1 chemin du Musée,
Lachine Borough H8S 4L9
Located next to the St. Lawrence River, the Lachine museum offers an experience combining contemporary art, archaeology and history. In addition to its 17th-century buildings, it includes an adjacent outdoor museum with 50 fabulous sculptures by well-known contemporary artists.
2901 Saint-Joseph Blvd
Lachine Borough H8S 4B7Founded in Lachine in the 19th century, the Dawes Black Horse Brewery was incredibly successful in Quebec until the 1950s.The brewery was originally a complex of buildings, of which, only five remain standing in Lachine today.Learn more
201 Des Pins West
Montréal H2W 1R5
This museum tells the fascinating tale of Montréal’s birth and the founding of the Hôtel-Dieu hospital by Jeanne Mance, Canada’s first secular nurse. Learn about the Hospitallers of St. Joseph and how they cared for the sick. You’ll come away with admiration for a group of women who had a profound influence on the development of health care in Montréal.
1001, rue Lenoir, local E-206, Montréal (Québec) H4C 2Z6
This museum, housed in the former RCA Victor factory, pays tribute to Emile Berliner, inventor of the gramophone and recording. Its vast collections are invaluable for anyone wishing to know more about the history and development of technology using electromagnetic waves.
12435, avenue de la Miséricorde
Montréal H4J 2G3Learn about taboos, scandals and secrets of yesteryear when you tour this museum devoted to the fascinating history of how the Misericordia Sisters assisted unwed mothers and their children. The work of Rosalie Cadron-Jetté (1794-1864), the community’s founder, is still appreciated today.Learn more
2900, rue Édouard-Montpetit, Local D-129
Montréal H3T 1J4
If you’re looking for curiosities, you mustn’t miss this museum on the history of dentistry from the 18th century to the present. The collection of artifacts with odd uses and fascinating descriptions will make you appreciate how far dentistry has come!Learn more
3721, avenue Henri-Julien
Montréal H2X 3H4
The Regimental Museum retraces the history and exploits of the oldest francophone Montréal battalion in the Canadian Armed Forces: Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal. It is housed in a magnificent armoury, declared a historic and heritage site by the city of Montréal. The building alone is worth a visit.