From the Country to the City: 1820 to 1905 - Musee McCord


From the Country to the City: 1820 to 1905

Clientele: elementary, cycle 3
Dates: until january 22, 2017
Duration: 120 minutes
Max. number: 60
Cost: $7,50 per student

Who lived in the countryside surrounding Montreal in 1820? How did they live, and how did their children and grandchildren to Montreal around 1905? The students lead an investigation into population migration and industrial development in the city. Their task is to link objects to characters they meet.

In the workshop, young investigators team up to create maps of Montreal in 1820 and 1905, in which they situate the characters from various social classes discussed during the visit.

Download the complete 2016-2017 educational activities program

Before making your reservation, please prepare the following information:

  • The title of activity chosen;
  • Three possible dates to facilitate the reservation process;
  • Preferred time for your tour, the number of students in your group, their grade level, and the language in which you would like the tour to be conducted;
  • Complete contact information for your organization, including an email address to enable us to send you a tour confirmation notice.

After making your reservation, you will receive confirmation by email. Please acknowledge receipt to confirm the time of your visit and the number of participants.

To ensure the visit goes smoothly, set aside enough time for the cloakroom, snacks and washroom breaks.

Lastly, plan to have one accompanying adult for every 15 students. He or she will be admitted for free of charge.

Changes or cancellations

Unless you notify us of changes 48 hours before the date of your activity, you will be charged for the number of participants indicated in your reservation.

Method of payment

On the day of the activity, the person responsible for the group is asked to proceed to the admissions desk to settle payment. The total amount may be paid via invoice or on site via cash or cheque. Please make your cheque payable to the McCord Museum.

Lunch area

A lunch area is available for a fee of $50.

Contact us

To reserve, please fill out the form, according to your situation.

Booking form

Tour Operators and Tourism Professional
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514 861-6701, ext. 2234

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Lunch area

A lunch area is available for a fee of $50.

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