Jeanne Mance (1606-1673) From France to New France

Until December 2019

Presented for Montreal’s 375th anniversary, the exhibition shows the importance of Jeanne Mance in the founding of Montreal and the Hôtel-Dieu.

The exhibition focuses on the life of Jeanne Mance, Canada’s first lay nurse and co-founder of Montreal. Follow her journey, first in France where she was born in 1606, then in Paris, where she found the necessary support to go to Ville-Marie and establish the first hospital, the Hôtel-Dieu.

Throughout the exhibition, discover the major role that Jeanne Mance played in the survival of the colony, which earned her the designation of a person of national historic significance, and the most recent discoveries about her.


COME AND VISIT THE EXHIBITION AS A GROUP

Guided tours of the temporary exhibition are available by reservation for groups of 8 or more people.

Information and reservations at 514 849-2919 or by email at educhospitalieres@bellnet.ca

 

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