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


| Spring break special programming

| Movie night IXE-13
7 p.m.
Rediscover this classic of Quebec directed in 1972 by filmmaker Jacques Godbout’s. André Dubois, who stars as “Canadian master spy” IXE-13, will be on hand for the event to give a short talk. By reservation, places limited.

MAY 17
| Journée nationale des patriotes
1:15 p.m. and 3 p.m. in French, 11 a.m. in English
The Lower Canada Rebellion guided tour. By reservation, places limited.

MAY 24 | Montreal Museums Day
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Exhibitions and photo booth with period costumes are free of charge.

SEPTEMBER 23 | Lecture on the theme "leading figures of prohibition in Montreal”
1:30 p.m.
This lecture, held in partnership with Les Belles Soirées de l’Université de Montréal, is presented by historian Laurent Busseau. The lecture will be followed by a tour of the exhibition and a presentation by Collections Assistant Khan Rooney about some of the weapons on display. 

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.

Activities offered everytime :
  • Scavenger hunt for children 4 to 12 to discover the new temporary exhibition
  • Scavenger hunt for children 4 to 10 in 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.

Daily schedule from Wednesday to Sunday:

11:30 a.m. Screening of Douglas Fairbanks' classic silent film The Mark of Zorro, 1920 (original version)  Length: 74 minutes
11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. ''Wanted'' poster workshop inspired by the cowboy era
1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Adventure tale reading
2:15 p.m. Screening of Walt Disney's Peter Pan, 1953 (French version with English subtitles) Length: 76 minutes
3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Adventure tale reading
4 p.m. to 5 p.m. ''Wanted'' poster workshop inspired by the cowboy era

*Please note that the Museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Photo credit: Bruno Guérin