Awards and distinctions


The CHM’s work and expertise have been recognized with a number of awards.

Awards and distinctions

  • The 2017 Canadian Museums Association Award, in the « Exhibitions – Cultural heritage » category, for the exhibition Explosion 67 – Youth and Their World.
  • 2016, first prize in the "Pictorial" category of the 35th edition of the Alcuin Awards, which recognizes the most beautiful books in Canada, for Scandale! Le Montréal Illicite, 1940-1960, Éditions Cardinal.
  • Award of Excellence from the Société des musées du Québec for Scandale! Le Montréal Illicite, 1940-1960, Éditions Cardinal.
  • The 2015 Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History for the exhibition Scandal! Vice, crime and morality in Montréal, 1940 - 1960.
  • The 2015 History in Progress Award from the American Association for State and Local History for the exhibition Scandal! Vice, crime and morality in Montréal, 1940 - 1960.
  • The Award of Outstanding Achievement 2015 from the Canadian Museums Association in the Research category for Quartiers disparus. Red Light, Faubourg à m’lasse, Goose Village. Les Éditions Cardinal. Centre d’histoire de Montréal in collaboration with Laboratoire d’histoire et de patrimoine de Montréal de l’UQAM and the Archives de la Ville de Montréal
  • The Award of Outstanding Achievement 2012 from the Canadian Museums Association in the Research category for the temporary exhibition Lost Neighbourhoods.
  • 2011 Canadian Museums Association Award of Outstanding Achievement for the “You Are Part of History!” program.
  • 2010 Award of Excellence from the Société des musées québécois for the “Mémoire des Habitations Jeanne-Mance” project.
  • 2009 Grands prix du tourisme québécois, Montréal area, in the “Tourist Attractions: Fewer than 100,000 Visitors” category.
  • 2004 Prix Jean-Collard from the Société du patrimoine d’expression du Québec for the “Encontros” project.
Prix d’excellence 2011 de l’Association des musées canadiens Prix d’excellence 2010 de la Société des musées québécois