Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site
Rooted in the historic district of Old Montréal at the corner of the prestigious Notre Dame and Berri streets, the Sir George Étienne Cartier National Historic Site is a surprising heritage gem that offers a moment for discovery and relaxation just a stone's throw from Montréal's tourist scene.
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The Cartier neighbourhood
Explore Old Montreal through a free self-guided tour recounting episodes from the life of Mr. Cartier.
Free online workshops
Check out the free online workshops for elementary and high school students.
Visit Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site
Activities and experiences
Take a guided tour of the property and participate in discovery activities on your own, with family or friends.
Plan a visit
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Tours and programs
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Learn about the daily visitor fees, free admission for youth and more.
About Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site
Culture and history
Read about the life of Sir George-Étienne Cartier and the house in Old Montreal that he lived in with his family.
Stewardship and management
Find out about job offers, the Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site management plan and more.
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