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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John A Thomson, Jr. (2 years ago)
Gorgeous church
Igor Pivovar (2 years ago)
Very interesting museum
Jacqueline Jaeger (2 years ago)
What a fascinating place, and it's much bigger than it appears from the outside! We spent an hour exploring the exhibits and praying in the chapel and at the tomb of Marie de l'Incarnation. Time well spent!
Loïc Routhier (2 years ago)
Couldn't do a tour all around, but the place looks nice.
Poppy Stitches (3 years 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.
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