November 6, 1837: the house of Louis-Joseph Papineau, leader of the Patriotes, is attacked by the Doric Club, an Anglophone paramilitary organization. Fortunately, the attackers failed to get inside. This Old Montréal building bears witness to one of the most tormented times in Quebec and Canadian history. Although closed to the public, it’s possible to see the beautifully restored façade of the residence from the days when Papineau was at the peak of his political career.

Getting here

440 Bonsecours Street
Montréal QC H2Y 3C4
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Hours of operation

Closed to the public

Fees

This site has no associated fees since it is closed to the public.

Contact us

Telephone: 514-283-2282
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888
Email: information@pc.gc.ca

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