Adults - French language learners

PARLONS D'HISTOIRE (Let's talk about history!)


Discover the history of New France from three points of view: the crossing to New France, the encounter between First Peoples and Europeans, and everyday life in the 18th century. The tour ends with a beading workshop during which visitors learn about Aboriginal color symbolism and beading arrangements. This tour encourages discussion and allows visitors to share their immigration experiences and draw parallels with what the French explorers and settlers experienced.

Activity offered during daytime or evening
Accompanied by a guide-interpreter

Cost per student (including taxes): $8          
Duration: 2 hours
Minimum of 15 people, maximum of 45

A DELIGHTFUL STROLL THROUGH PARIS


The exhibition Paris on Display invites visitors to explore the boutiques of 18th century Paris in an intimate atmosphere. Thanks to effects that modify one’s sensory perceptions, visitors discover new ways of seeing fabulous artefacts made by the City of Light’s most experienced craftsmen. In addition, a virtual reality experience transports visitors to the 18th-century streets of Paris around the Notre Dame Cathedral.

Duration: 90 minutes
Cost per student (taxes included): $8

THE FORT ON ST. HELEN’S ISLAND

Outside visit
This outdoor guided tour of the largest military site in Montreal reveals some key facts about the functioning of the British Army in the 19th century. The tour ends with a musket-firing demonstration, always very popular with visitors.

Duration: 90 minutes
Cost per student (taxes included): $8


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