Museum and Interpretation center

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 in Musée minéralogique et minier of Thetford Mines. Open year round, this center offers to discover the history and geology of the Appalachians mountains, to explore the gallery Atoms and crystals gathering minerals from around the world, to participate in cultural or scientific events, to visit temporary exhibitions on inviting themes... Discover mineralogy initiation activities, animation and a gift shop with remarkable stones, jewelry, books, games, decorations ... In summer, the heritage mining tour reveals the discovery of the " cotton stone ". Explore the site of the first mines in Quebec, discover a mining ground by bus with breathtaking views, enjoy a spectacular stop to gather minerals characteristic of the region. Amazing!

Schedule

Museum (exhibitions, events, shop):
Open year round.
From July to September : 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, 7 days / week
From September to Thanksgiving Day : Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
From Thanksgiving Day to June 30th : Tuesday to Friday from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Prices

May to Thanksgiving Day (Can.)
MUSEUM and KB3 (taxes incl.) :
Adult: $13,95
Elder: $12,95
7-17 year-old, student (card): $7,95
6 and Under: Free
Family Rate: $36,00

Pricing is subject to change.

This place also offers : Guided Tours, Boutique

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