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La Cité de l’Or is the only site in Canada that brings the visitor in the heart of a gold mine exploitation from one of the most productive in the country, and where we can visit a historic mining village still occupied today. The site bears witness to the beginning of the 1920 gold rush taking place in northwestern Quebec at that time and is composed of a significant number of high quality residential and industrial heritage assets.


La Cité de l’Or proposes to you the following activities

  • An underground visit at 300 feet (91 m.) of a real mine drift;
  • A tour of the four (4) old Lamaque Mine’s main buildings,
  • A unique experience with the permanent exhibit « Gold in our veins »,
  • An interpretation tour of Bourlamaque’s mining village, with or without audioguide;
  • Visit of the mining village with an audioguide;
  • The exhibit at the historic house, "At home in Bourlamaque";
  • A Geocaching Rally.

News

Jun.
2020

COVID-19 SUMMER 2020 New Schedule

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic The re-opening will be on July 1st There will be procedures to follow. Wearing

Jul.
2020

2020 DRAW OF OUNCES OF GOLD

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, you have the chance to win one of the 3 ounces of gold and other prizes.

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Tour really very interesting thanks to Maxime who is a very dynamic guide and who masters his subject!

Édouard et Chloé

Super nice visit, a unique experience, the guides made us live like real minors. I loved!

Nathalie (France)

Great tour, the guides were excellent!

Richard M (Edmonton, Alberta)

Contact us

Corporation du Village minier de Bourlamaque / La Cité de l'Or
90 avenue Perrault (CP 212)
Val-d'Or, Québec, Canada
J9P 4P3

Phone : 819 825-1274 Toll free : 1 855 825-1274
Email : courrier@citedelor.com

 

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