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Railway witnesses - memory of a nation

Railway witnesses: memory of a nation Category : History Date / Period : June 18, 2011 to May 29, 2012 BOOKMARK Telephone: 450 632-2410 Toll-free: Reservation: E-mail: [email protected] URL: http://www.exporail.org Overview Overview "Railway Witnesses: Memory of a Nation" is an exhibition which highlights the important role played by railway companies in Canada’s history for 175 years. From the beginning, the arrival of the railway filled the need for travel in any season. With an iron hand, the railways initiated a chain of events that would help build the country. Its various achievements not only affected the lives of the population, they also transformed the political landscape and economy. Come and discover what dramatic changes the people experienced since the beginning of the railway in 1836. Schedule January 7 to May 13 : Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on weekdays for groups by reservation only (the exterior site is closed during this period); Open on March 7, 8 and 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; May 19 to June 23, every days, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (the exterior site closes at 4 p.m.); June 24 to September 3, every days, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (the exterior site closes at 5 p.m.); September 5 to October 28, Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (the exterior site closes at 4 p.m.). Particularity Language Price $18 to $19 Customers Event location Exporail / Canadian Railway Museum Neighbourhood : Around Montréal 110 Saint-Pierre Street   Highway 15, Exit 42 (route 132)     Saint-Constant   J5A 1G7. Event Details. Location: 110 Saint-Pierre Street