Écomusée du fier monde
2050, Atateken (Amherst) Street
Montréal H2L 3L8
The Écomusée du fier monde invites you to travel back to the time of the Industrial Revolution! As a history and a community museum, we encourage you to explore the history of labour and reflect on the social issues in the area. The Écomusée is situated in the former Généreux public bath, a magnificent example of 1920s architecture.
Wednesday : 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday and Friday : 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Access for persons with mobility impairments
From September 12 2019 to February 9 2020With the help of images of archival documents and artifacts, discover the history of numerous institutions dealing with poverty, illness, and deviance (prisons, orphanages, asylums) that have marked working-class neighbourhoods like the Centre-Sud since the mid 19th century.
Come witness the impact of industry on labour and on the living conditions of working-class families. Also explore the present-day reality in an ever-changing space.