Education

Pointe-à-Callière welcomes more than 100,000 young people a year. A stimulating school program and activities for day cares and day camps are animated by highly qualified guides who accompany the young people and their teachers and monitors in order to provide a rich experience. Everything is brought to bear on delighting, entertaining and informing the adults of tomorrow in a museum environment that is designed specifically for them.

Information and reservations

Educational activities

Pointe-à-Callière’s lets you learn history from the ground up

Where Montreal Was Born

Elementary
Secondary
College
90 min. with multimedia show
144 people max.

Pirates or Privateers?

Elementary
60 or 90 min. with multimedia show
80 people max.

Archaeo-Adventure

Elementary
Secondary
90 min. with multimedia show
60 people max.

Growing Up in Ville-Marie

Elementary
90 min.
80 people max.

Exploring the Museum

Preschool
90 min. with multimedia show
60 people max.

The St. Lawrence Iroquoians

Elementary
90 min. with multimedia show
80 people max.

Here’s to Progress — 19th-Century Style!

Elementary
Secondary
90 min. with multimedia show
120 people max.

Natives on the Point

Elementary
Secondary
90 min.
60 people max.

Water Ways!

Elementary
Secondary
90 min.
80 people max.

Fragments of Humanity. Archaeology in Quebec

Elementary Cycle 3
Secondary
90 min. with multimedia show
60 people max.

Jack O’Lantern: Halloween at Pointe-à-Callière

Preschool
Elementary
60 min. or 90 min. with multimedia show
120 people max.

Who Is the Real Santa Claus?

Preschool
Elementary
60 min. or 90 min. with multimedia show
120 people max.

Where Montréal Began

Elementary
Secondary
Starting in May 2017
90 min. with multimedia show
60 people max.

Day camps and child care

Pointe-à-Callière offers fun activities that involve learning, creativity, and role-playing

Are you a pirate or a privateer?

Day camps
Child Care
5-12 years old
90 min. with multimedia show
80 people max.
$8.50

Eurêka!

Day camps
Child Care
5-7 years old
90 min. with multimedia show
60 people max.
$8.50

Tribal Games

Day camps
Child Care
5-7 years old
90 min.
60 people max.
$8.50

The Marketplace

Day camps
Child Care
8-12 years old
90 min.
80 people max.
$8.50

Archaeo Mission

Day camps
Child Care
8-12 years old
90 min. with multimedia show
60 people max.
$8.50

Jack O'Lantern: Halloween at Pointe-à-Callière

Child Care
4-12 years old
60 min. or 90 min. with multimedia show
120 people max.
$8.50

Who Is the Real Santa Claus?

Child Care
4-12 years old
60 min. or 90 min. with multimedia show
120 people max.
$8.50

Game Zone

Our interactive games are both fun and educational!

The Great Peace of Montréal, 1701

On August 4, 1701, Louis-Hector de Callière, Governor of New France, and the delegates of 39 aboriginal nations signed the treaty marking the Great Peace of Montréal, on the very site of Pointe-à-Callière. Discover this diplomatic saga!

Yours Truly, Montréal

Become a virtual archaeologist by collecting artefacts and as well as portraits hidden in the grounds. Complete your log book, and you win!

It's more fun with a group!

It's more fun with a group!

Did you know? The Museum offers guided tours for groups of 15 or more!