Site patrimonial de pêche Matamajaw

53C, rue Saint-Jacques Sud
Causapscal (Quebec) Canada
G0J 1J0

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In 1873, businessman Lord Mount Stephen established a fishing estate at the confluence of the Matapédia and Causapscal rivers. By 1908, the Matamajaw Salmon Club was one of the most famous private salmon fishing camps in the province. The luxurious establishment welcomed many prestigious members and guests over the years, until it was purchased by the Québec government in the 1970s. In 1984, it was classified a heritage property by Québec’s Ministry of Culture and Communications and has since become a museum.

Learn more about the history of salmon fishing in the Matapédia Valley by visiting the new permanent exhibition. Follow Joe and Florence through our heritage buildings, and 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.

Opening dates

June 8 to October 13, 2024


June 8 to September 1: daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. September 2 to October 13: Thursday to Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


$17/adult, $10/student, free for children under 11

Payment methods

  • Visa  Visa
  • MasterCard  MasterCard
  • American Express  American Express
  • Interac  Interac
  • Cash  Cash

Activities available

Follow your guides, Joe and Florence, through various heritage buildings during a brand-new sound experience that will immerse you in the rich history of salmon fishing and private fishing clubs.
Interpretation Sites
Visit our five newly restored buildings: the caretaker’s house, the main lodge, the icehouse, the canoe shed and the fishing guides’ quarters.
Regional Flavours
Enjoy a tasty coffee at the heart of this heritage site in the Matamajaw bistro. You can also savour a selection of local beers in the bistro or on the patio—a perfect way to end your visit!
Arts and Crafts
The gift shop offers clothing, kitchen items, books, outdoor items and souvenirs from Matamajaw. A selection of products from local artisans is also available. Be sure to drop in and browse!


  • Picnic area
  • Bar
  • Boutique
  • 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

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