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

Bor&#233;alis: Centre for the History of the Paper Industry (Bor&#233;alis: Centre d'histoire de l'industrie papeti&#232;re) 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.</br>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.</br>Note: This is an industrial building, so some areas may have steep stairs or low-hanging pipes.</br>Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. </br>
$8.70; $6.95 (ages 6-18 and 65+); $26.09 (family, two adults and three children). Guided tour (includes papermaking workshop) $23.18; 10.44 (ages 6-18 and 65+); $37.40 (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.