Discover the history that shaped Kénogami

The Centre d’histoire Sir-William-Price offers various exhibitions and activities that explore the history of Kénogami and Jonquière from a new perspective.

Schedule Every Sunday from 10 am to 5pm
Address 1194 Price Street, P.O. Box 2314, Jonquière, Quebec, G7X 7X8
Schedule and prices

The in-house exhibition, Œuvres sur papier (Works on Paper) is located inside the Centre d’histoire Sir-William-Price and is available every Sunday from 10am to 5pm during activities and by advanced booking for groups of 10 people or more. The travelling exhibitions are permanently available.

You can find Du Culte à l’histoire (From Worship to History) at the park Ball and at the corner of Sainte-Famille and Du Roi-George, and the exhibition Des Acadiens (Acadians) at the corner of Sainte-Famille and Boul. du Royaume.


  • Acadians

    This exhibition covers the history of Acadians from the colonization to their presence in Kénogami today. It addresses the deportation, the migrations and, most importantly, the Acadian families originating from Îles de la Madeleine, Côte-Nord and the Maritime provinces, who came to settle here over a century ago. Following the journey of these families, the […]

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  • A Paper History

    At the corner of Du Roi-Georges and Sainte-Famille streets, in dowtown Kenogami, you will find an industrial artifact on display, a groundwood grinding stone. Discover its importance in the paper manufacturing process through interpretation panels.

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  • Works on Paper

    This exhibition focuses on portraits of the Price Brothers company (1930-1960). Inaugurated in June 2012, it tells the great adventure of thousands of craftsmen of the pulp and paper empire in the mid-20th century. A jewel in the crown of Canada and Quebec economy at the time, the forest products harvesting and processing not only […]

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  • From Worship to History

    The St. James the Apostle chapel is a key monument in the history of Kénogami. Through its connection to the community, it has always brought people from various backgrounds together. Come visit this chapel; its history will undoubtedly fascinate you.

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Our mission

Identify, study, document, and bring to life the tangible and intangible heritage of Arvida, Kénogami, and Jonquière. Our goal is to ensure its enhancement, promotion, preservation, appropriation by the community and transmission to future generations, following the principles of ecomuseology.

Photo: William Price (1789-1867) Source: Sir-William-Price History Centre, C13/014.