Come and experience the history of Kénogami, formerly the Queen City of paper. A journey on which you will discover the beginnings and the development of the company town founded by Sir William Price.

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Exposition permanente - Œuvres sur papier

Works on paper

Permanent exhibition

This exhibition, inaugurated in 2012, tells the story of the thousands of employees who were the artisans of the pulp and paper empire in the mid-twentieth century. Jewel of the Canadian and Quebec economies of the time, the forestry industry not only utilized an incredible quantity of natural resources, but above all relied upon an army of unrelenting and dedicated workers. One day, senior management of Price Brothers launched a project to honour its outstanding employees.


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Chapelle redimensionnée

From Faith to History

Temporary exhibition

(Français) La chapelle St. James the Apostle est un joyau du patrimoine bâti. Elle est l’hôte de trois grandes histoires; celles de deux communautés, anglicane et évangélique, et d’une institution muséale.
Du culte à l’histoire est une exposition sur l’identité et la vie de communauté bien vivante.


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Guest House

Guided walking tour

Temporary exhibition

The Sir William Price Heritage Centre offers a walking tour of the former company town of Kénogami, through historic neighbourhoods housing management and workers, including several heritage buildings figuring in the city’s evolution and development. Wander the streets of the English neighbourhood and the workers’ quarter of the old town, following a self-guided tour. On this walk you will discover the area’s past, its heritage buildings and its green spaces.


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  • Ville de Saguenay
  • Ministère de la culture, des communications et de la condition féminine
  • Patrimoine Canadien
  • Association touristique régionale du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Réseau muséal et patrimonial du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Corporation de vitalisation de Kénogami
  • Corporation des métiers d'art du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
  • CAA Québec
  • Desjardins Arvida-Kénogami
  • Ici Radio-Canada

Contact Info

1994, rue Price, C.P. 2314
Jonquière (Québec) G7X 7X8

Téléphone : (418) 695-7278
Télécopieur : (418) 695-7172
info@sirwilliamprice.com

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