The museum is temporarily closed for renovation works
Built between 1831 and 1840, the Au-Pied-du-Courant prison is one of the oldest preserved neoclassical buildings in Montreal. Discover a piece of history that’s embedded in the collective history of Quebec and let yourself be carried away by the Patriotes’ spirit of liberty and democracy.
- GREAT GUIDED TOURS – In the heart of the old Au-Pied-du-Courant prison, where more than 1,300 Patriotes were jailed and some were even executed, explore their history and see how prisoners lived in this ancient jail.
- THE QUART D'HEURE PATRIOTE – Learn all about it in just a few minutes, in one of our capsule histories on the life and activities of the Patriotes.
903 De Lorimier
Montreal (Quebec) | H2K 3V9