Tourisme Charlevoix

Maison Mère Baie-St-Paul

About

Maison Mère Baie-Saint-Paul is a former convent of 180 000 sf that was converted in 2017 into a creative and innovative space. Under its three steeples are accommodations, a lunch café ,a heritage and museum tour, a vast flower garden, a co-working area and even more. Harmoniously updated by architect Pierre Thibault, Maison Mère is a most inspiring and magical place, in the heart of Baie-Saint-Paul, city of art and heritage.

At Maison Mère, several challenging worlds coexist and live together. Together they are involved in a unique socio-economic development project where sustainable innovation is the priority. In inspiring locations filled with history, where tradition and modernity meet providing fertile ground for infinite possibilities. Discover Maison Mère, The place where everything is possible.

Maison Mère is also several organizations whose missions meet one or many of the following six broad areas of development: Food processing, Art & Culture, Education, Entrepreneurship, Sustainable development and Accommodation. Together they spell the wealth of this unique and mobilizing project.

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  • A 125-year old heritage gem, Maison Mère is filled with the precious legacy of the Little Franciscans of Mary congregation. The museum and heritage area highlights the origin, history and evolution of the congregation that left an important mark in Baie-Saint-Paul’s cultural landscape. A visit to the chapel, a true heritage treasure, will enchant the visitor, as will a stroll in the Jardin de François.

  • At the heart of downtown, in Maison Mère’s vast back yard, bountiful fruit trees share space with lovely picnic tables. Sit on the lawns to enjoy the sun, or take a stroll on the Allée des soeurs (The Nun’s Alley), surrounded by immense maple trees, taking you from the fields to the beach. The Jardin de François located to the west of the property will charm you with its calm and beauty.

  • Achetez des jeux de société et du matériel créatif et de bricolage au Mousse Café, de même que des articles pour tout-petits!

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Contact informations

63, rue Ambroise-Fafard
Baie-Saint-Paul (QC)  G3Z 2J7

  418 435-3521
  info@maisonmere.ca

Visit the official site of Maison Mère Baie-St-Paul

Schedule

Open year-around

  • 08:00 to 17:00 - Monday
  • 08:00 to 17:00 - Tuesday
  • 08:00 to 17:00 - Wednesday
  • 08:00 to 17:00 - Thursday
  • 08:00 to 17:00 - Friday

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