Museum and Interpretation center

Maison Alphonse-Desjardins

Lévis • Lévis
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Maison Alphonse-Desjardins
Maison Alphonse-Desjardins in winter
Maison Alphonse-Desjardins in autumn
Salon des Desjardins
Vieux-Lévis
Maison Alphonse-Desjardins
Photo : Claude Côté, Mouvement Desjardins
Photo : Claude Côté, Mouvement Desjardins
A Victorian Christmas with the Desjardins family. Photo: Claude Côté
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Description

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  • An inspiring tour

    Get a glimpse into the lives of Desjardins couple.

  • Tourist site

    Visit an ancestral home in the heart of Old Lévis.

  • Local history

    Learn about this key historical site and figures.

  • Free family activities

    Enjoy year-round cultural activities and special events.

  • A step back in time

    Travel back to the Victorian era.

In a few words

Built in 1883, this Gothic Revival house belonged to Alphonse and Dorimène Desjardins, the founders of Desjardins Group. Step back in time to 1906 on a guided tour of this Victorian home, where the leading cooperative financial group in North America was born.

Visit duration : 1.00 h

For Real!

The first deposit at the Caisse populaire de Lévis was 10 ¢. A few years later, Alphonse Desjardins wrote that humble beginnings are no obstacle to future greatness. We agree!

Pierre-Olivier Maheux, Maison Alphonse-Desjardins

Certifications et distinctions

    • Grand Prix Régional - 2008
    • Grand Prix Régional - 2014
    • Grand Prix Régional - 2017

    Schedule and prices

    Schedule

    Opening hours for Maison Alphonse-Desjardins:
    Tuesday to Friday*: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Weekends: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    * Open Mondays, from the second week of May 11 to September 7.

    Summer hours: June 20 to September 7, 2020
    Daily: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Prices

    Free admission

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