Ursuline Monastery

Quebec City, Canada

The Ursuline Monastery of Quebec City was founded by a missionary group of Ursuline nuns in 1639. It is the oldest institution of learning for women in North America. Today, the monastery serves as the General Motherhouse of the Ursuline Sisters of the Canadian Union. The community there also operates an historical museum and continues to serve as a teaching centre.

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Founded: 1639
Category: Religious sites in Canada

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Poppy Stitches (18 months ago)
This was one of my favorite places while visiting Quebec. As a needle worker it was wonderful seeing the history and work produced by the girls who went to the boarding school. The entire museum was filled with quality displays. I highly recommend that you visit while in Quebec.
John & Amy Miller (2 years ago)
The story of the nuns and sister Marie is absolutely amazing. See the museum and the center.
Julia IS Lee (2 years ago)
Merci beaucoup! I had really good time here. Luckly I could met nice people - staff &other tourists, learned lot. One of the best moment of in Quebec city. The city is beautiful but the warm hearted people make the city even more lovable. ☺
Nadine Benny (2 years ago)
Very interesting "slice of life", learning about the mission of the Ursulines and the day to day life of the boarders and nuns.
Enma Carreño (3 years ago)
Very impressive, I don't usually go into this kind of places but I was curious, the paintings and sculptures are so beautifuls, it was also interesting hearing about the ursulines and their history...
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