Museums

La Pulperie de Chicoutimi/Musée Régional

Nestled in beautiful industrial buildings dating back to the past century, this museum features the history of the local residents and is the host to numerous prestigious exhibitions. The house of painter, Arthur Villeneuve, is also located on-site in addition to many educational activities and summer theatre presentations.  Beautiful hiking trails nearby the Chicoutimi River allow for enjoying the fresh outdoor air and walking in the footsteps of the workers of yesteryear.

300, rue Dubuc, Saguenay (arr. de Chicoutimi), G7J 4M1
T 418.698.3100 | 1.877.998.3100

Musée de la Petite Maison Blanche

Visit the famous Petite Maison Blanche (little white house) that withstood the flood of 1996. It represents the courage and determination of local residents and was transformed into a museum in 2005, providing the opportunity for everyone to visit this hundred year old house. Photographs, artifacts and models depict the story of this catastrophic event.

441, rue Gédéon, Saguenay (arr. de Chicoutimi), G7J 1L9
T 417.718.7915

Musée du Fjord

In addition to these themed exhibitions, the Musée du Fjord are specialists in presenting science and discovery introducing the Saguenay Fjord and its environment in fun and interactive ways. Immerse yourself in a living laboratory with a giant saltwater aquarium. Touch starfish, sea cucumbers, sea urchins and other marine species that inhabit the aquatic touch tank. Participate in an immersive multimedia experience (presented in 5 languages: German, English, Spanish, French and Italian). Exciting outdoor excursions are available year-round

3346, boul. de la Grande-Baie Sud, Saguenay (arr. de La Baie), G7B 1G2
T 418.697.5077 | 1.866.697.5077

Bagotville Air Defence Museum

The Bagotville Air Defence Museum presents exhibits on the history of military aviation in Canada and is the only one solely based on fighter aircraft in Eastern Canada. Military aircraft are on display including the only MIG-23 in Canada. Guided tours are available during the summer allowing visitors to discover the base. You may even get the chance to see one of the CF-18's take off! Bilingual interpretive signs available on-site.

6513, chemin Saint-Anicet, Saguenay (arr. de La Baie), G7B 3N8
T 418.677.7159

Centre d’histoire Sir-William-Price

This centre offers a permanent exhibit on the lives of the workers for the Price Brothers pulp and paper company (1930-1960). Learn more about colonization in Saguenay and end your tour with an interpretive tour through the neighborhoods of the managers and workers of the former company town of Kénogami.

1994, rue Price, Saguenay (arr. de Jonquière), G7X 7X8
T 418.695.7278 

Centre historique des Sœurs du Bon Conseil

A place of tranquility, beauty and spirituality. This congregation has kept many artifacts and memories from their history. It offers one of the most beautiful scenic vistas of the district of Chicoutimi and the Saguenay River. Guided tours available.

700, rue Racine Est (porte 688), Saguenay (arr. de Chicoutimi), G7H 1V2
T 418.543.4861

Musée de la Nature

The Musée de la Nature (natural history museum) was inspired by the spirit of discovery and the love for the local woodland areas. This unique museum conceals unique and unsuspected treasures, including the large sharks of the fjord you can literally touch. Over 3,000 examples are presented in a period home in the heart of the village.

199, rue de la Montagne, Sainte-Rose-du-Nord, G0V 1T0
T 418.675.2348