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Lachine Fur Trade Museum

1255 St-Joseph Blvd | arrondissement de Lachine, Montreal, Quebec H8S 2M2, Canada
+1 514-637-7433
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Small but professional and informative

Went with a buddy and our two young teenage boys. The Parks Canada staff that greeted us were very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Walter W
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Ottawa, Canada
A look back at history

Lots of space to run around for young children. The museum tells the story of early settlers on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mckeemtl
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Montreal, Canada
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1255 St-Joseph Blvd | arrondissement de Lachine, Montreal, Quebec H8S 2M2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went with a buddy and our two young teenage boys. The Parks Canada staff that greeted us were very welcoming and professional and provided a really good intro and orientation to the museum. The displays were pretty informative for an unguided tour and catered both...More

Thank Walter W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of space to run around for young children. The museum tells the story of early settlers on the island of Montreal. The personnel are great with the children and are able to keep their interest. Even adults can learn a thing or two.

Thank mckeemtl
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I went with my wife and daughters (age 7 and 10). After a 10 km bike ride from Atwater market, we were ready to take a break. The museum is very calm and relaxing. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, and the cost is...More

3  Thank Frenchophile
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Knowledgeable guides to inform visitors of the beginning history of Canada and how it relates to the fur trade. Fascinating and a great intro upon entering the country. Consider yourself lucky if you happen to be assigned to Chantaille - personality plus and specific information....More

1  Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Very friendly staff gave us a partial quick tour and we finished it up with a self guided tour. The museum is quite small but informative. It is a Canada state park so the price is quite reasonable also.

1  Thank jephm
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I love this little museum! It's not very big, but it's very authentic and interactive. The building itself is an old stone building, and the entire interior is reminiscent of fur trading times. There a lots of exhibits you can interact with. There is a...More

1  Thank suitcaseattheready
Reviewed 7 January 2016

If you are in the Lasalle Lachine area of Montreal (southwest) then this would be a great place to stop and learn all about the area and the fur trade.

Thank Celry
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Wonderful location, especially for cyclists touring the Lachine Canal. Good overview of the fur trade, which was the earliest kind of commerce for European settlers in the New World.

Thank Professional-Pilgrim
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This was a fun little place! When we visited Lachine the person at the information desk recommended this museum. There was a very low entry fee and the museum was charming. It was housed in an old stone storehouse that was originally used in the...More

Thank Kgirl00
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Great little museum! We spent 90 minutes there and loved it. We had visited Fort William in Thunder Bay, Ontario a few months ago and this was the perfect companion museum to really better understand the fur trade history. We rented bicycles at Ca Roule...More

2  Thank Kayakcarole
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