Champagne, Charlotte and Crinoline


Annually in December

Old Montréal and Old Port

It’s Christmas, 1867; the Confederation has just been formed, and festivities are in full swing at the Cartier home! All the latest trends in decoration, cooking and fashion are sought out to delight the guests. During your visit to the house, discover the history and unexpected origins of some of our still-current holiday traditions.

If you’re looking to go out with friends or need a break from December’s hustle and bustle, come visit the Cartier house with its festive decorations. You can enjoy a hot drink by the fireplace, take a souvenir photo with charming period accessories, or make your own personalized holiday card.


Dec 1 to 23, 2018: Sun, Sat, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dec 26 to 30, 2018: Daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.



Sir George-Etienne Cartier National Historic Site
458 Notre-Dame Street East
Montréal, QC
Old Montréal and Old Port
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