Magog

Magog

Situated at the northern extremity of Lake Memphremagog, Magog is a popular tourist destination.


Magog

There are daily free audioguided visits to learn about the history and heritage of Magog. The heritage tours cover the three oldest districts of urban Magog. Simply follow the suggested route at your own pace or amble following your imagination with a map indicating the numbers that correspond to commentaries recorded on the audioguide.
 

In addition to the historical and architectural commentaries, three writers from the region, one art historian, one historian, and a former Magog textile worker all tell you their stories. The audioguides are available in English and French.

Magog: must-see

Tourist information office Magog (55, rue Cabana, Magog, 819 843-2744 ou 1 800 267-2744, www.tourisme-memphremagog.com): True nature welcomes you! The Memphremagog region invites you to share its lifestyle. Favorite destination for holidays and getaways. The tourist information office will help you plan a pleasant stay that will meet your expectations. Office hours : Usually from June through August, daily from 8:30 to 7; September through June, daily from 9 to 5.


Magog Historical Society (95, rue Merry, local 024, 819 843-4893, info@histoiremagog.com): The Magog Historical Society is accessible from the parking lot of Parc des Braves, on rue Principale. Pick up a flyer which will guide you along a walking tour highlighting local historical buildings. Guided tours are available during the summer months.


Centre d'arts visuel (61 Merry Nord, Magog, www.arts-orford.org): Magog’s Centre d’arts visuels houses an art gallery, which helps exhibit the work of the artists members of the Comité d’action culturelle and promote the Circuit des arts Memphrémagog, the EstivArts, and Visa-Art.

It also houses the Musée international d’art naïf de Magog, the only museum in Canada entirely devoted to naïve art. From November 8 to 18, 2012, the gallery exhibited old photos that recall the built heritage of Magog and its people. Visual arts centre: 61 Merry Nord, Magog, QC  J1X 2E7.

Timetable: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from June 15 to September 3. From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday starting September 5. Free admission.

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