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Musée québécois de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation

100, 4e Avenue, La Pocatière, Québec G0R 1Z0


The Museum, founded in 1974, was formerly named Musée François-Pilote, in honor of this man who, in 1859, established the first permanent agricultural school in Canada in La Pocatière. In 2011, the Museum began a process of reorientation, so that it now proudly salutes the enormous work carried out by the abbot, by concentrating its efforts and resources around the themes of agriculture and food. .Located near the site of the first permanent agricultural school in Canada, the Museum presents permanent exhibitions on life in the past as well as an exhibition tour on the fantastic world of tales and their relationship to food . The museum promotes the dissemination of knowledge and practices linked to agriculture and food.

An exhibition traces the history of CHGB La Pocatière radio which was one of the first rural radio stations, but whose origins have very strong links with the School of Agriculture. For many years, she produced the show “D’un soleil à l’autre” for Radio-Canada, with which she was affiliated.

Among the new exhibitions the public can discover mushrooms and their history with “Mycelium” and “Tour de table en 175 ans” illustrates the history of the municipality of Sainte-Anne-de -la-Pocatière with so many objects.