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Cite d'Histoire et d'Archeologie de Montreal

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great history

this is probably one of the highlight of our visit in Montreal. The displays and narrative of the... read more

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A must see

Do not miss this. So well done and if you know nothing about the history of Montréal you will when... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

this is probably one of the highlight of our visit in Montreal. The displays and narrative of the events and times make you feel that you are there. worth every minute.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Levi_Aray
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Do not miss this. So well done and if you know nothing about the history of Montréal you will when you are finished. So well done and so interesting.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

Don't miss this one, exhibitions are amazing, the set up of the buildings are worth more popularity, we loved it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Talk about a great display! What a treat that we were able to catch the queens of Egypt before it left Montreal. Super informative and a great setup! Not to mention all the sarcophagi! Incredible!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CalgaryFoodie2
Reviewed October 23, 2018

The remains of the "city below city", carefully preserved, provide an historical understanding of Montreal. This permanent exhibit itself is interesting. During our trip, the museum had an extraordinary exhibit on the Queens of Egypt.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ro C
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

A museum not to be missed! It is rare to find a museum which is both substances and dramatic. This museum meets that test. Located near the water a few blocks from Place Jacques-Cartier, the museum is located near the water on the site of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert L
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This was a very interesting and extremely well thought out museum. There was a lot to see and learn for everyone about the origins of the city and how it became what it is today.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CabanaWoman
Reviewed August 25, 2018

This museum, built over the top of the remanents of old Montreal and spread over a number of buildings, has a interesting set of experiences to be enjoyed. Whether it's walking through the old sewer or having the signature of an treaty signature float across...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ann T
Reviewed July 24, 2018

This museum is very unique in that you get to actually see some of the ruins that are being described. It provides an excellent review of the history of Montreal and is done first class. In addition, they currently have a wonderful exhibit on the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Infognito
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Learn the history of Montreal in a fun and creative way. Mostly underground. Many artifacts to explore, videos to watch, sounds to listen to. Learn about and see remaining structures of the original Fort Ville-Marie, Burial Grounds, Marketplace, Old Custom House, and Sewer. We only...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 186christinat
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