Activities and experiences

Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site

The Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site will introduce you to the universe of this important politician in an accessible and entertaining manner while enabling you to understand the context and issues of the era of Confederation.

Featured activities

Victorian Christmas

Follow the guide and visit the Victorian house specially decorated for Christmas in December 2023.

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.

Memorable experiences

Discovery activities

Take part in the discovery activities: Guided tours, free audio tours and more.

Group activities

Plan a group tour. Reservations required.

Calendar of events

See the calendar for upcoming events at Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site.


Come explore and have fun with the State of Play exhibition where you will be immersed in the Confederation debates.

School programs

Introduce your students to history: Learning activities, online workshops, guided tours and more.

Visiting with young children? Explore with Club Parka!

The Club Parka booklet invites kids to explore, learn and have fun! Once activities are completed, they'll receive a reward! The booklets are available on site.

Learn more about Parka and download other activities!

Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Support and facilities
Dogs on leash Service animals
Gift Shop
Accessible Facilities Facilities for people with reduced mobility
First Aid
Information Information
Toilet Restrooms
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