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Centre d'interprétation acadien

Discover the rich Acadian heritage

17600 rue Béliveau
Bécancour (Quebec)
G9H 0M4

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Discover the rich Acadian heritage and the history of Bécancour, a unique city in Québec, through its acadian origins.

Three heritage buildings house an exhibition on the legacy of regional builders including The incredible history of the Acadians,  the old windmill, naval shipbuilding, the first schoolhouse of Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption de la Sainte Vierge sister's, the old windmill and the former Saint-Grégoire couvent.

Tours are offered in a beautiful historic setting!

Exhibits :

  • L'Incroyable histoire des Acadiens - The incredible story of the Acadians
  • Un moulin pas si banal - A not so ordinary mill
  • Taillées à même l'étoffe du pays - The first schoolhouse of Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption de la Sainte Vierge sister's
  • Les monstres du lac Saint-Paul - Acadian naval shipbuilding in Saint-Paul Lake

    Guided tour
    Information available in english
    Groups are welcome

Open June 24th to September 2nd (Labour Day)

Wednesday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Adult: $10
Senior (65 yrs old and +): $8
12 to 17 years old: $5
Under 12 yrs old: free
Family package (4 people): $20
Group (15 people and more): $8

Payment modes

  • Cash
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