General public and Tour operators


The Stewart Museum offers educational activities, upon request, for general public groups.

FEATURED EXHIBITIONS

PARIS ON DISPLAY: 18TH-CENTURY BOUTIQUES
The exhibition Paris on Display invites visitors to explore the boutiques of 18th century Paris in an intimate atmosphere. From the merchants of the Quai de l’Horloge, to the haberdashers of St-Honoré, our collections illustrate the activities of such celebrated boutiques as À l’Olivier, À la Sphère or Au Chagrin de Turquie, places that remain the stuff of dreams today. To complement the visit, in a one-hour workshop, elementary school students create mini-boutiques and a model of a commercial street in 18th-century Paris. High school students analyze a body of documents and take a critical look at this emerging consumer society. 

Duration : 1 hour
Price for adults : $ 12, 00 
Seniors : $ 10, 50 
Students and children : $ 7, 50 

GENERAL VISITS

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

WINTER ACTIVITIES

OLD-FASHIONED CURLING
From January 2 to March 30, 2018
Once the cold weather arrives, participants are introduced to old-fashioned curling on natural ice, the way it was played in the 18th century. Through this winter activity and a short guided tour of the History and Memory exhibition, students discover the Canadian heritage and Scottish origins of one of the oldest winter sports.

Duration: 2 hours 
Price for adults : $9,50 
Seniors, students, children :  $8, 50  

ON SNOWSHOES - YESTERDAY AND TODAY
From January 2 to March 30, 2018
Getting around in the snow is a challenge! Participants travel along snowy trails on snowshoes, the way Aboriginal people taught the settlers of New France. Visitors enjoy the natural environment of St. Helen’s Island and learn about the evolution of snowshoeing from the 16th century to today.

Duration: 2 hours 
Price for adults : $9,50 
Seniors, students, children :  $8, 50 

New Group package: Stewart Museum – Casino de Montréal




Group package: Enjoy an unforgettable experience by combining visits to the Stewart Museum and the Casino de Montréal!  

Lots of advantages for your group:
 Each group member will get a preferred admission rate to the Museum.
 Each group member will receive $10 in promotional gaming credits and a $10 restaurant voucher.
 The tour guide gets a $20 gift certificate.

Reservation and information:
Visit the group package page

514 861-6701, ext. 2234
Contact us for all the details!