Welcome to the Musée des Abénakis

ABOUT

Founded in 1965 by community members and missionary Rémi Dolan, the Musée des Abénakis is the first Aboriginal museum institution in Quebec. Located in the former Catholic school of Odanak, on the banks of the Saint-François River, the Museum invites you to discover the cultural richness of the Abenaki First Nation. The Museum invites you to visit permanent and temporary exhibitions with an Aboriginal theme and to participate in cultural and educational discovery activities.

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PRESS RELEASES

Le Musée des Abénakis : gagnant du GalArt2019

GalArt 2019

On November 21, the sixteenth edition of the GalArt, an annual event for the recognition of cultural stakeholders, was held. It is with great pride that the Musée des Abénakis was awarded the “Heritage and Museology Award” for its temporary exhibition The Indian Beyond Hollywood.

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Kabasa Wampum - un projet rassembleur

Kabasa Wampum

From June 21 to September 21, a special event will draw the attention of the community and the general public. Christine Sioui-Wawanoloath, an Abenaki multidisciplinary artist, will lead the creation of a collaborative work that will take place through the participation of Museum visitors. This artistic achievement, evocative of the contemporary Abenaki culture, will inspire and nourish the creative team of the permanent exhibition.

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Indians Beyond Hollywood

The Musée des Abénakis is proud to announce the opening of its new temporary exhibition: The Indians Beyond Hollywood, produced thanks to a $120,000 grant from Canadian Heritage. This exhibition will be presented at the Musée des Abénakis from 29 June 2018 to 22 December 2019.

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A record year for the 7th edition of the Musée des Abénakis fundraising cocktail party!

More than 125 friends and partners of the Musée des Abénakis gathered on March 22nd to participate in the seventh edition of its annual fundraising cocktail. Thanks to the presence of guests and the generous contribution of 30 sponsors, the Musée des Abénakis is very pleased to announce that it has raised $33,500 ($24,000 in net proceeds) to support its educational and cultural missions. This is the largest amount raised by the Musée des Abénakis during a fundraising activity.

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SERVICES OFFERED

The Museum offers the following services:

Rental Spaces

The Museum offers rental spaces for people looking for a space to receive guests or colleagues.

Kiz8bak Shop

The Museum's boutique offers a wide selection of items and articles with an Indigenous flavour.

Photographic Services

The Museum offers you reproductions of images from our archives.

OPENING HOURS

October 1st — April 30th

Monday: Closed

Tuesday to Friday: 10 am to 5 pm 

Saturday and Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm 

 

Closed

From December 24th to January 2nd

May 1st – September 30th

Every day: 10 am to 5 pm

CONTACT US

450 568-2600

450 568-5959

108 Waban-Aki, Odanak, Qc, J0G 1H0

Feel free to contact us for any questions or reservations.