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Empress of Ireland Museum - Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père

1000, rue du Phare, Rimouski, Québec G5M 1L8


Located 10 kilometers east of downtown Rimouski, the Pointe-au-Père Maritime Historic Site invites you to discover its attractions.

Immerse yourself in history at the museum Empress of Ireland! Lasting 1 hour, the exhibition will take you through the history of this famous transatlantic liner: the dives on the wreck, the memory of the passengers, the terrible shipwreck of May 29, 1914, Canada’s greatest maritime tragedy. , and life on board during the eight years he sailed on the waters of the St. Lawrence and the Atlantic. More than 200 artifacts, photos and unpublished testimonies reveal all their secrets to you.

A show with sensory effects makes you experience the last journey of the boat (duration: 20 min)

Also take advantage of our coastline to relax and breathe the air of the river while admiring the 2nd tallest lighthouse in Canada and the 90 meter long Onondaga submarine! Our facilities include picnic tables, a play area for children and the site is located on the cycle path.


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