Why not discover Montréal as a family with your children ages six to 12? It’s a great opportunity for fun and discovery. The CHM has something just for you. Whether you are in the comfort of your home or at the museum, we have activities to offer you.

Our exhibition, Traces. Places. Memories, features family modules specially designed for you and your children, allowing you to discover the lives of six families from different eras, through the illustrations of Jean-Paul Eid and narrated stories.

Spring Break 2019: Reinvent Expo 67!

All day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3, as well as from Wednesday, March 6, to Sunday, March 10.

For March Break, the Centre d’histoire de Montréal is hosting a exciting workshop inspired by the architecture at Expo 67. During Montreal’s 1967 International and Universal Exposition, 90 national, provincial, religious, theme, and private pavilions showcased spectacular and avant-garde architecture. What perfect inspiration for aspiring architects, who will be tasked with inventing and building new pavilions worthy of being part our imaginary model of Expo 67! Once completed, this model will be displayed in the museum.

Participants will also be able to explore the museum with a scavenger hunt and take part in a workshop on technology from the 1960s.

For children 6 to 12 accompanied by an adult.

Free for children 6 to 12.
Regular rates for accompanying adults.
Admission to the workshops also provides access to all museum exhibits.

You can also visit the permanent exhibition on your own with our activity book, Let's Visit the Centre d'histoire de Montréal.

My Explorer's Notebook : Let's Visit the Centre d'histoire de Montréal

During your visit to the CHM, we invite you to meet children who lived in different eras of Montréal’s history through modules designed for children and illustrated by comic strip author Jean-Paul Eid.

This Notebook for children ages six to 12 includes games that will help them discover our exhibit Traces. Places. Memories.






Jeannot et la Roulotte

Conte Jeannot et la Roulotte Seated comfortably at home, you can listen to the story “Jeannot et La Roulotte (in French)” read by Paul Buissonneau, who founded this wonderful travelling theatre with Claude Robillard in 1953.

The Jeannot et la Roulotte story (in French)

Jeannot et la RoulotteOn the “Jeannot et la Roulotte” site, the “Jeannot s’amuse” section will introduce you to the history of parks in Montréal from 1953 to 1963. The site features fun games for kids, too!