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Discovery Tour 3 PM (EN)

Morrin Centre - English Guided Tours
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Oct 12 3:00PM - 3:50PM

Ramble through the sinister jail cells. See graffiti carved into the floors by inmates and the iron rings used to chain them down. In cell block A6, let our guides lead you through our exhibition entitled Doing Time: the Quebec City Common Gaol (1808 1867). This exhibition covers thefirst modern prisonin Canada, part of which still exists in the heart of our building. Visitors will discover a hidden, dark and almost unknown part of the citys history by exploring the buildings past, the life of its prisoners and the conditions of their imprisonment. Learn also aboutMorrin College, the citys first English-language institute of higher education. Explore thescience labwhile one of our guides tells you about the history of the college from its first class in 1862 to its closing in 1902.

Then, let yourself be spellbound by the haunting stories surrounding our charmingVictorian library, home to a collection of literary gems, some of which date back to the 16th century.

ThisNational Historic Siteis yours to discover.

Please take note that we do not offer refunds.

Prenez note que la visite dcouverte est offerte en franais. Visitez notre site web pour plus de dtails.

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Discovery Tour 10 AM (EN)

Oct 22 10:00AM - 10:50AM
Ramble through the sinister jail cells. See graffiti carved into the floors by inmates and the iron rings used to chain them down. In cell block A6, let our guides lead you through our exhibition…
 
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Discovery Tour 1 PM (EN)

Oct 22 1:00PM - 1:50PM
Ramble through the sinister jail cells. See graffiti carved into the floors by inmates and the iron rings used to chain them down. In cell block A6, let our guides lead you through our exhibition…
 
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Endorsed by Curators:
Discovery Tour 3 PM (EN)

Oct 22 3:00PM - 3:50PM
Ramble through the sinister jail cells. See graffiti carved into the floors by inmates and the iron rings used to chain them down. In cell block A6, let our guides lead you through our exhibition…