Featured - Temporary exhibitions
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
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.
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.
For Montréal Museums Day (MMD), Pointe-à-Callière is offering everyone free admission to Montréal's birthplace, including all the permanent exhibitions and our current temporary exhibition, Fragments of Humanity. Archaeology in Québec, the first major exhibition devoted entirely to Quebec archaeology. Admission to Of Horses and Men – The Émile Hermès Collection, Paris will be half price on this special day.
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.