La Pulperie de Chicoutimi / Regional Museum of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean - Historic Places Days

La Pulperie de Chicoutimi / Regional Museum of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

Saguenay, Québec
Type
Museum/Gallery
Address
300 Rue Dubuc, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada
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Hours
15 juin au 5 septembre 2022 Tous les jours, de 9 h à 18 h : visite libre du Musée, visite du site à pied. (Dernière entrée à 17 h) 7 septembre 2021 au 14 juin 2022 Mercredi au dimanche, de 10 h à 16 h : visite du Musée seulement.
Phone
418-698-3100

More than a museum, La Pulperie de Chicoutimi is a vast interactive cultural and tourism centre dedicated to preserving and promoting the Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean’s patrimony and to the furthering of arts and history. La Pulperie is an exceptional historical site located in the midst of the city, surrounded by a huge park, and lodged within the old mill of the Compagnie de pulpe de Chicoutimi. It features the history of the Compagnie de pulpe de Chicoutimi and highlights the significant part this company played in the development of the city and the region at the beginning of the last century.

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parking
  • Parkland
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Fun Facts

  • Built between 1897 and 1921 by Julien-Édouard-Alfred Dubuc, its director-manager, the majestic site of the Chicoutimi Pulp Company originally included four pulp mills, an electrical substation and a mechanical workshop. It is this last building, inaugurated in 1921, that has been the site of La Pulperie de Chicoutimi /  Regional museum of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean since 2002.
  • Julien-Édouard-Alfred Dubuc (1871-1947), director-manager of the Chicoutimi Pulp Company, was nicknamed the “king of pulp”.

Location

300 Rue Dubuc, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada
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