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Cultural Activities

Cultural Activities

A French territory

The influence of French architecture
With its French institutions and urban design in a North-American setting, the city of Saint-Pierre is unique. This tour will help you understand the city and its mix of architectural traditions.

Saint-Pierre
L'Arche Musée et Archives
Rue du Onze novembre
508 41 04 35

Anse à Henry

In search of our prehistoric past
On the trail of Our Pre-History. A walk throught the Anse à Henry archeological site, where history gets lost in the mists of time.

waterproof walking shoes are recommended.

Saint-Pierre
L'Arche Musée et Archives
Rue du Onze novembre
508 41 04 35

Arche Museum and Archives

Discover this must-visit cultural site, which is home to both the Archives and the Museum of the Territorial Collectivity of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon. The high-quality scenography allows visitors to step back in time and discover the history and stories of the archipelago, including the guillotine, kept here as a remembrance of the past.
Numerous events are offered year-round (exhibits, activities, workshops, shows, lectures, etc.) for the enjoyment of young and old alike!

Saint-Pierre
Rue du Onze novembre
508 41 04 35

Archipélitude Museum on l’île aux Marins

Located in the former public school of l’Île aux Marins, as well as in the Maison Jézéquel and the Maison Grise, this museum houses part of the collections belonging to the Association de Sauvegarde du Patrimoine de l’Archipel (association for the conservation of the archipelago’s heritage): objects from the past illustrating everyday practices and traditional know-how, in a period setting!

The guided tour is leaving from Saint-Pierre.

Saint-Pierre
Maison Jézéquel
Ile Aux Marins
508 55 89 90

Architecture and Heritage

Historical tour of the city
A loop through the city’s old districts to discover the various key themes that run through Saint-Pierre’s history and heritage: fishing, housing, the different types of architecture, fires and prohibition.

Saint-Pierre
L'Arche Musée et Archives
Rue du Onze novembre
508 41 04 35

Centre Culturel et Sportif

All year long, the Saint-Pierre Cultural and Sports Center organizes courses, concerts, film showings and lectures. Perfect if you’re an art lover, film buff, athlete, or just curious—whether you live here or are visiting!

Saint-Pierre
Boulevard de Port-en-Bessin
508 41 13 70

Francoforum (French Language Institute)

This organization offers several immersion programs to meet demand and the needs of particular audiences (school groups, students, adults in continuing education programs, individuals). The archipelago becomes a big classroom for language learners! You’ll explore French culture through language practice, tours, history, etc.

Programs:
- Program for school groups (April to June)
- Program for teachers
- Cultural discovery program for tourists
- French for beginners and beyond
- English for beginners and beyond
- Winter camp (February)
- Summer camp (June - July)
- Customized classes (September to April)

Saint-Pierre
Boulevard de Port-en-Bessin
508 41 24 38

Frenchi's Tours

The Frenchi's Tours are guided tours adapted to your personal taste. You will have to chose between several packages which propose tour of the island, nature discovery, shopping accompanying and BBQ or wine tasting. You will find all you wish for!
See the various packages

Saint-Pierre
508 55 69 13

Heritage Museum

If you enjoy learning about the history of the archipelago, the Heritage Museum is a must. It displays objects that testify to the social, economic and religious development of the last two centuries.

Saint-Pierre
1bis rue Maître Georges Lefèvre
508 41 58 88

Ile-aux-Marins

The frontier island

Outside the port of Saint-Pierre, Ile-aux-Marins, buffeted by winds and waves, long witnessed the fate of a community of fishermen and pioneers. The remnants of the intense human activity undertaken by the inhabitants, who often faced harsh living conditions, can be observed by visiting the wharf, the cemetery, the gravel-strewn landscape, the gardens and the school.

The guided tour is leaving from Saint-Pierre.

Saint-Pierre
L'Arche Musée et Archives
Rue du Onze novembre
508 41 04 35

Saint-Pierre, fishing port

Fish and men
From the arrival of its first inhabitants, the city of Saint-Pierre and its coastline were developed around fishing. From the shore to the downtown area, this visit explains the history and workings of this industry which played a key role in all aspects of local life.

Saint-Pierre
Musée Arche et archives
Rue du Onze novembre
508 41 04 35

The cemetery

Searching for our ancestors
Through its various graves—some of which are unusual—Saint-Pierre’s cemetery evokes the history of its people. This tour tells of the origins of the inhabitants, the reasons they settled here and the tragic events and wars that often cost them their lives.

Saint-Pierre
L'Arche Musée et Archives
Rue du Onze novembre
508 41 04 35

The Municipal Multimedia Library

With significant local resources at its disposal (books, periodicals, maps, old photographs and other media), frequent exhibits and a children’s space, the multimedia library is the ideal place to enjoy a moment of peace between two outings.

Saint-Pierre
6 rue Albert Briand
508 41 31 99

Tour of the island of Saint-Pierre in a minivan

If you’re an explorer at heart, le Caillou Blanc offers you a short guided visit of the island, its city and its scenery aboard a minivan. This tour, which can be reserved in advance or, depending upon availability, the same day, can be tailored to fit your interests: Jean-Claude and Maryvonne will be happy to advise you!

Saint-Pierre
Le Caillou Blanc
2 Rue du Maine
508 55 74 22

Traditional housing

From basement to attic
A fascinating visit where you’ll learn about the houses of Saint-Pierre: their characteristics and how they evolved over time. You’ll discover how the lifestyle and needs of the people, as well as the setting, impacted Saint-Pierre’s architecture through the years.

Saint-Pierre
L'Arche Musée et Archives
Rue du Onze novembre
508 41 04 35

CENTRE D’INFORMATION TOURISTIQUE
SAINT-PIERRE

Place du Général de Gaulle
BP 4208 - CP 97500 - Saint-Pierre
Phone:+508 41 02 00
info@spm-tourisme.fr

CENTRE D’INFORMATION TOURISTIQUE
MIQUELON

MNE - Place des Ardilliers
BP 4208 - CP 97500 - Miquelon-Langlade
Phone: +508 41 61 87
mne@ct975.fr

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