Treat yourself to a family outing at the Museum! Explore the history of Montreal, follow the footsteps of Jeanne Mance and discover the fascinating medical objects that make up the collection.


Doctor’s kit / 4 to 6 years
This search and find game allows families to explore the Museum freely and discover the collection of medical objects in a fun way. Will you be able to help Dr. Boyer, a doctor at the famous Hôtel-Dieu, to find his equipment?

Fascinating apothecary / 6 to 12 years old
With this fun activity sheet, dive into the apothecary and its mysteries! Discover the world of the apothecaries, and learn more about the remedies and our magnificent collection of medicine jars dating from the 17th century.

These independent activities are offered at all times to complement the permanent exhibition.


From one continent to another, the crossing in the 17th century
Did you know that Jeanne Mance had crossed the Atlantic 7 times and that one had to endure many sorrows and escape many dangers on the sea? Discover the daily life of passengers on a ship in the 17th century and draw your ancient maritime map!

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Colouring The apothecary of the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal
Colour our collection and share your creations with us!

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Where? Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal
Schedule: 1h30 PM
Duration: 1h to 1h30
Free for children under 15 years old
Limited places, Max. 20 persons per activity
Materials provided / Access to exhibitions

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