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Centre d'histoire de Montréal | by susanvg
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Centre d'histoire de Montréal

I am always pleased when old buildings take on new purposes. This former fire station has been converted into a historical museum, recounting the history of Montreal from its beginnings when Jacques Cartier first arrived until now. Told through maps, pictures and some delightful text, I learned more about my city. It was interesting to see old photographs or artwork juxtaposed with present day photographs. Cities constantly evolve.

Definitely worth the modest admission price.

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Taken on April 23, 2011