Founded in 1873 by businessman Lord Mount Stephen, the Matamajaw Salmon Club was one of the most famous private salmon fishing camps in the province. Located at the confluence of the Matapédia and Causapscal rivers, the club welcomed many prestigious members and guests over the years, until it was purchased by the Québec government in the 1970s. It was subsequently classified a heritage property by Québec’s Ministry of Culture and Communications in 1984 and has been a museum since 1989. The five buildings that make up this site were all extensively restored in 2021.
Learn more about the history of salmon fishing in the Matapédia Valley by visiting the new permanent exhibition. For 90 minutes, follow Joe and Florence through our heritage buildings: put on headphones and enjoy an immersive sound experience!
Stay tuned for cultural events, including musical, literary, theatrical and humorous performances, in the intimate setting of the Matamajaw bistro’s patio.
June 11 to October 8, 2023
ScheduleJune 11 to August 20: daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 21 to October 8: Thursday to Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost$17/adult, $10/student, free for children under 11
- American Express
- Picnic area
- Restaurant or snack bar
- Free parking
How to get there
Via Route 132, the heritage site is:
- About 440 km (275 mi.) from Québec City
- About 660 km (410 mi.) from Montréal
- About 90 km (55 mi.) from Mont-Joli