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The Centre d’histoire de Montréal to become the MEM

The Centre d’histoire de Montréal has played a central role in Montreal’s cultural landscape for almost 35 years. Now, our city museum is undergoing a metamorphosis. Under a new name, MEM (for Mémoire des Montréalais), in 2021, it will occupy a large space in the heart of the Quartier des spectacles and will have all the means necessary to fulfill its mandate for the benefit of all Montrealers. Details on the site (in French) Mémoires des Montréalais.

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-François Leclerc
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