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One of the mandates of the Pointe-à-Callière Museum is to acquire collections and objects related to the history of Montréal. The Museum is also responsible for conserving them, managing them and showcasing them as part of a varied program that includes the permanent and temporary exhibitions, educational activities and virtual projects. By virtue of the Museum’s collections, Pointe-à-Callière constitutes an ideal venue for conserving and interpreting the vestiges of Montréal’s past. Moreover, the Museum has carved out a unique position, Montréal, in national and internal Museum networks.

Archaeological collections

Archaeological collections

In situ remains

In situ remains

Ethnohistorical collection

Ethnohistorical collection

Historical archives, rare books and early maps

Historical archives, rare books and early maps

Online research tools

Online research tools

Google Art Project

Google Art Project

Pointe-à-Callière

Pointe-à-Callière

A national historic and archaeological site