History museum dedicated to the memory of Jeanne Mance and the Hospitallers of Saint-Joseph. Explore the origins of Montreal, the history of the city's first hospital, and the exceptional women who ran the hospital until 1973. Through the permanent exhibition, discover the unique artifacts and archives of the Religious Hospitallers, many of which date back to the early days of the colony. Through these objects, experience the evolution of medecine and the health crises that the population of Montreal suffered. Guided visits to the garden, the monastery, the chapel, and the crypt of the Religious Hospitallers of Saint-Joseph are offered on certain dates.
DISCOVER A GREEN OASIS
Visit the “secret” garden of the Hospitallers of Saint-Joseph’s monastery in the heart of the city. This true oasis of peace and nature is tucked behind an imposing stone wall. Discover the garden’s history, from its beginnings as agricultural land in 1861 to the leisure garden that it is today. During the tour, you will also learn about the history of the Hôtel-Dieu heritage buildings.
Date: August 27 at 10am and September 24 at 1.30 pm
Duration: 90 minutes
Location: Musée des Hospitalières
Type of activity: Guided tour
Accessibility: this tour is not accessible to people with mobility issues
Fee: 15$ per person and free for youth under 16
January 3 to December 30.
Museum and interpretation center