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Centre d'exposition La Prison-des-Patriotes

Guided visits describe the prisoners' living conditions, the building's architecture and the political motivations of the Patriotes.

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Within the walls of Montréal’s old prison, known as the Pied-du-Courant, the Centre d’exposition La Prison-des-Patriotes recalls the rebellions of 1837 and 1838, the Patriotes and their enemies as well as the imprisonment of 1,300 people, 12 of whom were hanged.

How to Contact
Centre d'exposition La Prison-des-Patriotes
903 De Lorimier Avenue
Montréal, H2K 3V9
Ph: 450 787-9980
Fax: 450 787-3087
Toll free: 1 888 999-1837
Web: website
Email: send email

Opening Hours
Wednesday to Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.