Featured - Temporary exhibitions

From February 13th 2016 to January 8th 2017
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In addition to its temporary exhibitions, Pointe-à-Callière offers all kinds of activities throughout the year: cultural events, lectures, symposia and special programs. It’s an exciting line-up of attractions, some of them free, that give you a chance to appreciate history, archaeology and Montréal’s many delights, both summer and winter.

Coming activities and events

From February 24th to August 28th 2016

Summer 1976. Montréal is pulsing with the energy of elite sport. Thanks to an absolute tour de force by Mayor Jean Drapeau, the metropolis is the first Canadian city to host the Olympic Games.

From May 13th to September 11th 2016

Sun, warmth, buds, and birds mean summer is returning to Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal’s Archaeology and History Complex, to the great delight of all Montrealers and visitors to the city. Starting in May, Place Royale and the area around the Museum will be transformed into an urban activity zone. Here’s a look at the upcoming activities.

From August 1st to August 31st 2016

As part of Archaeology Month, Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal’s Archaeology and History Complex, is pleased to be offering a number of activities for young and old alike at the very birthplace of Montréal. Archaeology Month runs from August 1st to 31st, 2016.

From August 27th to August 28th 2016

Over the course of a weekend, take a trip back in time to find yourself in the company of farmers, craftspeople, and entertainers as they existed in 1750, at the time of Montréal's very first public marketplace.

From October 22nd to October 30th 2016

Children will enjoy a whimsical look (with some thrills and chills, naturally) at the cultural origins of Halloween and associated beliefs, as they tour the Museum.

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