Tourisme Charlevoix

Musée maritime de Charlevoix

About

Under full sails at the boatyard of Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive (1946), the Musée tells about the wooden schooners and maritime cabotage on the Saint-Lawrence during a 360° visit from the forest to the river.

To discover:
- The shipyard, sawmill, shop and workshop (1946).
- Four boats in dry docks to visit, including the Saint-André and the Marie Clarisse, two schooners classified as cultural properties.
- The first virtual theatre on a schooner.
- Many temporary exhibitions on piloting, hydrography, village life, miniature boats, rigging and Captain JAZ Desgagnés.
- A 4-km trail in all seasons, a mountain hike featuring a unique view of the river and Isle-aux-Coudres.
- The Parc des Navigateurs, an immense 20-acre playground with obstacle course, vegetal maze, arboretum, recreation area, sculptures, flower meadow, etc.
- A covered terrace, numerous lookouts and several picnic areas.
- A new boutique zone.

Summer programming available at www.museemaritime.com

Activities

Business

  • Year of construction 2018
  • Accessible via Train, Bus, Taxi, Car
  • Destinations close by Charlevoix, Québec
  • Customers served Group
  • Marie-Hélène Thivierge

Meeting space

  • Surface 1610 pi2 149,57 m2
    Dimensions 37 pi x 43 pi 11,28 m x 13,11 m
    Ceiling height 10 pi 3,05 m
    Capacity based on layout
    Banquet 200  
    Cocktail -  
    Theater 200  
    Classroom -  
    U-shape -  
    Board -  
  • Surface 1254 pi2 116,50 m2
    Dimensions 33 pi x 38 pi 10,06 m x 11,58 m
    Ceiling height 8 pi 2,44 m
    Capacity based on layout
    Banquet 100  
    Cocktail -  
    Theater 100  
    Classroom -  
    U-shape -  
    Board -  
  • Surface 270 pi2 25,08 m2
    Dimensions 18 pi x 15 pi 5,49 m x 4,57 m
    Ceiling height 15 pi 4,57 m
    Capacity based on layout
    Banquet 14  
    Cocktail -  
    Theater -  
    Classroom -  
    U-shape -  
    Board 14  
  • Surface 414 pi2 38,46 m2
    Dimensions 18 pi x 23 pi 5,49 m x 7,01 m
    Ceiling height 15 pi 4,57 m
    Capacity based on layout
    Banquet 20  
    Cocktail -  
    Theater -  
    Classroom -  
    U-shape -  
    Board 20  

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Prizes & awards

Ratings
Attractif 2019 de la Chambre de commerce de Charlevoix 0 Stars

Events

  • Fêtes de la Mer

    July 19, 2020

    Great celebration of the river and village! The Musée proposes a festive family day: music, inflatable games, BBQ dinner, cardboard boat building and competition, etc. The day comes to an end with the traditional race of small boats on the Rivière des Boudreault. Free admission. Detailed schedule at www.museemaritime.com.

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  • Bouteilles à la mer

    September 27, 2020

    On the occasion of the Journées de la culture, Sunday September 27, the Musée maritime de Charlevoix and the Papeterie Saint-Gilles proposes a meeting with author, followed by a writing period. For the schedule, visit www.museemaritime.com

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Reviews from visitors

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TripAdvisor® traveler’s opinion

  • Great for Kids!

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2019-10-06
    4phun

    Don't miss the "garden" walk. Wonderful imaginative play areas for kids under 14 and a beautiful place to stretch your legs.

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  • It's a journey into a different time

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2019-08-23
    ihor s, Toronto, Canada

    What a beautiful museum of a local history. Interesting and unique artifacts from distant past; lots of them nicely restored. The exhibits are informative and explicit. Good place for visiting with...

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  • Top notch

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2018-09-15
    QR8R, La Malbaie, Canada

    We were thoroughly impressed with the exhibits. We learned a lot about boat building, and boats on the St Lawrence River. The children loved the trails, the maze and climbing on the boats. Friendly...

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Contact informations

305, rue de l'Église
Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive (QC)  G0A 3Y0

  418 635-1131
  info@museemaritime.com

Visit the official site of Musée maritime de Charlevoix

Schedule

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2020 Season

From 14 May to 12 October

  • 10:00 to 18:00 - Monday
  • 10:00 to 18:00 - Tuesday
  • 10:00 to 18:00 - Wednesday
  • 10:00 to 18:00 - Thursday
  • 10:00 to 18:00 - Friday
  • 10:00 to 18:00 - Saturday
  • 10:00 to 18:00 - Sunday

1st sunday of the month, free entrance for all Quebecers: June 7, July 5, August 2, September 6 and October 4.

From 7 June to 4 October

Payment

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  • Debit card

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