More than 100 friends and partners of the Musée des Abénakis gathered on March 21 to participate in the most recent edition of its annual fundraising cocktail. Thanks to the presence of guests and the generous contribution of 25 sponsors, the Musée des Abénakis is delighted to announce that the amount raised is close to $29,000.
* Please, note that the Museum will be closed on
November 11, 2019
on Remembrance Day. *
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.
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.
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.
The Musée des Abénakis is pleased to present its first ever public archaeological publication entitled Les Abénakis d’Odanak: an archaeological journey, made possible thanks to an $81,000 grant from Canadian Heritage. This book is a synthesis of the archaeological excavation project Fort d’Odanak: the revisited past.
Discover our permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Wôbanaki, people of the rising sun, invites you to discover the cultural and spiritual universe of the Abenaki First Nation through the four seasons.
The Musée des Abénakis is located in the historic heart of Odanak. It forms a remarkable heritage complex with its neighbours - the present Catholic Church (1902) and the chapel dedicated to Notre-Dame-de-Fatima (1947). However, the site has an even older history.
The Museum offers the following services:
The Museum offers rental spaces for people looking for a space to receive guests or colleagues.
The Museum's boutique offers a wide selection of items and articles with an Indigenous flavour.
The Museum offers you reproductions of images from our archives.
October 1st — April 30th
Monday to Friday: 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
From December 24th to January 3rd
May 1st – September 30th
Every day: 10 am to 5 pm