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A house, a history, a way of life. This historic site presents the life and work of Sir George-Étienne Cartier (1814-1873), one of the main Fathers of Confederation. The Cartier's family home has been meticulously restored according to the tastes and customs of the Montreal bourgeoisie around 1860. This house is a window onto the intimacy of a period.
A lawyer, politician and businessman, Cartier was a major figure in a number of crucial events in Canadian history. A man dedicated to the ideals of progress, he set about reforming civil institutions and the law through the political mechanisms at his disposal. His dream of making Montreal the trading-hub of British North America accelerated the development of railways and industrialization.
May 18 to June 23 : Friday to Sunday and holidays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
June 24 to September 2: Every day from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
September 3 to October 14: Friday to Sunday and holidays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
:: The site is closed for business during mid-October to mid-April. However, you can contact the Sir-George-Étienne-Cartier National Historic Site of Canada all year round, at 514 283-2282 to schedule a visit.
Free admission on July 1.
458 Notre-Dame Street East, Montréal