Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal
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.
Good to know: Guided tours of the garden and of the chapel during summer.
Monday : Closed
Tuesday to Friday : 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Access for persons with mobility impairments
- Gift Shop
The museum reveals the origins of Montréal and of the Hotel Dieu which was founded by Jeanne Mance, the arrival in 1659 of the Hospitallers of St. Joseph and the evolution of medicine and nursing.