation 24 h in advance): Upon request

* Cannot be combined with any other offer.
** Includes taxes.

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August 2022

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Articles (5)


Curious Nature Podcast- A drive like no other with Lina and André

The sunsets over the Charlevoix mountains are a colorful sight from the L'Islet wharf. It is because we were invited by Tourisme Chaudière-Appalaches to follow the route proposed by the podcast "Ralentis, la marée monte", between L'Islet and Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, that we attended that evening, the eve of departure, at this moment of great beauty in the company of people gathered to admire it.