Attractions

Park in Tadoussac

Parc Marin du Saguenay–St-Laurent

Overlapping with Parc National du Fjord-du-Saguenay, and extending to the Saguenay, Charlevoix and North Shore regions, with various entry points, Parc Marin du Saguenay–St-Laurent was the first conservation project…
Museum in Chicoutimi

La Pulperie

This was once the world's biggest pulp mill. A guided tour and exhibitions explain the mill's history and its pivotal role in the development of a town that increased its population from 708 in 1899 to 4255 in 1929.…
Historic Site in Lac St Jean

Village Historique Val Jalbert

The Val Jalbert Historic Village is a ghost town that was inhabited from 1901 until a few years after the pulp mill closed in 1927. There's a trolleybus with running commentary from one of the zealous, costume-weari…
Museum in Les Bergeronnes

Cap de Bon Désir Interpretation Centre

Part science center, part park, this site consists of nature trails, observation platforms that look out onto the (hopefully) whale-studded St Lawrence, and a historic lighthouse. Call ahead to learn about different…
Museum in Les Bergeronnes

Marine Environment Discovery Centre

Operated by Parks Canada, the Marine Environment Discovery Centre has sophisticated facilities such as interpretive exhibits and a video link with naturalist-divers foraging on the estuary floor. Staff help visitors…
Museum in Les Bergeronnes

Archéo Topo

This research and exhibition center is dedicated to archaeological findings along the North Shore. Outside, trails lead down to the beach and offer some fantastic views over the sea cliffs of the North Shore.
Museum in Lac St Jean

Musée Amérindien de Mashteuiatsh

North of Roberval on the lakeshore, one of the province's best-organized Aboriginal villages is home to this museum, featuring good exhibits on the area's Pekuakamiulnuatsh group.
Museum in Tadoussac

Centre d'Interprétation des Mammifères Marins

The CIMM gives excellent background information on local sea creatures through multimedia exhibits. There are also some pretty gardens to stroll around.
Museum in Chicoutimi

Musée de la Petite Maison Blanche

In the area known as 'the Basin' is this spindly museum. Built in 1900, the house withstood water with a force equivalent to Niagara Falls in a 1996 flood that caused $16 billion worth of damage to Chicoutimi. It's …
Museum in Chicoutimi

Musee du Fjord

Half museum, half aquarium, the Musee du Fjord helps visitors understand the unique ecosystem of the Saguenay fjord. It's a friendly, informative spot, but unless you have kids in tow, we recommend skipping the corn…