GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PIERRE LASSONDE PAVILION
Any time. Length: 1½ hours
Several hundred artworks and three new exhibitions await you in the Pierre Lassonde pavilion. Why not begin exploring this new space with some of the must-see pieces found in it? In the company of a tour guide, visit the public spaces and the exhibitions of Inuit art, contemporary art and decorative art and design to learn more about the many masterpieces in the collection. This is the ideal tour to make the most of your visit to the new Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec!
New: optional choice of "Inuit Art", "Decorative Arts and Design" or "Contemporary Art" focus.
THE PRISON ON THE PLAINS OF ABRAHAM:
A CENTURY OF INCARCERATION IN QUÉBEC CITY
Any time. Length: 1¼ hours
Once the Québec City jail, the Charles Baillairgé pavilion housed prison inmates for more than a century. A tour guide will lead you through the building’s various spaces, including its former jail cells, and take you on a journey through time.
Number of participants maximum: 125 people.
350 years of artistic practices in québec
Starting January 7, 2019. Length: 1½ hours
The guided tour spans 350 years of artistic creation, from the beginning of the French colony to the 1960s. A gallery attendant will present the historical background and key themes that underpin the conceptualization of each of the exhibitions. The activity affords an ideal opportunity to discover the five new exhibition rooms of the MNBAQ’s permanent ancient and modern art collections.
groups of adults
admission fees tour operators / social groups
15 of more people (taxes Included)
|Adults /Seniors||$ 17||$ 23|
|13 to 17 years||School Programs|
|12 years and under||Free||-|
|Bilingual Mediaguide||Free on your mobile device. Tablet rental free with ID.||-|
admission fees preschool to university
Please visit School Programs section for more details.
|Preschool and primary level||Free||$3 per student|
|Secondary level||$3 per student||$5 per student|
|College and university||$6 per student||$9 per student|
|Teachers and monitors||Free||Free|
PLAN YOUR NEXT GROUP VISIT
The Musée offers guided tours surrounding various themes, and tours are available for the majority of our flagship exhibitions and collections.
Groups of 15 or more can take advantage of our special rate. Reservations are required and must be made a minimum of 14 days in advance, by phone, from Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm at 418-644-6460, ext. 5541 or 1-866-220-2150, or by e-mail.
our QUALIFIED guides
Benefit from our guides’ expertise in visual arts and art history and gain an appreciation for the Musée’s unique collection and architecture.
Most guided tours are available in French and in English and are suitable for groups of adults or teens.
Conditions that apply to reservations are outlined in the Group Visits brochure.