La Cité de l'Or
La Cité de l'Or
Discover the two historic sites that make up La Cité de l'Or, located in Val-d'Or in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue. The Old Lamaque gold mine is an interpretation centre. Become a miner for a day and enjoy a unique experience in a real mine as you go 91 metres (300 feet) underground. In addition of the underground experience, you can visit the analysis laboratory, where you will be introduced to ore processing. Come discover this mine's history with the exhibition “Gold In our veins.” Feel the unique sensation experienced during drilling. Explore the Bourlamaque Mining Village with its log homes that are still inhabited and visit the historic house. A new interactive exhibit is waiting for you. Reservations are always recommended.
Period : May to October. Upon reservation from November to April.
Region : Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Ressource person : Guy Édouard Bouchard
Email : courrier@citedelor.com
Administrative address : 90, avenue Perrault, C.P. 212 Val-d'Or QC J9P 4P3
Phone : 1 855 825-1274 - 819 825-1274

Website : www.citedelor.com/en-ca

Foundation year : 1979

Categories :
  • Museums or Interpretation Center
  • Mines or Caves
Characteristics :
  • There is a price for admission AND that price includes access to all activities
  • There is a price for admission AND that price includes access to all activities
  • On-site picnic area
  • Accommodations within 20km
  • Campground within 20 km
  • Family activities
  • Special facilities for welcoming groups
  • Guided tours
  • Welcome and information services in English
  • Products or services in English
  • On-site entertainment


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