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Sightseeing in Lachine Canal

History Museum
“Modern museum with archaeological digs and interactive exhibits in historical buildings.”
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Museum
“Maison Saint-Gabriel, museum and historic site, opened its doors in 1966. Located in Pointe-Saint-Charles, this magnificent 300-year-old building is one of the finest examples of the traditional architecture of New France. Purchased by Marguerite Bourgeoys in 1668 to house the King’s Wards, it lay at the heart of the agricultural and educational activities of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame for three centuries. Two of the Maison Saint-Gabriel buildings, the barn and the stone house, were declared historic monuments in 1965. In 1992, Québec’s Ministère de la Culture et des Communications officially declared the site a historic site making it a privileged and unique location for raising awaren”
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Church
“Opulent 19th-century church modeled after the famous St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. (1.0k)”
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History Museum
“ is a museum of archaeology and history in Old Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was founded in 1992 as part of celebrations to mark Montreal's 350th birthday. The museum has collections of artefacts from the First Nations of the Montreal region that illustrate how various cultures coexisted and interacted, and how the French and British regimes influenced the history of this territory over the years. Pointe-à-Callière has been included in National Historic Sites of Canada since 1998.”
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Historic Site
“Learn about the famous Mont-Royal Park, catch a small seasonal art exhibition, or read at a quiet table in their tiny yet quiet coffee shop. Small gift shop with cute Mont-Royal themed gifts. Hidden gem!”
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Monument / Landmark
“Dès 1887, le Canadien Pacifique entreprend de construire une gare à Montréal devant servir de siège social à l'entreprise, trois ans après l'achèvement de la Gare Dalhousie, en 1884. Le projet de la gare Windsor est confié à l'architecte américain Bruce Price, qui choisira pour l'édifice un style d'inspiration romane médiévale. La gare, terminée en 1889, témoigne de l'importance croissante de l'entreprise au pays. Elle sera agrandie une première fois de 1900 à 1903, puis à nouveau dix ans plus tard, de 1910 à 1913 par des architectes canadiens. Le troisième agrandissement, comprenant une tour de quinze étages, est confié à la firme des frères Edward Maxwell et William Maxwell.”
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