Pointe-a-Calliere: Montreal Museum of archaeology and history by Marc Boudreau
Montreal museum of archaeology and history
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
Pointe-a-Calliere Museum, Montreal: Hours, Address, Pointe-a-Calliere Museum Reviews: 4.5/5
Signing up enhances your TCE experience with the ability to save items to your personal reading list, and access the interactive map. Located at the very birthplace of the city, its sites, buildings and collections give visitors a tangible appreciation of its rich history. On 17 May , exactly years later, a museum of archaeology and history opened on a point of land at the confluence of the St. Lawrence and Saint-Pierre rivers. The museum is the only archaeology museum of its size in Canada.
Visit the museum to learn how Montreal was founded. A major tourist attraction in the heart of the Old Montreal.
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A Montreal Museums Profile: Pointe-à-Callière
Taxes are not included in the advertised price. Prices are subject to change without notice. Rebates for special events or days at the Museum are not applicable on tickets bought online. To purchase tickets: select the amount of tickets you want in each price category, click on Add to Cart , click on Checkout and proceed to purchase. A ticket gives access to all exhibitions, on any day. It's not a reservation.
Go to Google Maps. Prices include access to the multimedia media show Generations MTL , to the permanent and temporary exhibitions; taxes are included. Tickets bought online are valid for use at any date. During the exhibition Dinner is served! The offer is valid from June 6, , to October 13, Cannot be combined with any other offer. Cannot be used on Internet purchases.
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.