As the region's museum institution, the Musée de la Gaspésie is the perfect place to discover-or rediscover-the beautiful Gaspé peninsula. The permanent exhibition entitled Gaspésie... A Grand journey! and the various seasonal exhibitions held at the museum revolve around the history, art, heritage and culture of the region's people. The museum is also home to the Centre d'archives de la... more
This is one of those museums which has to exist as a record of times past and so it is more of an academic experience than a smile a minute. That said, I enjoyed the folk songs exhibit and certainly came away with more respect for the early settlers. What a harsh life they led! Also an important archive and... more
Despite speaking excellent french (gov't level exempt!) I was treated like a second class citizen on my recent trip to Gaspe.
Cashiers are rude and will say nothing but the price, but give a big Bonne journée to the locals. They'll even sometimes let their local friends skip queues while letting the obviously Anglophone people languish. Plus the staring from... more
Most things in both English and French but some only in the latter language, take time to walk grounds and down to river too. Small museum and couple with stop to Indian Village too- the latter is actually more worthwhile with native guide.