335, place d'Youville
Old Montréal H2Y 3T1
The entire city's history captured in one place. The Centre d'histoire de Montréal opens the doors to a discovery of Montréal's many identities. Three floors of permanent and temporary exhibits offer a rich taste of the eventful and sometimes turbulent adventures of this metropolis.
280 Notre-Dame Street East
Vieux-Montréal H2Y 1C5
Montreal’s portal to its past, the Château Ramezay, was the first building in Québec to be classified an historic monument. Chosen as one of the 1001 Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die, the Château invites you to relive more than 500 years of history through its exhibits, its multimedia circuit (in six languages) and its French colonial garden.
1850 Lakeshore Drive, Dorval
Québec H9S 2E6
The Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage is dedicated to highlighting various events and people who featured prominently in the City’s history. Located in the former coach house of the Forest and Stream Club and enriched by an atrium offering an unparalleled view of Lake Saint-Louis, the Museum combines historic cachet, innovative multimedia installations and original exhibits to offer its visitors a unique experience in the heart of Dorval’s history.
7244 Lasalle Boulevard
Verdun H4H 1R4
Located along the St. Lawrence River, Maison Nivard-De Saint-Dizier is an outstanding example of rural architecture in the early days of the French regime. The foundations of the house, built in 1710, sit on the largest pre-historical archeological site on the island of Montréal, revealing Amerindian occupation that dates back over 5, 500 years ago.
400 Saint-Paul Street East
Vieux-Montréal H2Y 1H4
The history museum invites you to discover the life of an exceptionnal woman and to visit exhibits and an archaeological site that you will find captivating. Head for Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, 18th century jewel of our heritage, for an insight into Montréal's past.
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.
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.