Boréalis: Centre for the History of the Paper Industry

200 av. des Draveurs
Trois-Rivieres, QC G9A 5H3- Map It
Phone: (819) 372-4633

AAA Editor Notes

Boréalis: Centre for the History of the Paper Industry (Boréalis: Centre d'histoire de l'industrie papetière) is at 200 av. des Draveurs. Interactive exhibits, multimedia displays and manufacturing equipment are housed inside a former Canadian International Paper (CIP) water filtration plant. Available in either English or French, a guided tour explains the history of the local paper production industry and includes a walk through the basement's cavernous water storage vaults. Visitors also can participate in a paper-making workshop. Special evening events, tours, and musical and theatrical productions also are offered; phone ahead for more information. Note: This is an industrial building, so some areas may have steep stairs or low-hanging pipes. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
$8.05; $5.44 (ages 6-18 and 65+); $22.61 (family, two adults and three children). Guided tour (includes papermaking workshop) $11.52; $8.91 (ages 6-18 and 65+); $33.92 (family, two adults and three children). Tour in English by reservation only.
Hours: Daily 10-6, May 26-Sept. 30; Tues.-Sun. 10-5, rest of year. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.