The Montreal Heritage Calendar

Day by day. Have fun discovering the many attractions in and around Montreal.

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June 13, 2018

All the lifelong day! The triumphs and tragedies of a working-class neighbourhood

» Écomusée du fier monde

Discover the tale of the Centre-Sud, a microcosm of the Industrial Revolution in Montreal. Come witness the impact of industry on labour and on the living conditions of working-class families.

A worker in the Hydraulic Machinery factory, circa 1900.

Fonds Hydraulic Machinery, Écomusée du fier monde

From Mystical Ideal to Seigniorial Venture: the Priests of Saint Sulpice in Montreal

» Les Prêtres de Saint-Sulpice de Montréal in collaboration with La Ville de Montréal, le Ministère de la Culture

For the first time ever, the Saint Sulpice Seminary is opening its doors to the public!

@ UCSS

Old Montreal East: A captivating walking tour

» Guidatour

With a professional guide, explore this walking tour full of information on history and architecture, and many anecdotes revealing the secrets of Old Montreal from yesterday to today!

Itinerary: includes the inside of Notre-Dame Basilica, goes towards Cours Le Royer and finishes at Bonsecours Market. (Adults : $ 26.50 - Seniors & Students : $ 24.00 - Children (6-12 years) : $ 15.00). Reservation mandatory for the visit scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays in March, April, November and December and recommended every other time of the year.

Old Montreal VIP Guided Tour

» Guidatour

Semi-private walking tour (6 people max./group) of Old Montréal with a professional guide. Experience a personalized tour with some special attentions such as a beverage and rest stop treat.

Semi-private walking tour of Old Montréal VIP by Guidatour

Guidatour / Montréal Ghosts

Old Montréal West: A captivating walking tour

» Guidatour

With a professional guide, explore this walking tour full of information on history and architecture, and many anecdotes revealing the secrets of Old Montreal from yesterday to today!

Itinerary: includes the inside of Notre-Dame Basilica, goes towards Mc Gill Street and finishes in front of Pointe-à-Callière Museum. (Adults : $ 26.50 - Seniors and Students : $ 24.00 - Children (6-12 years) : $ 15.00). French tour upon reservation! Reservation mandatory for the visit scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays in March, April, November and December and recommended every other time of the year.

PARIS ON DISPLAY: 18TH-CENTURY BOUTIQUES

» Musée Stewart

Take a trip to the French capital this spring through our exhibition Paris on display: 18th-century boutiques. Explore the city’s historical districts where the boutiques of the period were located.

© Stewart Museum

Shalom Montreal Stories and Contributions of the Jewish Community

» Musée McCord d'histoire canadienne

Come and discover how the Jewish community has participated in the city’s growth and development during the 20th century in Montreal.

Exhibition view

© Marilyn Aitken –McCord Museum

Unearthing Montreal's luminous past : A living archeological legacy

» Château Ramezay - Musée et site historique de Montréal in collaboration with Desjardins

For the City’s 375th anniversary, come see an exhibit featuring the archeology of Montreal.

Inspired by the publication Lumières sous la ville : Quand l’archéologie raconte Montréal, and for the City’s 375th anniversary, the Château Ramezay is presenting an exhibit featuring the archeology of Montreal. Visitors will have an opportunity to get a close-up look at some of the artifacts which illustrate the lives of those who have lived on this island, from prehistoric Aboriginal peoples to industrial era Montrealers. This book, published in fall 2016 by Recherches amérindiennes du Québec, was written under the direction of archeologists Anne-Marie Balac and François C. Bélanger. The book is available for purchase at the Château Ramezay's bookstore.

Picture of the exhibition Unearthing Montreal's luminous past : A living archeological legacy!

©PÀC, photo : Alain Vandal

Wearing our Identity – The First Peoples Collection

» Musée McCord d'histoire canadienne

This permanent exhibition gives to the visitors an opportunity to understand the importance of clothing in the communication and cultural identity of First Nations.

Permanent exhibition of the McCord Museum - open all the time

Inside the permanent exhibition of the McCord Museum Wearing our Identity – The First Peoples Collection

© McCord Museum

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The Montreal Heritage Calendar was produced by Héritage Montréal in collaboration with the Montreal Heritage Network and its partners.