School visits
Elementary Cycle 1
Elementary Cycle 2
Daycare - Ages 5 to 8

Who is the Real Santa Claus?

90 minutes with multimedia show
60 participants max.
Who is the Real Santa Claus?

November 24 to December 22, including Monday, December 18.
Presentations take place from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm, Tuesday to Friday.

60 minutes — tour only
90 minutes — with multimedia presentation

60 participants maximum

Get the Christmas spirit at Pointe-à-Callière!

In November and December, come meet Santa Clauses from around the world. Young and old alike will get to see Pascual, St. Lucy, St. Nicholas, and the ever-popular Santa Claus.

These four Christmas characters will tell children about the various ways the holidays are celebrated in their respective homelands. Experience a delightful world tour of holiday traditions! And get to know your real Santa Claus!

New this year

Meet Pascual, our new Father Christmas from Ecuador. Inspired by South American Christmas stories and traditions, Ecuadoran author Miraya Bayancela has created a tale that will whisk you off on a journey, exploring holiday traditions around the world.

How it works

Once again this year, we are presenting the Who is the Real Santa Claus? activity in a performance format. In our all-new education space called the Atelier, you’ll get to explore the stories and adventures of our four Christmas characters.

Reservation confirmation

You will receive an email confirming your reservation. Please sign it and return it to the Museum by email within five (5) days of its receipt.


In the event of a cancellation less than ten (10) days before the scheduled date, you will be billed for 30% of the amount of your reservation.


The total amount is payable ten (10) days after your presentation. Please make your cheque out to Pointe-à-Callière.

Per student: $10
Accompanying adults (1 per 15 students): Free
Additional accompanying adult: $15
3rd adult and more: $17

Information and reservation

Tell us about your needs

Please fill out our online form and we will contact you shortly to complete your reservation.

For any assistance:
[email protected]
514 872-9127

Please note that we cannot guarantee a booking request made less than 4 weeks in advance.

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.