Things to do
Whether you've spent your whole life in Canada or are a newcomer, the Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site will introduce you to the universe of this important politician in an accessible and entertaining manner while enabling you to understand the context and issues of the era of Confederation. Let us tell you the stories!
Visiting with young children? Explore with Club Parka!
The Club Parka booklet invites kids to explore, learn and have fun! Once activities are completed, they'll receive a reward! The booklets are available on site.Learn more about Parka and download other activities!
This summer, contemporary art will be featured in the living room of Sir George-Étienne Cartier’s home. Interdisciplinary artist Jocelyn Robert will be presenting a work of audio art as part of Period Rooms, an art experimentation carried out in partnership with VOX ‒ Centre de l’image contemporaine.
The Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site is the only location in Montréal open to the public where you can discover an intact Victorian interior.
The Sir George-Étienne Cartier Historic Site invites new arrivals to Canada to discover the foundations of their adopted country. What better place to immerse yourself in the history of Canada than at the home of one of the Fathers of Confederation?