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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.

Departure from the Place du Général de Gaulle and arrival at the Arche Museum

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 05

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.

Departure and arrival at the Arche Museum

Saint-Pierre
L'Arche Musée et Archives
Rue du Onze novembre
508 41 04 35
2020
The « Rencontres territoriales du tourisme » prizes are awarded by the Collectivité Territoriale of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon.

They reward excellence, support private initiatives and aim to boost and stimulate the local tourism sector.

Bus tour of the island of Saint-Pierre

Since 1985 and thanks to three generations of knowledgeable tour guides and passionate drivers, Tourisme Roulet offers daily guided tours of Saint-Pierre, bringing together history, culture, and heritage. Sit comfortably as we tell you our story !

Saint-Pierre
+508 41 44 81

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

Steve invites you to discover his archipelago in the comfort of his 7-seater van. His customers get more than just a tour of the island - they get personalized service thanks to different packages: greetingv and accompanying you upon arrival, day or evening island discovery tour, samplings of local products - Frenchi's tours is at your service, making your visit an unforgettable one.

Saint-Pierre
+508 55 69 13
2013
The « Rencontres territoriales du tourisme » prizes are awarded by the Collectivité Territoriale of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon.

They reward excellence, support private initiatives and aim to boost and stimulate the local tourism sector.

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

Pioneers 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. Meet on the Ile aux marins shuttle wharf (15min crossing). End of the tour at the Achipelitude Museum, Ile aux marins.

Saint-Pierre
L'Arche Musée et Archives
Rue du Onze novembre
508 41 04 35
2018
The « Rencontres territoriales du tourisme » prizes are awarded by the Collectivité Territoriale of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon.

They reward excellence, support private initiatives and aim to boost and stimulate the local tourism sector.

Les Zigotos : Dory Tour

The Zigotos are a group of friends fascinated by the dories, traditional boats of our archipelago.

Embark with our captain and ship’s boy for a unique trip ! Whether in the « St Etienne » listed historical monument, the « 2 Pierre » and its original design, or « Larry », the youngest member of the fleet in Basque colors, you will live an out of the ordinary and exotic experience.

Saint-Pierre
"atelier père Pierre" rue du 11 novembre
05-08-55-41-04

Marine wildlife tour

On this boat trip, there's no predetermined route. We leave you in the hands of the "Jeune France"'s captain, whose keen eye will guide the ship to a spot where you can view marine mammals in their natural habitat.

Saint-Pierre
Place du Général de Gaulle
+508 41 08 75

Prohibition
Fraudulent Alcohol and Providential Trade

1922, Saint-Pierre : a legendary Rum-Runner arrives in an empty harbour, hit by the recession since the beginning of the 20th century. This would be the starting point of an unexpected and salutary prosperity. Between North-American bans and French interests, dive at the heart of alcohol smuggling !

Departure from l'Arche and arrival at the Museum Héritage.

Saint-Pierre
Rue du Onze novembre
508 41 04 35

Royal Support

Royal Support offers different tours that sure will meet your expectations ! Whether it is a 1 hour tour or a 3 hours tour, Bertrand knows how to guide you through the big history of Saint-Pierre and its little stories !
Learn more on Trip Advisor

Saint-Pierre
+ (508) 55 42 55

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 Micro-Folie Saint-Pierre

The Micro-Folie Saint-Pierre is a free digital cultural space for the general public. It welcomes the public for various events and exhibitions, and opens its doors twice a week for free visits to discover the four modules that make it up.

- The Digital Museum: Available in several languages, this virtual gallery of more than 2,000 works of art from the greatest national and international museums (the Louvre, Versailles, Universcience, etc.), visible on a giant screen connected to touch-screen tablets, allows each visitor to obtain, at his or her own pace, all the information on the works of art that hold their attention.

- The Virtual Reality space: Fly over the Mont-Blanc, swim with dolphins, walk in the Bar at the Folies Bergères by Manet... all this becomes possible in the Virtual Reality space of the Micro-Folie Saint-Pierre, thanks to headsets offering 360° content.

- The stage area: Concerts, conferences, shows of all kinds take place on the stage area of the Micro-Folie, organized with local artists or elsewhere!

- The toy library : Books, games, workshops, crafts, this playful and friendly space allows the whole family to express their creativity and learn while having fun.

To marvel, to learn, to surpass oneself, to have fun, to create and to share, such are the experiences that the Micro-Folie Saint-Pierre promises, it's up to you to make it your own!

You can come alone from 12 years old and access the virtual reality space without being accompanied by an adult from 13 years old.

Saint-Pierre
16 rue Georges Daguerre
+508 41 10 91

The Micro-Folie Saint-Pierre

The Micro-Folie Saint-Pierre is a free digital cultural space for the general public. It welcomes the public for various events and exhibitions, and opens its doors twice a week for free visits to discover the four modules that make it up.

- The Digital Museum: Available in several languages, this virtual gallery of more than 2,000 works of art from the greatest national and international museums (the Louvre, Versailles, Universcience, etc.), visible on a giant screen connected to touch-screen tablets, allows each visitor to obtain, at his or her own pace, all the information on the works of art that hold their attention.

- The Virtual Reality space: Fly over the Mont-Blanc, swim with dolphins, walk in the Bar at the Folies Bergères by Manet... all this becomes possible in the Virtual Reality space of the Micro-Folie Saint-Pierre, thanks to headsets offering 360° content.

- The stage area: Concerts, conferences, shows of all kinds take place on the stage area of the Micro-Folie, organized with local artists or elsewhere!

- The toy library : Books, games, workshops, crafts, this playful and friendly space allows the whole family to express their creativity and learn while having fun.

To marvel, to learn, to surpass oneself, to have fun, to create and to share, such are the experiences that the Micro-Folie Saint-Pierre promises, it's up to you to make it your own!

You can come alone from 12 years old and access the virtual reality space without being accompanied by an adult from 13 years old.

Saint-Pierre
16 rue Georges Daguerre
+508 41 10 91

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

CENTRE D’INFORMATION TOURISTIQUE
SAINT-PIERRE

Place du Général de Gaulle
BP 4208 - CP 97500 - Saint-Pierre
Phone:+508 41 02 00
Contact St-Pierre

CENTRE D’INFORMATION TOURISTIQUE
MIQUELON

MNE - Place des Ardilliers
BP 4208 - CP 97500 - Miquelon-Langlade
Phone: +508 41 61 87
Contact Miquelon

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