SS1 - Musées de la civilisation
Art from Australia
An unusual tour
in an amazing
THE DISCOVERY ZONE
Dotlines is a discovery circuit with
11 stations for finding out about the
Indigenous people of Australia. You’ll
also discover Australia itself through
the colours and patterns in the works
of these contemporary artists.
(Take a booklet at the entrance
of the exposition)
We’re following you … See if you
can find us! We like playing tricks
on humans at night.
once upon a time...
Educational Program Presented by
people of quebec...
Then and Now
Discover objects from our past that
helped shape Québec’s history.
UPPER WALK WAY
• A flute that can play two
melodies at the same time (it’s
called a Flageolet)
• A fireman’s helmet that is over
100 years old
• The torch from the 1976
Olympics in Montréal
In the Histoires à suivre space,
admire a model representing the
Battle of the Plains of Abraham
on September 13, 1759: can you
find seven mills and a well?
10 am to 4 pm
children aged 3 to 10,
accompanied by an adult
Capacity: 60 people
Duration: 40 minutes
Step into the shoes of your best-loved
fairytale characters in a setting worthy
of the finest picture books. A fabulous world
brimming with magic that’s truly—fantastic!
the earth unveiled
Tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis—
experience the forces of nature that
punctuate our planet.
Have you ever been shaken by an
earthquake measuring 5 on the
Richter scale? Try our simulator!
More than meets the eye!
Draw on all your senses and tap into your curiosity in this
exhibit designed for children and families. Solve some
mysteries to find your way and see everything.
> At the beginning of the visit, the chaperone explains
expected behaviors to the members of his/her group,
reminds members of the group of the expected
behaviors when necessary and supervises the group
from beginning to end.
> A special rate is given to people supervising groups of
youngsters because they are responsible for the behavior
of the group in the Museum.
Thank you for your assistance and enjoy your visit!
exhibiting museum behaviors
ACCESS TO GF
This is our story
An exhibit with some bite! Discoveries made
by animal behaviour specialists take you
on a sensory and interactive journey into
the body, mind and universe of our fourlegged friends.
Go on…we double dog dare you!
Come meet the Amerindians and Inuit of today.
Having lived for centuries on the territory of
Québec, they tell us their story, our story.
Among the objects that reflect the cultures
and rich history of these nations, find the
model of an ancient Iroquois village and
• The garden where corn, beans and squash
• The canoe for fast travel
And why not invent a dog breed!
See how fast you can complete a
slalom course compared to a dog!
See how you do at high jump
compared to a cat!
First Nations and Inuit in the XXIst century
like cats and dots
The Invisible Revolution
“Nano” means really, really small. So small that
you need a special microscope to see anything
Walk quietly: take your time and see everything.
Keep an arm’s length between you
and the artifacts or decors. This way,
you get a better view of the whole
exhibition. Touching is STRICTLY
PROHIBITED except for those objects
presented in the discovery zone
Are you taking pictures? Be careful! DO NOT use flash
and look for warnings that some artefacts CANNOT be
Speak quietly: shouting is forbidden.
If a security guard warns you, change your behavior
In the exhibition rooms, it is not
permitted to eat or drink.
You can always ask questions
to the guides.
Respect other visitors: do not
Find two animals that are hiding in a vivarium.
They have “nanostructures” at the end of
their legs, which let them stick to the walls
and even the ceiling!
Direction de l’action culturelle et éducative et de l’accueil des publics
Musées de la civilisation are subsidized by the
ministère de la Culture et des Communications.
Illustrations : Nathaly Bergeron / Anie Carbonneau / Marianne Chevalier / Franfou / José Morin
Take on the Key Challenge! Find the six hidden keys in
the room. The clues will help you…get the answers at the
end of the exhibit!
being a group in the museum