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Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines

Thetford Mines • Région de Thetford
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Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines

In a few words

Science, art, culture and heritage meet at Thetford Mines Musée minéralogique et minier. Discover the history and geology of the Appalachians mountains, explore the exhibition Atoms and crystals, participate in cultural and scientific events, and visit temporary exhibitions. Discover mineralogy initiation activities and a unique gift shop!
Permanent exhibitions:
Memories of Stone, Pride and Ambition of a Region / Atoms and Crystals

Temporary exhibitions:
September 15, 2018 to January 6, 2019: Animal Gibberish, Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke.
January 19 to June 16, 2019: Like a Fish in Water, Musée du Fjord.
June 22 to September 22, 2019: True or False, Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke.
October 5 to January 12, 2020 : Echoes in the Ice: Finding Franklin's Ship, Canada Science and Technology Museum.

Schedule

Museum - Open year-round:
Regular hours : Tuesday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm,
Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm.
June 22nd to September 2nd 2019 :Everyday from 9 am to 5 pm.
The Museum is open at all times for group reservations.

Annual events
Foire minéralogique (September)
Salon régional des métiers d'art (December)

Centre historique de la mine King | KB3
May 18 to June 21, 2019: Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm.
June 22 to September 2, 2019 : Every day from 9 am to 5 pm.

Mining Tour (Reservation required, min 10 pers.)
July 1st to the 1st Monday of September, every day at 1:30 pm

Prices

MUSEUM:
Adult: $ 12
Senior: $ 10
Student : $ 8
From 6 to 17 years old: $ 5
5 and under: Free

MUSEUM and KB3:
Adult: $ 20
Senior: $ 15
Student: $ 12
From 6 to 17 years old: $ 8
5 and under: Free

OBSERVATORY (KB3)
Adult: $ 5
Senior: $ 5
Student: $ 3
From 6 to 17 years old: $ 3
5 and under: Free

MUSEUM, KB3 and HISTORICAL TOUR
Adult: $ 40
Senior: $ 35
Student: $ 32
From 6 to 17 years old: $ 20
5 and under: $ 10


Rates subject to change without notice.

This place also offers : Guided Tours, Boutique

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Laurie Jacques Côté, Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines

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From 12 to October 13, 2019
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