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Cite d'Histoire et d'Archeologie de Montreal

350, Place Royale, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3Y5, Canada
+1 514-872-9150
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Excellent historical perspective! Hidden Gem!

Learn the history of Montreal in a fun and creative way. Mostly underground. Many artifacts to... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Christina T
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Very Interesting!

We popped in here on a rainy day and were pleasantly surprised. Keep in mind that we were with 3... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
benton2569
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Willington, Connecticut
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“sewer” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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350, Place Royale, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3Y5, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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Reviewed 3 January 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

Thank Christina T
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We popped in here on a rainy day and were pleasantly surprised. Keep in mind that we were with 3 teenagers and at least two out of the three had a great time exploring. When your 14 and 18 year old seek you out and...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

If you want to understand the heritage of this fine city, this is the place for you. I really enjoyed the multi-media presentation at the start and then going down into the bowels of the museum, which are also the footings of the old city....More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by this museum. I really liked that they built the museum around an actual archaeological site, so as we walked through the museum, we saw what was left of the old buildings and learned what the buildings were used for. I...More

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Here's the thing about archaeological digging: the place has to be very old to get buried, but Montreal (or any other modern city in North America) simply isn't old enough. Most of it is still above ground and still looking great. The only thing to...More

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festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a
celebrated part of the city that explodes into
fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its
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