Between outreach and archaeology at Pointe-à-Callière, a shared link: the quest for authenticity



For 30 years, Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex, has offered a unique encounter between archaeology and history. Archaeology, research and interpretation converge to offer mediation opportunities with historical, social and cultural dimensions. The discovery tour of archaeology is based on a sensory approach to archaeology in order to provide visitors a moving and unique experience. Research and rigorous knowledge are combined with various original approaches to mediation: the exhibition as a transmitter, educational and cultural mediation as a complement to the discovery experience, and digital innovation as a means of immersing the visitor, all combined to live the rich and authentic history of Montreal.


Pointe-à-Callière, archaeology, history, educative and cultural mediation, discovery experience

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