Travel back in time to the 1920s with a visit of Musée de la Poste and Boutique de forge. Discover the important role played by the postmaster and the blacksmith in the development of the parish. Learn about traditional blacksmith techniques or have a close look at our collection of antique objects and tools. End your visit at parc Héritage and don’t miss the interpretation site of the Peter-Brown River to learn all about the first covered bridge in Abitibi.
Parc Héritage: Musée de la Poste and Boutique de Forge welcomed 48,918 visitors from their inaugural day in 1994 to September 2018. Five jobs of 30 weeks each and 70 student jobs of 6 to 12 weeks each were created through wage subsidies. The recipient of four Grands Prix du tourisme québécois awards, this attraction has made the municipality of Saint-Marc-de-Figuery known within and outside the region.
The museum can seat groups of 80 persons maximum. An infrastructure suitable for this type of clientele is available at the site, rain or shine. Member of the Réseau muséal de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue: reseaumuseal-at.ca
|Minimum age:||2 years old|
|Average length:||1 h 30 m|
|Average visit duration:||1 h 30|
|Pricing:||5 years old and under: free
6 to 17 years old: $4
Familly: $25 (2 adults and 2 children from 6 to 17 years old)
|Opening hours:||Guided tours: June 24 thru Labor Day, daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|