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Nestled in the picturesque village of Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive in Charlevoix, la Papeterie-Saint-Gilles, papermaking Economuseum ® , is a business that makes various kinds of fine handcrafted papers. Visitors willl discover craftsmen at work, a museum of contemporary creations, the Mark Donohue art gallery and a boutique rich with our paper specialties.

For over 40 years, the mill has been passionately striving to develop and ceate, using that timeless and fascinating material: paper. The fine art of paperworking as developed by the Saint-Gilles Paper mill is now acclaimed beyond our borders.

This virtual visit will help you discover a one of a kind universe which spans the history of paper from ancient times up to the present methods of handcrafting used in this magical mill.

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« The heart of an ECONOMUSEUM ® lives in the very heart of the craftsman at work whose thousands of repeated gestures transform matter into useful, lovely, even fascinating objects
for the public to admire ! »

- Cyril Simard, President and Founder of Economuseum Québec and Atlantic