Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex
350, place Royale
Vieux-Montréal H2Y 3Y5
Pointe-à-Callière offers visitors the opportunity to explore history through an original underground circuit leading through archaeological excavations. At the start of their visit, an immersive multimedia show presents a high-speed view of the city’s history, the remains come to life and the count down begins! The museum also offers temporary local and international exhibitions. For Montréal’s 375th anniversary, Pointe-à-Callière will inaugurate a new pavilion highlighting the fort de Ville-Marie.
Good to know : Amazing view from the belvedere Exclusive products at the Museum Shop L'Arrivage restaurant: an excellent table in Old Montréal.
Tuesday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Access for persons with mobility impairments
- Gift Shop
- Paid parking
With the Archaeo-Adventure workshop, exclusive to Pointe-à-Callière, the Museum gives young people and families a chance to experience a simulated archaeological dig, first on the site, then in the head archaeologist’s tent and the laboratory space.
Pointe-à-Callière is proud to present an exhibition on the history of telephony, from its beginnings in 1874 to the present, based on Bell's rich historical collections. Hello, Montréal!, to run throughout 2017, features some 250 items and archival photographs, documents and films.
Where Montréal Was Born takes visitors to the heart of an authentic archaeological site: the birthplace of Montreal.
Pirates or Privateers? is Pointe-à-Callière’s very first permanent exhibition specifically dedicated to young people and families.
Yours Truly, Montréal, created in collaboration with Montreal firm Moment Factory, whisks you off on a fascinating trip back in time.