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

Authentic tea cups and saucers on display at Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site.

Historic Places Days 2024

Take part in these special days to discover or rediscover the fabulous history of the Victorian house.

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

Tours and programs

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

Group activities

Plan a group tour. Reservations required.


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.

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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