With several recognized archeological sites, Côte-Nord is one of the most studied regions in Québec. Archeologists and ethnologists have been coming to the area for almost 100 years to conduct their research. Discover the fascinating world of archeology and Indigenous prehistory at the Centre Archéo-Topo. Archeological digs are gradually revealing images and scenarios of coastal inhabitation dating back close to 9000 years.
Several activities or workshops are offered to help you discover the region’s history and archeology in a fun way:
- pottery or dream catcher workshops
- hikes with an archeological twist in the company of an interpreter guide
- various talks throughout the summer
Early May to October 15
ScheduleDaily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in July and August
Cost$8/adult, $7/senior (65+), $5/student, $4/child, $17/family
ReservationsRequired for groups of 15 or more
Discover the fascinating world of archeology and the history of Côte-Nord through exhibits, workshops and various activities at the Centre Archéo-Topo.
The heritage of Côte-Nord is linked to the maritime history of this region. Maritime and subarctic archeology are presented in a fascinating and innovative way in this centre.
From Tadoussac to Betsiamites, Route 138 crosses 9000 years of history. Explore the fascinating world of archeology and the history of Côte-Nord through exhibits, workshops and various activities at the Centre Archéo-Topo.
Arts and Crafts
The Centre Archéo-Topo gift shop sells mainly local and regional arts and crafts and promotes sustainable development, creativity and originality.
Centre Archéo Topo is a prime destination for lovers of history, archaeology and nature. Its permanent exhibit, redesigned in 2009, presents fascinating archaeological finds from the surrounding region, from Tadoussac to Blanc-Sablon.
- Restaurant or snack bar
- Conference/meeting room
- Free parking
How to get there
Via Route 138.
Affiliations and distinctions
- Tourisme Côte-Nord