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.
June 5 to September 19, 2021
Game Changers presents 120 of the most influential games in history. The exhibition explores how the intersection of audio, storytelling, graphics, and gameplay creates the immersive environment of today’s video gaming systems. From memorable Pong to the photorealistic games of today, visitors get to “live” the video game evolution and explore the future of gaming.