Vieux-Palais | Centres d'exposition et galeries d'art Tourisme Abitibi-Témiscamingue
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Vieux-Palais


Back in 1922, this Beaux-arts style building housed a court of justice, cells for prisoners and a registry office. Come admire the talent of artists from here and elsewhere as well as several works by world-famous painter Jean-Paul Riopelle, and learn about Abitibi’s history through thematic exhibitions.

Sector: Amos-Harricana

Historic

The Vieux-Palais d'Amos proposes temporary exhibitions of local professional and amateur artists as well as world-class artists. It is proud to present a permanent collection of works by the internationally renowned artist Jean-Paul Riopelle. It also promotes the local and regional historical heritage through permanent exhibitions dedicated to Amos’ former court of justice building and medical instruments used in hospitals in the early years of colonization in Abitibi.

Additional Information

Member of the Réseau muséal de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue: reseaumuseal-at.ca.

Details

Average visit duration: 1 h 30
Lowest pricing: 5
Highest pricing: 7
Pricing: Free admission for students, children and members
Rates vary from $5 to $7, depending on the exhibitions in progress
Opening hours: Regular schedule:
Monday to Friday, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Summer schedule (June 24th to mid-August):
Monday to Friday 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Contact

101, 3e Avenue Est
Amos
J9T 1E5

Website

819 732-4497

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