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You are Montreal’s history and we’ll be talking about you!

In 2017, Montrealers commemorate 375 years of history! The Centre d'histoire de Montréal is joining in the celebrations with the exhibition Explosion 67: Young People and Their World, a look back at this memorable event 50 years later from the point of view of people who frequented Expo67 in their youth, discovering it at the same time as first love and other new experiences.

Day in, day out since its founding in 1983, the CHM has been revealing fascinating aspects of our city’s past. Since June 2016, a new tool, the Mémoires des Montréalais website, will give people here and elsewhere the opportunity to explore a wide range of major and minor historical happenings in words, pictures, and oral accounts. The site will be enriched daily by new information and discoveries.

The Mission of the Centre d’histoire de Montréal

The Centre d’histoire de Montréal’s mission is to help Montrealers and visitors alike discover, understand and appreciate today’s city and its diverse heritage, by showing how the history of those who have lived and still live in Montreal has shaped the urban environment, left traces and defined the identity of the metropolis.

Commitment

To carry out its mission, the museum takes an interest in both the city’s tangible and intangible heritage, as well as that of its citizens, who possess significant parts of Montreal’s collective memory. The CHM offers its expertise and often works in partnership with groups that wish to retrace and share their history. It therefore promotes Montréal’s cultural diversity and a better intercultural understanding among its citizens.


Word from the director

Word from the director

Jean-Franois Leclerc
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The history of the Centre dhistoire
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