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Centre d'Histoire de Montreal

335 place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3T1, Canada
+1 514-872-3207
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Located in a former fire station, this museum explores Montreal's history from the 1600s to the present.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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335 place d'Youville, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3T1, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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"small museum"
in 13 reviews
"temporary exhibition"
in 6 reviews
"great overview"
in 5 reviews
"city's history"
in 5 reviews
"interactive museum"
in 2 reviews
"different attractions"
in 2 reviews
"love history"
in 2 reviews
"special exhibit"
in 5 reviews
"small entrance fee"
in 2 reviews
"first nations"
in 3 reviews
"interesting place"
in 2 reviews
"great museum"
in 3 reviews
"scandal"
in 17 reviews
"expo"
in 11 reviews
"mafia"
in 3 reviews
"settlement"
in 4 reviews
"beginnings"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice place to know more about the evolution of Montreal with an excellent location. Special thanks to our guide from Candiac!!

Thank Vanessa M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If want to learn more about the history of Montréal, that is the place. With its 5 rooms it covers from the beginning of the colonization until our days. The second floor is dedicated to expositions.

Thank clpires
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They have done a fabulous job with the history of Vieux Montreal. Things are broken into 50 year increments, and the exhibits are very nicely executed. Highly recommended.

Thank Michael V
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

The staff where so helpful and polite, great insight into how Montreal came to be, and interesting look at how it became so diverse. Nice few different exhibitions on too.

Thank Graham D
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is a small museum but it gives you a lot of information on Montreal. This is one of the most reasonable priced museum so if you plan to visit a few museums get a city pass.

Thank casew75
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is quite a small museum. On the ground floor there is an exhibition of the history of Montreal. On the first floor there is a current exhibition about expo 67. It is very interesting to hear how this expo changed the city.

Thank md1mm
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Come and visit and learn about our history plus how Montreal was inhabited in our earlier days,enjoy

Thank Kat2955
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I really enjoyed visiting this place to understand the City of Montreal better. Many historical aspects were clarifying.

Thank ccfcarol
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a charming bi-lingual interactive museum. The first floor is all about the history of Montreal itself. the top 2 floors house visiting exhibitions. The current exhibition is all about Expo 67. At one point you are taken on a virtual ride through the...More

1  Thank meg1952
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Well done review of Montreal's beginnings, with computer graphics enhancing historical drawings. Three floors. Top floor dedicated to the Montreal '67 Expo, which was cool. An easy visit, but very well done.

2  Thank GoDucks99
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goldw19
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Response from Leigh61 | Reviewed this property |
1-2 hours, depending how many exhibits you go to and how much you read of the signage
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