Gemstone Cutting ÉCONOMUSÉE® de la taille de pierre

Gemstone Cutting ÉCONOMUSÉE® de la taille de pierre

Facing a majestic fjord, the gemstone cutting ÉCONOMUSÉE® offers visitors an unforgettable experience, the transformation of gemstones. Observe Giuseppe Benedetto cut, polish and engrave gemstones from Quebec, including amazonite, hypersthene and labradorite. Watch gemstones and fine stones become original works of art. Visitors can even experiment with some steps of the glass blowing and gemstone cutting processes.

Activities galore

Several activities are offered near the ÉCONOMUSÉE®, including tours of two other ÉCONOMUSÉE®, the soap making ÉCONOMUSÉE® (http://www.domainedelasavonniere.com) and the animal fibre craft and mohair ÉCONOMUSÉE® (http://www.chevrierdunord.com).

The completely revamped Musée du Fjord invites visitors to explore the captivating world of the Saguenay River Fjord (museedufjord.com). Cruises are also offered on the Fjord (http://www.croisieresdufjord.com) as are a wide range of activities, from sea kayaking to rafting and eco-safaris (nature immersion activity) and more! (http://www.organisaction.com)

For more information on the region, browse the following websites http://www.quebecvacances.com/activites/attractions_la-baie and http://www.saguenaylacsaintjean.ca

In short

Economusée opening hours

Open year round
Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Demonstration available upon reservation: Tuesday to Saturday
Adults $5 / Students $4 / Families $14 / Groups $4
Glass blowing and gemstone cutting demonstration package
Adults $8 / Students $5 / Families $16 / Groups $6, plus tax.

Location

3205, boul. Grande-Baie Sud
Saguenay, arr. La Baie QC
G7B 4L3
Canada

Webpage

http://www.touverre.com

E-mail

verresou@royaume.com

Telephone

418 544-1660

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