Louis-Joseph Papineau (1786-1871) plaster, made by Louis-Philippe Hébert, (1850-1917), sculptor, in Montreal in 1877 .
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Cultural activities


January 17 to February 8, 2015:
Old-Fashioned curling at the Fête des neiges de Montréal

February 28 to March 8, 2015: Spring break special programming

Come play outdoors at Fête des neiges de Montréal!

Saturday and Sunday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - On the Fête des neiges outdoor site

During the Weekends from January 17 to February 8, 2015, a variety of winter activities are offered to the public on the outdoor area at parc Jean-Drapeau. Enjoy free performances and chill out by participating in many paid and free activities. A team of the Stewart Museum's interpreter guides will be present near the skating path in order to propose you to play to old-fashioned curling, a sport introduced by the Scottish soldiers who accompanied the troops of General Wolfe around 1759. At that time, they played with rocks on frozen lakes and rivers.

For the location of the old-fashioned curling, see the online site map (in French only).

SPECIAL PROMOTION during the event

* ACCROPasse holders get FREE ACCESS to the Stewart Museum during the event - on weekends from January, 17 to February, 8, 2015. You must present you valid ACCROPasse at the Stewart Museum ticket office.

* 50% DISCOUNT COUPONS on one admission to the Museum will be distributed by the interpreter guides during the Fête des neiges de Montréal. Take this opportunity to visit the museum at a reduced rate until the end of March!

Spring break special programming

From February 28 to March, 8, 2015*, enjoy an original programming for families, on the occasion of its new exhibition D'Artagnan, Al Capone and Others - Weapons and Legends . A surprising exhibition that reveals the characters in classic literature, contemporary and film such as Don Quixote, Lucky Luke, Blackbeard, James Bond and others, with their weapons and fetish objects, all from the Museum's collections.

Exclusive activities offered:
  • Treasure hunt for children
  • Headgear creative workshop inspired by a famous character
  • Adventure tale reading
  • Epic films screening: Zorro (1920) and Peter Pan (1953)
In addition, children aged 4-10 years will enjoy visiting the permanent exhibition History and Memory   through two exploration booklets: for 4-6 years on the theme of animals and 7-10 years on clothing.

* Note that the museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.