On the occasion of the International Day for Monuments and Sites
, the Museum will offer the exclusive guided tour ''1940-1943 - Captive but active, the inmates of St. Helen’s Island''
. Come and discover this moment of unknown Montreal’s history.
Camp S/43, installed in the military buildings of St. Helen's Island during Second World War, received more than 300 Italians from Great Britain. This visit of the historic site relates the reasons of their confinement and their life conditions in camp. Did the inmates have any playing or leisure time? Come and discover this moment of unknown Montreal's history.Hours*:
11 a.m. to 12 p.m., in French
2 p.m. to 3 p.m., in French
The tour is included in the Museum's regular admission fees
To book your place at one visit, please contact us today during weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 514 861-6701, ext. 233 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
*Rain or shine. Part of the tour will take place outdoors. Bring appropriate outdoor wear and footwear.