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.

A tea service in antique silver, including a teapot, sits on the magnificent table in the blue salon at Sir-George-Étienne-Cartier National Historic Site.

Bourgeois tradition

Attend the “Teatime at the Cartier’s” workshop presented as part of the Historic Places Days 2024.

The Cartier neighbourhood

Explore Old Montreal through a free self-guided tour recounting episodes from the life of Mr. Cartier.

School diaries

Do you work in education? Discover our school programs designed to provide a stimulating learning environment for elementary and high school students.

Visit Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site

Activities and experiences

Find out more about our guided tours, school programs and calendar of activities to enjoy solo, with family or friends.

Plan your visit

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Safety and guidelines

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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, partners, the Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site management plan and more.

How to get here

Contact the Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site

458, Notre-Dame Street East, Montreal (Quebec) H2Y 1C8

General inquiries

Visitor centre and reservations

Hours of operation

General public

The Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site opens on June 15, 2024.
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School groups
The Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site welcomes school groups for guided tours in April, May to June and September to December. See details.

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