Paper making ÉCONOMUSÉE®
Papeterie St-Gilles

Learn about traditional handmade paper at this cultural venue in Quebec established in 1965 by Mgr Félix-Antoine Savard. Watch the artisan beat cotton fibres, press and calendar pulp and indigenous flower petals into unique paper. The boutique offers a selection of paper to inspire you for writing, watercolours, bookbinding, or choose silkscreens by the great masters.

  • Open year round
  • June to October
    Daily 9 am - 5 pm
  • November to May
    Upon reservation
  • Guided tours for groups upon reservation (fees apply)
  • Saturday and Sunday: 
production downtime, 
demonstrations available

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