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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";

News

2022 schedle

The Cité de l'Or is gradually opening its doors from May 27th!

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We spend St. John's Day with you, a little visit by the way!

Famille Drainville (Berthierville, Québec)

Great visit!

Denis Lebeuf, L. Morgan, Giselle Lebeuf, Guy Lebeuf (Campbell River, Colombie-Br

Very courteous and knowledgeable guides. Thank you very educational!

Réal Munger (Rockland, Ontario)

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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