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.

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  • The splendor of Victorian style

    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.

  • Canada 101: a visit for new arrivals

    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?

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Museum Museum
Photo Opportunity Photography
Interpretation Tours and programs