Awards & Distinctions
More than ever, the Musée des Abénakis has created an original cultural and tourist offer in Center-du-Québec. “
Since 2011, the efforts of our dynamic team to preserve and disseminate the heritage of the Abenaki First Nation have been rewarded in the tourist, cultural and economic sectors.
List of the prizes and distinctions won by the Abenaki Museum since 2011:
GalArt – Culture Centre-du-Québec
Heritage and Museology Award
This Award was presented to the Museum for the exhibition Indians beyond Hollywood.
Canadian Museums Association
Excellence Award – Category Research
This prize was awarded to the Museum for Fort Odanak: the past revisited. This archaeological project has exceeded the current norms of museum practice and fostered the understanding and acquisition of new knowledge.
Aboriginal Tourism Quebec
Cultural Center Award, Interpretation Site and Museum
This award rewards the Museum for distinguishing itself by providing visitors with an exceptional and quality visitor experience that promotes the influence of Aboriginal culture in all its forms.
Quebec Museum Society
This prize was awarded to the Museum for the media, economic and social impact of a project that has succeeded in creating links and meaning for a whole community, Odanak Fort: the past revisited.
Canadian Tourism Awards
National Autonomous Cultural Tourism Award
This prize rewards the Museum, which has been committed to satisfying its clientele for the past 50 years through authentic products and an innovative cultural offer that stimulates economic activity in the tourism sector. Aboriginal culture in all its forms.
Heritage category finalist, conservation component
Joseph Simard Award
Category Tourism, Recreation and Culture, 27th edition of the Bas-Richelieu Economic Merit Gala
Grand Prix Regional of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society of Center-du-Québec
Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society of Center-du-Québec
Category Cultural Tourism
Gala recognition at the Center-du-Québec Culture Initiative
Special mention category Renewal of tourist offer