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BAnQ Vieux-Montréal (Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec)

Organization Region:Montréal City : MontréalDistrict : Downtown

Housed in a gorgeous Beaux-Arts building in Old Montréal, this archive centre preserves documents dating back to the 17th century. Members of the public can come and admire the building’s architecture or browse through paper records and digital archives.

  Édifice Gilles-Hocquart, 535, rue Viger E., Montréal, Québec, Canada, H2L 2P3
1 800 363-9028 Toll free
514 873-1100

Activities and services


  • Tours : in french
  • Tours : in english

Signs and shuttles

  • Subway (station)


  • Full access (Kéroul)

Schedules and rates

Open year round