Spring Break 2017, the Stewart Museum impresses!
March 07 2017, Richard DesRochers
What better way to go to the museum with the children so that they can spend energy while discovering art, culture or other objects of the past? From March 4 to 12, 2017, the Stewart Museum offers a superb family and entertaining programming, both indoors and outdoors, according to Mother Nature. You guessed it, the organizers put the package so that we can remember for a long time our day on the island of St. Helena.
For those who know less about the Stewart Museum, David Macdonald Stewart was named in honor of his founder and principal benefactor, the Canadian humanitarian and patron. There is an impressive collection of 27,000 objects and documents. Mr. Stewart cultivated a special taste for the scientific objects of the time and wanted to share them with all Quebeckers.
Things to do
During the break week, several activities are on the board. First, inside the museum, you can spend several hours visiting the different collections. Also, other exhibitions like history and memories offer a route for young people. Visitors can also visit the games exhibition and a production activity of their own game is offered.
According to a staging by Jérôme Fortin, one discovers the 27 000 objects and unique documents from the 16th century, the objects belonging to David Stewart. The other collection to discover is that of Isabelle. Isabelle developed a passion for the Empress of Austria Sissi. A unique collection of 400 objects selected for the enthusiasts of history.
To immerse himself in the world of music, Alain presents his collection of radio and recorder dating from 1925 to 1965. Most are still functional and it is discovered that at the beginning of the century, the acquisition of such a device was A great event in a family. Meanwhile, Mélanie presents her collection of trinkets and old toys, perhaps your mother's favorite toy or your grandmother finds it.
For lovers of travel, Isabelle also presents her collection of vintage suitcases. Often left for cons in bazaars, church counters or bric-a-brac sales, the suitcase often carries in it a unique elegance in the image of its owner.
For more information, please visit: stewart-museum.org