Early Canadians Woodcarving Museum

332 av. de Gaspe Ouest
St-Jean-Port-Joli, QC J0R 3J0- Map It
(418) 598-3392

AAA Editor Notes

Early Canadians Woodcarving Museum (Musée de sculpture sur bois des Anciens Canadiens), 4 km (2.5 mi.) s. on Hwy. 132 at 332 av. de Gaspé Ouest, displays more than 250 carvings and handicrafts by local artisans, including works by the Bourgault brothers. Among the collection's highlights are a life-size sculpture of Parti Québécois founder René Lévesque, J.G. Clouthier's “Face of Moses” on a section of burl (a growth from an elm tree with oddly distorted grain) and wood reproductions of Norman Rockwell illustrations. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$6.96; $6.09 (senior citizens and students with ID); $3.48 (ages 6-12); $17.40 (family).
Hours: Daily 8:30-8, June 24-Aug. 30; 8:30-6, Sept. 1-Oct. 18; 8:30-5, May 15-June 23; by appointment rest of year.