Elementary • Secondary • Guided Tours

Education Programs

Come to the Marguerite Bourgeoys Historic Site for a stimulating and fun educational experience! All our educational programs will fascinate your students, while meeting the objectives of the Québec Education Program.  

 

Site historique Marguerite Bourgeoys

Primary School

Tell me the story of the museum

  • Elementary cycle 1
  • Theme : Social Sciences
  • Length : 90 minutes
  • Maximum capacity: 60 students
  • Fee : $5/student

Through simple hands-on activities, students learn about the concept of time, different lifestyles, school in the olden days and the role of museums.

Building Ville-Marie

  • Elementary cycle 2
  • Theme: Social Sciences and History
  • Length : 120 minutes
  • Maximum capacity: 50 students
  • Fee: $5/student

Through fun workshops, students look at the experience of crossing the Atlantic, the goals of the first Montréal colonists, their life in Ville-Marie and the achievements of Marguerite-Bourgeoys in New France.

Reservations
Virginie Létourneau-Clément
Tel. : 514 282-8670 ext. 237
Email : education@marguerite-bourgeoys.com

Secondary School

Digging in the future...and in time

  • Secondary Cycle 1
  • Theme : Geography, History and citizenship education
  • Length : 90 minutes
  • Maximum capacity: 40 students
  • Fee: $5/student

Your students will become archaeologist apprentices! They will learn about the scientific method and the work of an archaeologist by examining artifacts from the 20th and 21th centuries, and then do their own investigation of 16th and 17th century objects in our collections.

A program offered in collaboration with Pointe-à-Callière - Montréal Archaeology and History Complex, and made possible with the financial support of the Government of Québec

Reservations
Virginie Létourneau-Clément
Tel.: 514 282-8670 ext. 237
Email : education@marguerite-bourgeoys.com

Other groups

Guided Tours

  • Elementary 3rd cycle, Secondary cycles 1 and 2, CEGEP and university students, francization groups 
  • Theme: History of Quebec and Canada 
  • Length: 60 to 120 minutes (depending on the option selected) 
  • Maximum capacity: 60 students 
  • See group rates bellow 

Along with a guide, the group takes an interactive approach to learning about the life of Marguerite Bourgeoys, her historic chapel, her work and legacy. The tour leads into the 19th-century vault to see artifacts recounting the history of Montréal and archaeological discoveries in the Bonsecours neighbourhood.

Options: 

  • Express tour: 60 minutes (includes the historic chapel, the tower and the vault). 
  • Regular tour: 90 minutes (includes the historic chapel, the tower, the exhibition rooms and the vault). 
  • Bonus activity: option of adding a tour of the archaeological site, for an extra $1.50/person. This means adding 30 minutes to your tour.  

Group rates 

Elementary  $5 
Secondary  $5 
CEGEP, university  $6 
Adult Education and francization   $6 
Seniors  $9 
Adults   $10 

 

Musée Marguerite-Bourgeoys
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

Address
400, rue Saint-Paul Est
Vieux-Montréal
Métro Champ-de-Mars
Phone
514 282-8670
Fax
514 282-8672
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