J. Armand Bombardier Museum

J. Armand Bombardier Museum

February 16, 2009 09:30 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER : New Special Exhibit in Valcourt Celebrates Ski-Doo's First 50 Years


VALCOURT, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 16, 2009) - The J. Armand Bombardier Museum is pleased to invite you to the opening of a special exhibit, in collaboration with BRP, celebrating the evolution of the snowmobile from 1959 to 2009 in honour of the 50th Anniversary of the Ski-Doo®. Honorary chair of the event is Madame Janine Bombardier, eldest daughter of the renowned inventor.

WHEN: February 20, 2009

TIME: 1 pm to 4:30 pm Tour of Exhibit
and test-drive snowmobile models
4:30 pm Official Opening and Cocktail Reception

WHERE: J. Armand Bombardier Museum
1001 J.-A. Bombardier Avenue
Valcourt, Quebec
(A map is available on the Museum's web site at

Guests of Honour: Bombardier Inc. and BRP Chairman Laurent Beaudoin
President and Chief Executive Officer of BRP,
Jose Boisjoli

About the J. Armand Bombardier Museum

Located in Valcourt, in the Eastern Townships region of Quebec, the J. Armand Bombardier Museum (www.bombardiermuseum.com) presents the life and work of the renowned inventor and entrepreneur Joseph-Armand Bombardier. The privately funded Museum also tells the story of the snowmobile industry, which was in large part launched by this Quebec visionary.

For more information, to request an interview or to test-drive different snowmobile models, the day of the event, please contact Allard Hervieu Communication.

Contact Information

  • Allard Hervieu Communication
    Marie-Christine Garon
    514-499-3030, extension 775
    Allard Hervieu Communication
    Veronique Gabrysz
    514-499-3030, extension 773