The MEM – Centre des mémoires montréalaises – continues the activities of the Centre d’histoire de Montréal. We’ll welcome you in 2022 at a new museum and public space in the heart of the Quartier des spectacles.

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Photo Contest

Share your vision of Montreal and photograph the city from all angles.

Online and extramural activities


(in French only)

Hear the story of three vanished Montreal neighbourhoods while tracing the paths of citizens who left their mark on the city’s history.

Near You

The MEM team ventures out on “citizen bikes” to meet Montrealers, offering two exhibitions that travel all around the Island.


(in French only)

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.