Maison Historique George-Etienne Cartier, Montreal

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The Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site is a historic house museum in Old Montreal commemorating the life and accomplishments of Sir George-Étienne Cartier. This reconstitution of the adjoining homes of the Cartier family features the architectural heritage left by the upper middle class of 19th-century Montreal, along with interpretive activities and theatrical performances.It was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1964.
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  • Despite a broad interest in history, this American really didn't know much about how Canada came to be. This home of one of the nation's founders tells the story in easy detail while also exploring th...  more »
  • We went to this beautiful Museum in old Montreal that admission is free this year on the occasion of the 150 th anniversary of Confederation and our visit exceeded our expectations. Located in the House that George - Étienne Cartier in his life, this museum allows you to see how a family more than 150 years ago lived while allowing to understand this great person in Canadian history who fought the British rule as Patriot while becoming one of the fathers of Confederation in 1867. Presentations are clear and the Museum makes use of modern presentation techniques among others at the level of the reasons to vote. It is not quite known in Montreal as it is easily accessible!
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  • Major benefit - the visit might inspire you to learn more about the politics of 1850 to confederation; this man was influential and a bridge builder. The house itself is 'restored' but more along the ...  more »
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  • Small but impeccible. Beautiful little museum
  • Interesting restored mansion of one of the founders of confederation. Informative and photogenic.
  • Great museum about one of Canada's most prominent politicians. Amazingly restored Victorian mansion.
  • This is a short visit that worth this is a great walk in the past.
  • Small museum but interesting. The apartments are well renovated. Taking his time as a time of visit. Enjoy free until the end of the year 2017 for the 150 years of the Canada.
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