La Pulperie de Chicoutimi - Regional Museum
An exceptional historical site surrounded by a huge park
La Pulperie de Chicoutimi / Regional Museum of the Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean is located downtown and is opened year-round. It is a cultural and touristic animation centre dedicated to the preservation and valorization of heritage, as well as the promotion of art. La Pulperie is a major historical site in the region and a museum. It is featuring a century of history.
The Reserve of the Museum showcases more than 26 000 objects and works of art. Discover the permanent exhibition "Chek8timi" that will make you live an immersive, interactive, historical and archaeological experience in the heart of the Chicoutimi trading post. Come and visit the famous house of painter Arthur Villeneuve and discover his universe! Explore traveling exhibitions from worldwide museums, including the ones designed and created by the team at La Pulperie. You can also walk around at your leisure on our hiking trails and interpretation circuit amidst an immense park.
Disheveling! An extraordinhairy exhibition
November 13, 2021 to March 13, 2022
Whether you have brown hair, blond hair, salt and pepper hair – or even if you are bald, you will be challenged by this scientific exhibit that deals not only with human hair and animal fur, but also with plants’ hair! Here we cut the hair in four: four equally tousled zones. Surprises and discoveries await you at every turn … hair of every kind, hair not like any other, from human hair to hair across the world, and experts in hair will be part of the exhibit to explain hair’s utility in criminology, environment protection… It’s enough to make the hairs on your arm stand to attention and give you goosebumps as well!