Francization Program – Montréal with an Accent

90 min. with multimedia show60 people max.
Francization Program – Montréal with an Accent
Marc-Antoine Zoueki

Starting September 2019
Tour offered in French only

To discover and understand Montréal, its birthplace, its history and the generations of people who built it, Pointe-à-Callière is a must for welcome classes and francization groups. Designed to facilitate francization and the integration of new immigrants, this activity spotlights the generations of newcomers who founded and built Montréal and continue to do so by actively getting involved in their new adopted city.

What will groups do during their visit?

  • Participatory visit focused on exchanging and sharing personal experiences
  • Commented observations of remains and archaeological and heritage sites
  • Questions and real-life situations
  • Role playing
  • Exploration of site and search for remains and objects

Competencies developed

The activities on this interpreted tour are in line with the aims of the Quebec education programs and help develop the following competencies.


  • Communicate orally in French
  • Learn about the culture of one’s environment
  • Discover the history and common values of Quebec society
  • Become familiar with the geographical, historical, cultural and social characteristics of Quebec

Information and reservations

Hours and rates of visits and group activities

September 2019 to April 2020
Tuesday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm
+ Monday December 9, 2019

May-June 2020
Tuesday to Friday, 9:30 am to 5 pm
+ Mondays June 1, 15, and 22, 2020

Rates in effect as of September 1, 2019

Elementary Students$9.00
Secondary Students$10.00
Accompanying Adults (1 for 15 students)Free
Additional Accompanying Adult$14
3rd or additional adult$17
Role of accompanying adults

Divide the group into smaller sub-groups according to the number of groups specified on your reservation. The number of groups required corresponds to the number of accompanying adults required during the visit.

Follow the group at all times to maintain discipline and manage particular cases. The mediator or guide will lead the visit. Accompanying adults must stay with and supervise the group during lunch time.

Lunch room

A lunch room is available for groups.
Reservations required.

Per student$1
Free if taking part in two activities during the day.

Access to the Museum

Consult instructions.
There is free bus parking on de la Commune Street, at the corner of Place Royale.

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First Peoples on the Point

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Building Montréal

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Growing Up in Ville-Marie in New France

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Exploring the Museum

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