Musee Pointe-a-calliereCurrently Closed
- Address: 350 Place Royale, Montreal, QC H2Y 3Y5, Canada
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: 1-5148729150
- Ticket Price: 1 CAD
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Museum, Family And Kids
Musee Pointe-a-calliere - Review
Pointe-a-Calliere takes into account and showcases archaeologically significant artifacts from each period in the city's past. The archaeological locales it ensures have processed one of the biggest archaeological accumulations in Canada.
In association with various schools, it leads an exploration program on the city's history and paleontology, and its accumulations incorporate antiquities and reports. The Museum's mission also includes the city's architecture and mechanical legacy. It endeavors to make travelers and the local people cognizant of their distant past, their legacy of today and yesterday, and everybody's role in safeguarding and advertising the legacy of the city.
Since it opened, the Museum has put forth more than thirty displays on topics identifying with nearby and global prehistoric studies, society, history and legacy, and multiculturalism. Supplementing this display system are training programs and social exercises that present school and college crowds and the overall population to different parts of paleontology. This important location should certainly be placed on the itinerary for all tourists who are visiting the city for the first time.
Musee Pointe-a-calliere Information
- Take some time to examine all of the displays.
How To reach Musee Pointe-a-calliere by Public Transport
- Metro Subway Station Place d’Armes (Line 2)
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Musee Pointe-a-calliere, Montreal Reviews
Nice museum featuring displays about local history and archeology. When it family visited, I joined a group of people listening to a tour guide. He was fantastic. Not simply knowledgeable about the content of the museum, he was also a great story teller and an animated personality. We all enjoyed the museum and then ate the lunch we packed at the picnic tables in the air conditioned dining room.
Really well thought out historical museum High quality displays. Good for kids and adults alike. Gives an excellent understanding of the history and development of Montreal as a city built on the efforts of pioneer families and their interaction with the native tribes. You can see the early foundations of the city Under your feet and get to walk through an early sewage collection tunnel which exhibits great craftsmanship
Well worth going, start with a dynamic projectors show every 1/2hr, headphones tell the story in 6 languages. Then wait for an experienced qualified archaeologist to take you in a tour of the ruins expanding on much more than the informative displays. (Alternates between French and English speaking tours) Allow 2-3hrs to see everything. For kids move about and explore all the little nooks and crannies, big pirate ship area when we were there. The old sewers link you between the several different areas, lifts between the floors making it accessible for all. We did as part of the 3 day museum pass (with or without transport)
Amazing!!! Fully accessible. Great air conditioning on hot days. Extremely interesting and beautiful. The price is a little steep but you won't visit another attraction like it so I think it is well worth the money. Parking in the area can be a real nightmare because it is located so close to the water.
This museum is relatively interesting. Do not go when exhausted or tired because a lot of parts are hard to figure out. It is a nice overview of the history of Montreal. The queens of Egypt exhibits were okay. I'm glad I went but I wouldn't chose to go again and I wouldn't pay full price for it.
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