Every day, in every corner of Québec, captivating archaeological activities are on offer. Over 50 places throughout Québec have organized ingenious, entertaining events designed to appeal to old and young alike. You’re sure to make surprising discoveries. Several of these activities are free and accessible to all.
Every place in Québec has a story. Sometimes this story goes back thousands of years, to the time when humans first began to occupy the land some 12 000 years ago. Archaeology provides a key to many puzzles in our history. Why is the city of Québec located where it is? Why is Montréal on an island? How can an entire town – like Brest on the North Shore or Mont-Louis in the Gaspésie – practically vanish and be lost to memory? The answers to these questions may surprise you.
Archaeologists love to work on archaeological sites, but they also adore talking about their discoveries, hypotheses and conclusions. Throughout August, 40 archaeologists share the most exciting moments of their careers with you. Don’t miss this unique opportunity!