Musée de sculpture sur bois des Anciens Canadiens 
Tourist attraction 
 Regional price 2005 and 2013
The largest interpretive center and most prestigious museum of woodcarving in America. Experience the history of sculpture and crafts with over 250 remarkable recognized artists such as the Bourgault brothers. Tourisme Chaudière-Appalaches says congratulations to you M. Michaud and all your team!
The name Musée des Anciens Canadiens comes from the first written book by Philippe-Aubert de Gaspé, "Les Anciens Canadiens" (1863) First French Canadian and last Lord of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, the writer died in 1871 at the age 85 years and was buried in the church of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, where it still rests. Is manor house and outbuildings were sold to the Leclerc family. In 1964, Maurice Leclerc decided to create what was in the bread oven, the first museum Anciens Canadiens. Eleven years later in 1975, his son, Maurice Leclerc jr. founded the Musée des Anciens Canadiens as we know it today. By creating this museum, Leclerc preserve the memory of the work of artists and artisans of the region and their different styles and techniques. Furthermore, Maurice André Leclerc also managed the Bourgault Craft Centre in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, for 25 years. The Musée des Anciens Canadiens offers exclusive rooms including a few of André Bourgault:. "Angelus "" The water Carrier "," the Faucheux "," the Sower. "You will also see the work of Medard and Jean-Julien Bourgault and several other artists from Saint-Jean-Port-Joli.
Good visit! (Duration of the visit, about one hour)
Rates :
Adults : 8.00$
Elderly et students : 6 $
Children from 7 to 12 : 3 $
Famillies: 20 $. Group rates
Rabates to CAA members
seniors and students

Every day: from May 15th to June 26 , 9 am to 5:30 pm.
From June 27th to August 30th, 8:30 pm - 8 pm.
From August 31st to October 18, 8:30 pm - 5:30 pm.