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The MEM - Centre des mémoires montréalaises is now open!
Come to 1210 boulevard Saint-Laurent from Tuesday to Sunday and discover its free public spaces, cultural programming and temporary exhibitions: Detours - Urban Experiences ($) and Celebrating Le Chaînon : Ninety Years of Devotion to Women (free).

Go behind the scenes!

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Discover the MEM's exhibitions, which bring the city to life through a multiplicity of perspectives and experiences.

Colorful mural depicting Yvonne Maisonneuve, founder of Le Chaînon.
Elderly woman sitting in front of a board with descriptive and temporal references of her life.

Cultural activities

The MEM regularly joins forces with partners from all horizons to offer activities rich in discovery and exchange. Explore our off-site programming to discover what the city has in store for you.


In roads less travelled, listen to touching personal accounts and surprising anecdotes to discover Montreal through the voices of the people who made and make its history.

For teachers

Educational Activities

Learning about Montreal’s history is child’s play thanks to MEM activities tailored to primary and secondary school students.