Francization Program – Montréal with an Accent

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

Newly arrived immigrants are invited to discover Montréal and its founding site, Fort Ville-Marie, with our museum guides. Immersed in archaeological remains and surrounded by objects of the past, they retrace the journey of the founders and builders of Montréal. A unique and dynamic way to learn more about their new city! The tour includes the Generations MTL multimedia show. Tour offered in french only.

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 2020 to April 2021
Tuesday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm
+ Mondays October 26 and December 14, 2020

May-June 2021
Tuesday to Friday, 9:30 am to 5 pm
+ Mondays June 7, 14 and 21, 2021

Rates in effect as of September 1, 2020

Elementary Students$9.50
Secondary Students$10.50
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.

Other activities

First Peoples on the Point

Elementary Cycle Two
Educational booklet
90 min.
60 people max.

Building Montréal

Educational booklet
90 min. with multimedia show
144 people max.

Growing Up in Ville-Marie in New France

Elementary cycles 1 and 2
Educational booklet
90 min.
80 people max.

Exploring the Museum

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