Centre d'Histoire de Montreal, Montreal

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#15 of 64 in Museums in Montreal
Gain insight into Montreal's history at Centre d'Histoire de Montreal, which comprehensively explores the city's past--from 1535 to the present day. Located in an attractive heritage building, the museum rotates a number of temporary exhibits touching on various aspects of the city's history alongside a permanent exhibition hall. Included among these are old photographs, maps, and items encompassing over 4,000 artifacts connected to the city's most prominent residents. Sit back and enjoy the many videos of stories and music from historical Montreal. PutCentre d'Histoire de Montreal into our Montreal day trip app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Great place to visit, you can spend an hour or several, proceed through history at your own pace. I learned so much about Montreal in such a short time, I never knew about the quiet revolution of the....  more »
  • This museum is in a beautiful old firehall in Old Town. We enjoyed learning a lot about Montreal's history as well as exploring an entire floor dedicated to Expo '67. I would have liked to have...  more »
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  • Great place to learn about the history of Montréal, allow for 2-3 hrs to walk through all exhibits. Nice location in a historic building, with easy access from a number of subway stations or walking from downtown and the Old Port. Knowledgeable, friendly staff. Student discounts available.
  • Great place to learn about the history of Montreal. It's stunning

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