Montreal museum of archaeology and history

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Pointe-a-Calliere: Montreal Museum of archaeology and history by Marc Boudreau

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Visit the museum to learn how Montreal was founded. A major tourist attraction in the heart of the Old Montreal.
Marc Boudreau

Pointe-a-Calliere Museum

Terrific museum. Start with the 20 minute video and then roam through the various rooms over the excavated area. Wonderful way to learn the history of the area at your own pace. A great way to be introduced to the history of the city. The info is presented in many ways from multi media to static displays common in older museums We had two fantastic tour guides.

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By Evelyn Reid. Having the distinction of being the only sizeable archaeological museum in Canada, PAC houses underground remains showing off over 1, years of human activity as well as evidence dating back to 4, B. The recipient of over 50 awards, including the Governor General's Medal for Architecture, PAC is, contrary to its grounds, a youngster by museum standards, having only been around since You can't miss it. Stand on the very birthplace of Montreal. Explore years of history in PAC's underground routes and archaeological crypt.

Every year, the Museum also holds three national and international temporary exhibitions as well as a full and constantly changing program of cultural activities for young people and families. Lawrence and a small river that flowed into it. This homage also recognized the restoration and improvements made by the Museum. Both these honours are formal recognition of the heritage value of the sites and the Museum. Once completed, the sewer collector that made it possible to take the Little Saint-Pierre River underground in will become accessible to visitors over a length of metres and will offer a truly dramatic and memorable experience in the bowels of the earth of our city of old. The archaeological crypt, located in the Museum, beneath Place Royale, features the work of masons and tradesmen over the centuries. The building constitutes one of the first architectural elements indicated the British presence in the city.

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