The musts according to Dinu Bumbaru
Dinu Bumbaru

Policy Director,
Heritage Montreal

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Quartiers disparus

From June 15 to September 1, 2013

355 place D’Youville, Vieux-Montréal
In the east part of Old Montreal, nearby McGill street and Griffintown, a great way to have a walk.

The Centre d'Histoire is an old firehouse situated. Since the 80s, the Center gives tool to help understand Montreal city's history. The Quartiers Disparus exhibition also holds in itself this mission. 

On the website : " A city is not an immboile object, it is a body in perpetual movment, in perpetual change. This inevitable evolution took place in Montreal through the disapparition of whole neighborhoods between 1950 and 1975, a period of global modernization. " 

Quartiers disparus

150 ans d’actions : un patrimoine montréalais en évolution

From June 18 to October 8, 2012

Place De La Dauversière, (Château Ramezay / place Jacques-Cartier), Vieux-Port.
Free, everyday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Phone number : 514.861.3708 poste 225

In the context of the 150th anniversary of the association that saved Chateau Ramezay from demolition : "this colorful retrospective is about urban heritage and actions taken to ensure its protection and support".

Suggestion while you will be on Chateau Ramezay site:

The garden of Nouvelle-France

This fantastic reconstituted garden will make you discover the Nouvelle-France time through agriculture and food. A friendly outdoor activity.

Monastery garden

From May 13 to September 9, 2012

201, avenue des Pins Ouest, vieux port
From tuesday to friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on mondays.

The Monastery garden of the Museum of Hospitalières de l'Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal is a hidden jewel of the old-port. This less-known place will present you the surprising heritage of the "hospitalieres", from which Jeanne Mance was the most famous andf the emblem.

The monastery garden, in the heart of Montreal's old city, is constituted of an orchard (lots of apple trees), and a garden of medicinal plants that was used by nurses before.

The Museum of Hospitalières de l'Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal

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