Cite Historia

Located in the Ile-de-la-Visitation Nature Park, the Cite Historia brings the historic site of Sault-au-Recollet back to life. The site recounts Montreal’s history from 1726 the present.

Visitors can learn about the history of the city throughout the educational exhibitions of the museum and interpretive films that use cutting-edge multimedia technology. Theatrical activities, conference on many subjects, outdoor music shows and educational workshops are given.

The Millers’ House and the Press House built around 1806 and located at the site’s entrance, house a permanent exhibit explaining the Sault-au-Recollet Site’s history. Cite Historia revives an old electric streetcar. This electric train looks like an old streetcar and guests are introduced to the history by a colourful onboard guide.

Tours last half an hour and you’ll be amazed how much you can learn about the Ahunstic neighbourhood’s history. Known as one of the best places in Montreal to have a meal and drink, the Moulins Bistro is located on the site. It has a great terrace that overhangs the Prairies River and its waterfalls.

The Moulins Bistro offers various menus as well as a catering service for special events such as business meetings or celebrations. Note than the Press House has rooms available to rent for business meetings. While there, visitors cans stop by the Ile-de-la-Visitation nature Park and discover its exciting range of activities.

Address of the Cite Historia: 10897 Du Pont Rue Montreal

H2B 2H3

Telephone: 514 850-4222

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