Museum and Interpretation center

Musée maritime du Québec - Capitaine J.E. Bernier

L'Islet • La Côte-du-Sud
Musée maritime du Québec - Capitaine J.E. Bernier

In a few words

Step aboard the Musée maritime du Québec at L'Islet, the Homeland of Sailors. Marvel at the treasures of the Empress of Ireland! Discover shipbuilding masterpieces. Get acquainted with Captain Bernier, navigator and Arctic explorer! Learn about ship-museums: embark on the Ernest-Lapointe icebreaker and slip inside the Bras d'Or 400 hydrofoil. Be privy to the secrets of shipbuilding and the intricate knots used in sailing. Sit back and watch a maritime movie. Enjoy the picnic areas and playground right next to the St. Lawrence!



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

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

June 24th to Labor Day
Open 7/7, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Labor Day to the end of November
Open Thusday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.*
The ships-museum are open until October 28, 2016

Early December to the end of February
Open upon reservation, for group over 15 persons*
*The Ships-museum are closed during this period
For reservation : (418) 247-5001

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


Adults : $14; Seniors : $12; Students (18-30 with ID): $11,50; Children (6 to 17 years): $8; Children under 5: Free. (including tax); Families $ 36


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Activities and Events

From 15 to August 19, 2018
October 27, 2018
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While we're at it

Recommended by Sophie Limoges, from Musée maritime du Québec - Capitaine J.E. Bernier

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