Students (Cegep, university)



INTERNMENT CAMP S/43

Twenty-five civilian and military internment camps were active in Canada during World War II. One of them was Camp S/43, located in the military buildings on St. Helen’s Island that are currently the site of the Stewart Museum. With the help of archival images, this tour of the building exteriors provides insight into what led to the internment of 400 Italian merchant seamen and civils in Montreal. It also offers a glimpse at their living conditions from 1940 to 1943.

 Duration : 2 hours
Cost per student (taxes inclulded) :
7,50 $

HISTORY AND MEMORY

This tour offers a fascinating panorama of Quebec history from the 16th to the mid-19th century. The exhibition reveals our past, from the first inhabitants of the banks of the St. Lawrence River to the birth of Canada. Quebec’s collective memory, marked by the influence of European civilizations and various intercolonial wars, is reflected by outstanding artefacts from the Museum’s collections. Maps, engravings, scientific and navigational instruments, as well as objects of everyday life tell us about the events and cultures that led to Quebec society today. 

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cost per student (taxes included):
$7,50


 IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE PATRIOTS

Participants discover the motives, influences and demands that led to the Lower Canada Rebellion of 1837-1838. Unique objects, such as the 1828 petition of the habitants of Lower Canada and the letter Chevalier de Lorimier wrote just a few hours before his execution make the tour a moving experience.



Duration:
1 hour

Cost per student (taxes included):
$7,50


 THE FORT ON ST.HELEN'S ISLAND

Built in 1824, the Fort on St. Helen’s Island played an important role in the protection of the British colony against the United States. It served as a storage and distribution hub for war materials, such as weapons and ammunition for the military. 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:1 hour
Cost per student (taxes included): $7,50

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