Montreal Attractions

375 Years In The Heart Of It All: The Legacy Of Montréal's Women's Religious Communities

In the context of the 375th anniversary of the founding of the city, Maison Saint-Gabriel museum and historical site is proposing a new temporary exhibit that explores a seldom discussed topic. During this year of historical festivities, the museum is presenting, with 375 Years in the Heart of it All, the legacy of Montréal’s women’s religious communities. The exhibit will look at the history of Montréal’s women’s religious communities and the contributions they have made since the founding of Ville-Marie in 1642 to the present day.

In addition to this exhibit, there are several other museums throughout the city.

Nourrir Le Quartier Nourrir La Ville

Explore 200 years of food history in Montreal! Follow the evolution of products through different eras, see the beginnings of the food processing industry. It is an occasion to reflect on contemporary issues and to take note of grassroots initiatives making their mark on a modern city.

Illusions: The Art Of Magic

The exhibition will showcase its advertising and promotional mechanisms that relied on phantasmagoric imagery from magic’s golden age and. A selection of posters, most dating from the late 19th to early 20th centuries, will retrace the social history of this still active art form. These posters, both art and advertisement, are magnificent, large format chromolithographs that immortalize the magicians and the acts that marked the world of modern magic.

Cité Mémoire: A unique way to discover Montreal’s history and culture!

If you wish a personalized option, we offer private guided tours in several languages 7 days a week (300$ + taxes, maximum 12 participants).

The Cité Mémoire experience can also be done independently with the Montréal en Histoires free mobile app and the Grand Tableau Cité Mémoire.