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Pointe-à-Caillère: the Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History


To learn everything about the history of the city of Montreal, visit the Pointe-à-Caillère Museum.

This museum is located in Fort Ville-Marie, on a point of land between the St. Lawrence River and Petite Riviere. Paul Chomedey, Sieur de Maisonneuve, and Jeanne Mance inaugurated it in 1992 on the occasion of the festivities marking the 350th anniversary of the founding of the city.

Discover the history of Montreal, its changes and development from the period of the indigenous peoples until today, via the French and British influences and even the emergence of cinema in Quebec. The introduction to the visit begins in the form of a multimedia and digital spectacle. Do not miss the opportunity to go down to the archaeological site to better understand the fascinating past of the city.

Also note that new areas will be developed in the course of 2016, just in time for the celebration of the 375th anniversary in 2017.

350, place Royale
Montréal, QC H2Y 3Y5

+1 514 872 9150

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