Mordus de l’hiver 2021
- 6 February 2021
This year, the Mordus de l’hiver event was held virtually. We’ve created 3 ways for snowmobile enthusiasts and history buffs to delve deeper into the world of renowned inventor Joseph-Armand Bombardier and his vehicles!
Interview with collector Jany Rochon
Watch and listen as Raphaël Bourgeois, head of collections, and Jany Rochon, one of the biggest collectors of Bombardier vehicles in Quebec (and Canada), discuss their passion for snowmobiles. Join them as they visit Rochon’s personal collection; discover how his passion began, how many vehicles he owns, and the furthest he’s travelled to pick up a new vehicle.
Every year, our collections department receives hundreds of questions. Raphaël Bourgeois, head of the collections department, and Guy Pépin, curator of a number of collections on Joseph-Armand Bombardier and his vehicles, answer your questions. Here are some examples: What’s a Mark 1? Which snowmobile models are the safest and least safe to ride? What year did the Ski-Doo® start using the Rotax® engine?
The Museum’s 50th anniversary quiz
Take the quiz designed in celebration of the Museum’s 50th anniversary. Do you think you can answer all 24 answers correctly? Only a true expert stands a chance. The quiz includes four categories: the life of Joseph-Armand Bombardier and his company, his industrial vehicles, the Ski-Doo® snowmobile, and naturally, the history of the Museum.