Musee de la mer de Pointe-au-Pere (Pointe-au-Pere Sea Museum) is dedicated to telling the story of the ill-fated Empress of Ireland, a ship that sunk on May 29, 1914 taking the lives of 1,012 passengers. Visitors can learn about Canada's worst maritime disaster through exhibits, photos, eyewitness encounters and items salvaged from the ship. The museum also features an interactive tour and there is a souvenir shop and picnic area on site.
Archives nationales du Quebec, Centre Regional Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspesie
These archives house documents from the Bas-St-Laurent and Gaspesie region. Visitors and researchers will find government documents, public and private records, manuscripts, maps, photographs and more.
University of Quebec at Rimouski Regional Archives
The archives at the University of Quebec at Rimouski include microfilms, video, manuscripts, photographs and more. The information collected mainly concerns local history as well as agriculture and other important industries.
Rimouski Regional Museum
Musee regional de Rimouski (Rimouski Regional Museum) focuses on presenting contemporary art, history and science exhibits. The museum is housed in the oldest stone church in Quebec and offers activities for visitors. Open year-round, there is souvenir shop on site.
Archdiocese of Rimouski Archives
The Archdiocese of Rimouski Archives house a variety of documents, including manuscripts, charts, maps and photographs, dating back as far as 1649. The archives are open throughout the year.