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2023 summer programming

Echoes from the Heart

An immersive experience in the Ursuline Monastery Chapel
This 360-degree audio tour brings you on an intimate journey through the Ursuline Chapel. Sisters from the community generously share their experiences of this place of remembrance. It is through their words, music, silence and values that they present you with the keys for appreciating the history, architecture, decor, works of art and symbols that characterize this place.

Practical information

When: Anytime, according to the opening hours of the chapel
Duration: 50 minutes
Where: The Ursuline Chapel

Ticket prices:
Adults: $15; students or seniors 65+ :
$12; youth 6-17: $6; children 5 and under: free

Personalized tours

Personalized tours were developed to give visitors a flexible formula to explore a particular topic or get an overview of the history of the Ursulines, all in 30 minutes max! Visitors really appreciate this formula since they get the opportunity to meet with mediators and ask all their questions!


When :
October 15 to May 30
Subject to availability of cultural mediators
Duration: 30 minutes
Ticket price: $5 per person, plus the entrance ticket to the museum
Languages: French and english

No online reservations, inquire at the museum.

A heavenly chapel: guided tour

The oldest in situ decor in Quebec, the remarkable variety of people who have passed through the chapel over the years, the little details in the nuns’ chancel that produce a spectacular effect—it’s all covered on this tour that gives a rare look at a place normally reserved for nuns and their students.

Visitors will discover aspects of the chapel that are both seen and unseen, famous and not-so-famous. History, culture and art are at the heart of this tour.


When :
June 24 to september 3
Duration: 60 minutes 
Ticket price:
$15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors, $8 for children aged 6 to 17, free for children 5 and under

Tour: A museum brimming with global treasures

This guided tour of the museum is perfect for visitors who don’t want to miss a thing! Accompanied by a cultural mediator, you will take a 30-minute tour of the museum’s permanent exhibitions with a small group. Tours are offered in French and English.


When : May 30 to october 15
Duration: 30 minutes 
Ticket price: :
Adults $15;
Students or seniors 65+: $12,
Youth 6-17: $6 ;
Children 5 and under: Free

A walk through the Ursulines’ neighborhood

By taking a walk through the Ursulines’ neighborhood, you will see the lasting impact that our pioneers in education have made on the area.

The Ursulines have been a part of Old Quebec since their arrival in 1639. Discover the degree of influence they have had on the people around them as well as the relationships they have maintained with their fellow citizens since they arrived. You will see to what extent these women have been a part of the world, despite being cloistered for the vast majority of their time in Quebec City.

Practical information

July 28 and 29, August 4 and 5 at 3 p.m.

Duration: 75 minutes
Location: Outdoor tour in the area around the monastery
Ticket prices:
Adults: $15; students or seniors 65+: $12; youth 6-17: $6; children 5 and under: free

Concert by the Ensemble de musique sacrée de Québec

The Ensemble de musique sacrée de Québec will give a spring concert at the Ursuline Chapel. The choir will be accompanied by a pianist and a soloist on select pieces.

Practical information

When: Sunday, May 28, 3 p.m.
Where: Outer Chapel
Duration: 60 minutes
Ticket prices: $30

Les activités du Pôle culturel du Monastère des Ursulines sont rendues possibles grâce à

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