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Ecomusee du fier monde

2050, Rue Amherst, Montreal, Quebec H2L 3L8, Canada
+1 514-528-8444
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The Écomusée du fier monde is a history museum that promotes grassroots involvement. You are invited to explore little known facets of Montréal culture. Discover the daily life of the working class and follow the inspiring journeys of grassroots groups. Visit the Écomusée exhibitions and the former Généreux public bath, a magnificent example of 1920s architecture.
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2050, Rue Amherst, Montreal, Quebec H2L 3L8, Canada
Olympic Park & Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa)
+1 514-528-8444
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

This small museum is never going to be a top tourist destination. But if you are interested in learning how the working people of Montreal have lived, particularly during industrialization, this is worth a visit. Short walk from the Sherbrooke station.

Thank Chartering
Reviewed May 15, 2017

I stopped here on the first night of my four day trip to Montreal. It's not something that would necessarily be on the radar of the casual tourist, but if you are very interested in the neighborhoods of Montreal, or an Architecture/Art lover, it's worth...More

1  Thank bmpaczak
Reviewed May 25, 2016

We were at the Ecomusee du Fier Monde for the wedding ceremony for my cousin and his partner this past May long weekend in Montreal. It is a converted bath house with an exhibit about the working class I believe. My French is not great...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
EcomuseeEFM, Responsable des relations publiques at Ecomusee du fier monde, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2017

Thank you for this great review! You are right, our permanent exhibit is about the history of the neighborhood and its working class.

Reviewed November 16, 2015

While everything was in French, the receptionist was very helpful in giving an overview and translating major items. The building, a converted bath house, was very interesting.

Thank Scott F
Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is a nice small museum, there was a time where this museum was a public bathroom so the architecture is quite beautiful but as a downside the place is small for a museum, I visited this museums mostly because it was on my way...More

Thank turbinux
Reviewed March 30, 2014

This museum of working class history is located in a lovely converted art deco public baths. The permanent exhibit is in French (there is an English guide available) and charts the history of this working class neighbourhood. There was also an enjoyable temporary art exhibition...More

1  Thank nick w
Reviewed February 24, 2013

We visited this "Museum of the People" as part of our Via Rail Montreal Vacation with museum pass. It is located in a former bath house designed for the very poor factory workers in this now artesian neighborhood. Although there is little English, we had...More

2  Thank missionrecreate
Olympic Park & Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa)
Named for the Olympic Stadium complexes built for the
1976 games, the Olympic Park and the surrounding
neighborhood of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa) make up
an invigorated area dedicated to "Space for Life."
Around the Olympic Village's arenas and stadiums, Rue
Sherbrooke welcomes exploration of its sculpture
gardens decorated in the works of Jean-Paul Riopelle
and its museum culture headed by the historical
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