Sep 3 to Dec 21, 2019: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Jan 7 to June 26, 2020: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
June 27 to Aug 30, 2020: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sep 1 to Dec 20, 2020: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Check the website for animations' schedule.
- Partial access for persons with disabilities
- Montréal Museums Pass Accepted
- Accompanying Leisure Card (CAL)
$15 to $20
A testament to Montréal’s history and founding fathers, the Maison Saint-Gabriel has always bustled with activity. To this day, it teems with educational workshops and entertaining activities that will transport you and your family back in time to experience life in New France.
Coureur des Bois Workshop
Fascinating stories about the “Runner of the Woods” lifestyle and their relations with the First Nations at the time of fur trade.
Demonstrations of Traditional Trades
Pick up traditional tricks of the trade from artisans such as clog makers, diviners, spinners, rope and basket makers, snowshoe stringers, old-fashioned ice cream makers and more.
Military Surgeon Workshop
Surgery isn’t anything new; it was performed in New France, as is shown by operating instruments and accessories.
Right from the early days of the colony, they knew how to prepare medicine, sometimes with some pretty surprising ingredients.
Justice in New France
Punishment comes to anyone who strays off the straight and narrow. Two animators in period costume, the Provost and the Executioner, explain how.
It’s sheep shearing time! A family thematic day to see and learn how to card and thread wool to weave a sash.
Urban beekeeping workshops
Discover the museum's apiary more closely with an urban beekeeper.
Plan a guided tour of reconstructed gardens in the spirit of New France.
Play in New France
Four history buffs dressed in period costume humorously enliven playful ancient games designed for young people.
In the land of elvesA storyteller invites you to a family activity in the land of elves. Watch out, the most mischievous one has gone off! Followed by a hot chocolate break.
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