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Bibliotheque et Archives Nationales du Quebec

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Thank you for helping me discover my history

My number one goal in visiting Montreal is to understand my father's family history. I was very... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2019
Kyle M
Fountain, Colorado
Splendid design!

The national archives building looks a bit unobtrusive from the street but the inside of the... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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475 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Est, Montreal, Quebec H2L 5C4, Canada
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Reviewed March 21, 2019

My number one goal in visiting Montreal is to understand my father's family history. I was very blessed to be able to trace my mother's side of the family back to the UK and London. However, I knew very little about my father's side beside...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kyle M
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The national archives building looks a bit unobtrusive from the street but the inside of the library is worth a visit. It is beautiful. You need to register and deposit your coat/backpack in a locker (free) and then to the library. There are three giant...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

My grandfather remarried and moved to Montreal more than 60 years ago. My father and his siblings had minimal contact with my grandfather after that. He passed and we did not know where he was buried. Through the phenomenal efforts of the researchers at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

Great place to find anything you want for studying or your personal interest: books in different languages for different ages, CDs with music, films or games, even gramophones with records and a room where you can listen to it. You can work at the computer...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

The place to be of you need to rent a book, music album or anything. Well located at berri uqam, easy access

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

The Archives are on the upper floors. The staff is extremely helpful and bilingual at this location but watch your time or you won't get to the goodies. The set up is peaceful and computers are available. If you know french you will be in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

A great resource for locals and a cool place to stop in the Latin quarter to cool off and rest a moment. Always some interesting multimedia happening.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Excellent library with large collection of both French and English books. Beautiful building, modern, clean, quiet. Nice areas to sit and study. Also nice lounge areas to browse through books. Elevators and stairs to all floors.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank patdmhab
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Great place to go read, relax, watch a movie on the 4th floor. The view is spectacular. They have loads of tables to go work if you are studying

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 442joseph
Reviewed May 13, 2017

im going to this library sinc eit opened ,before it used to be on sherbrooke street ...you can find any document in the world you want ..iove books

Date of experience: May 2017
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Response from turaevalora | Reviewed this property |
is a 4 floors library on the 4 th floors are movies music and all audio ,in the basement. is. for the kids ,not really and. excursion place ,is really get a tons of books and. fins. a comfy chair and read