Visit this museum to discover the history of the fabulous Gaspé Peninsula as you have never seen it before! Be among the first to visit our new permanent exhibition where you can see over 380 million years come to life. Enjoy an immersive experience into the history of Gaspésie!
Dive into our maritime history with The Deep Blue Sea, an exhibition that tells the story of the region of Gaspésie through 15 sailing vessels as well as the life journeys of various people of the sea. You can also visit the famous La Gaspésienne no. 20, an authentic cod fishing boat.
Don’t miss our temporary exhibition, Dear Léo, which offers you the opportunity to discover the studio of Léonard Lapierre, a self-taught artist who drew inspiration from his immediate environment to create his works.
In the summer, the grounds of the museum are also worth a visit. See the Jacques Cartier Monument and an exact replica of the cross erected by this famous navigator in 1534.
The museum also houses a gift shop selling local products and an archives centre. It also edits Magazine Gaspésie, Québec’s oldest history magazine.
A regional museum open year- round, the Musée de la Gaspésie is a great place to discover the history of the Gaspé Peninsula!
- Open: year round
- June 5 to September 3, 2023: daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- September 4, 2023 to June 4, 2024: daily, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- You can be served in English; translated materials are also available
- 2Entirely accessible
- ±Regional products sold on-site
- îGuided visits
- 6Meeting room
- hPicnic area