Current Exhibitions

Like a Fish in Water!

June 12, 2018, to January 6, 2019

Be Like A Fish in Water and discover this colourful interactive exhibition that takes you deep into the world of fish. Through sometimes amusing questions, colloquial expressions, games, an immersive zone, pictures and videos, our fish reveal many unknown, and sometimes comical facts about their lives. Environmental repercussions and the fundamental roles played by aquatic animals are also emphasized throughout the exhibition. A unique source of information and fun for the whole family!

A Musée du Fjord production with financial support from Canada Heritage.

Look at our complete program 2018-2019 : Museum Program 2018-19

Under the Surface: X-Rays of Arctic Fish

May 8, 2018, to January 6, 2019

This outlandish exhibition takes you into the very heart of ichthyology. See X-rays of fish specimens from the cold waters of the Canadian Arctic and discover their anatomy and life story.

A Canadian Museum of Nature production, with the support of Heritage Canada’s Museums Assistance Program.

The Fjord Aquarium

Permanent discovery space

Dive into this live laboratory and let yourself be immersed into the marine depths of the Saguenay Fjord. In our giant seawater aquarium you will discover an incredible marine fauna. Handle starfish, sea cucumbers, see urchins, and the other species that dwell in our touch pool. Interact with our fish on our immense interactive screen and ask questions to our virtual fish. They will reveal their identity and otherwise well-kept secrets…

Watch the fish (aquarium), for invertebrates (touch pool) at feeding time. Check with the reception for schedule.


Permanent discovery space

Fascinating: our Vivarium displays exotic and flamboyant insects, as well other species from the province of Quebec. Observe hundreds of naturalized species and dozens of live specimens. Some can even be touched. Butterflies and dragonflies with vivid colours, hairy spiders, stick insects, grasshoppers… Get to know them and learn to love them! Also, discover surprising small animals! Hermit crabs, crabs, frogs, scorpions, and salamanders will ensnare you!

“Roots and dreams: a fresh look at the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region”

Permanent and entirely revamped exhibition

From colonization to population genetics, our new permanent exhibition depicts the many facets of the Saguenay‒Lac-Saint-Jean region. With the valuable scientific insight provided by the 40-year existence of the BALSAC database, the region is revealed in a new light, away from myths and prejudice. Discover an exceptional people’s history, through their murmurs and exuberance.


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Journey into the Heart of the Saguenay Fjord

Voyageaucoeurdufjord©JeanTremblayExperience a fantastic adventure and discover the Fjord’s supreme beauty! With unique technology, our multimedia show presents breathtaking aerial, land, and underwater images of the Saguenay Fjord. This sensational journey propels spectators into the heart of the Fjord’s formation and evolution. Experience this breathtaking immersive show!

Our multilingual show, Journey into the Heart of the Saguenay Fjord, was specially created for the Musée du Fjord. This immersive experience into the majestic Saguenay Fjord allows each participant to choose between 5 languages, to better comprehend the scientific information discussed during the projection. The languages offered are German, English, Spanish, French, and Italian.

Presentation schedule (summer)

Expérience multimédia Musée du Fjord PHOTO Jean Tremblay

Has been made possible thanks to the financial support of le ministère du Tourisme du Québec, Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions Promotion Saguenay, Hatem + D, Rio Tinto Alcan, Caisses Desjardins de La Baie, Bell Alliant, and many other partners.


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