Welcome to the Musée des Abénakis

| Aln8bak en fête |

From November 23 to December 18, the Musée des Abénakis, in partnership with craftspeople from the Odanak community, offers its online holiday store.

It takes place on Facebook. For all the details, click on the button below.

| COVID-19 |

Following the latest announcement from the Department of Health and Social Services, we are now allowed to reopen the Museum boutique !

It is now possible to visit the Kiz8bak boutique and get a hand on presents to give to loved ones for the Holidays. 🎁

Please note that the exhibitions remain temporarily closed.

Thank you for your understanding !

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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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

November 1st — May 31st

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

June 1st – October 31st

Every day: 10 am to 5 pm

2020 Benefit-Event Partners

CONTACT US

450 568-2600

450 568-5959

info@museeabenakis.ca

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

Feel free to contact us for any questions or reservations.