Distinctions

2017

Finalist  – Grands Prix du tourisme Desjardins de la Chaudière-Appalaches, category :  “Tourist attraction of the Year”

2011

Winner – Grands Prix du tourisme de la Chaudière-Appalaches, category: “Tourist attraction of the Year – under 100,000 visitors”

2008

The Museum, jointly with the Musée naval de Québec, received the Télé-Québec multimedia and audiovisual award for the virtual exhibit, Pirates or Privateers? Boarding on the St. Lawrence

2007

The Museum, jointly with the Musée naval de Québec, received the Télé-Québec multimedia and audiovisual award for the virtual exhibit, Pirates or Privateers? Boarding on the St. Lawrence

Winner – Grands Prix du tourisme Desjardins de la Chaudière-Appalaches, category: “Tourist Attraction of the Year”

2001

Recipient of the Silver Award, Grand Prix du tourisme québécois

National Silver Winner, Grand Prix du tourisme for the exhibition, Empress of Ireland: the Titanic of the St. Lawrence

1999

Merit award (Méritas) for the enterprise with the most outreach outside the region (50 or fewer employees) awarded by the MRC de L’Islet for the Museum’s products, exhibitions and international film shoots.

1998

Winner – Grands Prix du tourisme de la Chaudière-Appalaches, category: “Promotion”

1996

Winner – Grands Prix du tourisme de la Chaudière-Appalaches, category: “Welcome and Customer Service”

1995

Second-ranked nationally among the museums in Quebec for the excellence and quality of its management

1993

Winner – Grand prix du tourisme de Chaudière-Appalaches, category: “Promotion”

1983

The Museum efforts are recognized by the Ministère des Affaires culturelles and it is ranked among the seven most important private museums in Quebec.