Pointe-a-Calliere Museum, Montreal

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Experience a journey through Montreal's history at Pointe-a-Calliere Museum. Situated in Old Montreal, the museum was founded in 1992, on the city's 350th birthday. View relics and artifacts from almost every historical period, and explore the archaeological crypt where you can see foundations of some of the city's oldest buildings. Take advantage of interactive displays to learn about key moments in the city's history, discover the world of 18th-century sailors, or check out the website to see if the museum is hosting an interesting temporary exhibit during your visit. Make Pointe-a-Calliere Museum part of your personalized Montreal itinerary using our Montreal attractions tool .
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  • The history of the founding of Montreal is well presented in this museum. In a couple of hours, on a cold day, my husband and I appreciated this educational journey about how Montreal was founded. The...  more »
  • This exhibition and museum is well worth a visit no matter the time of year. Multi media and highly artistic exhibitions and displays tell the story of Montreal. The underground archaeology is well ma...  more »
  • If you want to learn when and where the city of Montreal was founded, Pointe-à-Callière museum explores Montreal's first archeological artefacts. In the lower part of the museum you can visit remnants...  more »

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