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Pointe-a-Calliere Museum, Montreal
(4/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
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. Take a look at our Montreal vacation trip planner to schedule your visit to Pointe-a-Calliere Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This is a small archaelogical and history museum and has a fine location near the river and many restaurants. It is a nice place to go on a rainy day, it takes about a half day to wander around. 
  • The early building walls and fortifications are well preserved and displayed in this museum. The museum chronicles the early development of the city. A very good film also explains the founding of the...  more »
  • We went here on a Sunday afternoon. The exhibit takes you down under the streets of Montreal where you can see remnants of old building foundations. Very interesting tour that did a great job of expla...  more »