Montreal Stories

Museum stories on the history of Montreal yesterday and today

Historical Facts
Life in Montréal

Historical Facts

Maisonneuve, Montréal's first builder
People

Maisonneuve, Montréal's first builder

The Royal Insurance Building: from insurance to custom house
Places and buildings

The Royal Insurance Building: from insurance to custom house

The Great Peace of Montréal
Major events

The Great Peace of Montréal

A Crystal Palace for the Prince of Wales
Places and buildings

A Crystal Palace for the Prince of Wales

The Christian Paquin postcard collection
Life in Montréal

The Christian Paquin postcard collection

Illustrious Governor Louis-Hector de Callière
People

Illustrious Governor Louis-Hector de Callière

Old Custom House, one of our city’s architectural treasures
Places and buildings

Old Custom House, one of our city’s architectural treasures

Jeanne Mance, co-founder of Montréal
People

Jeanne Mance, co-founder of Montréal

Kondiaronk, broker of the Great Peace of Montréal
People

Kondiaronk, broker of the Great Peace of Montréal

The Royal coat of arms gets a facelift
Places and buildings

The Royal coat of arms gets a facelift

Traces of Champlain in Montréal 400 years later
Life in Montréal

Traces of Champlain in Montréal 400 years later

Dominion Square Building: an architectural landmark
Places and buildings

Dominion Square Building: an architectural landmark

The Mariners’ House: anchored in history
Places and buildings

The Mariners’ House: anchored in history

The Youville Pumping Station: a truly ingenious facility
Places and buildings

The Youville Pumping Station: a truly ingenious facility

Jean Doré, the mayor who opened up Montréal’s birthplace
Life in Montréal

Jean Doré, the mayor who opened up Montréal’s birthplace