The museum has a rich history, in terms of both its historical transformation and its architecture. Considered the most beautiful neo-Gothic church in Montreal, it contains, among other things, exceptional stained-glass windows, a wooden vault with carved angels and an organ rebuilt by the famous Casavant company. The MUMAQ has quite a story to tell!
DiscoverThe MUMAQ’s rich collections illustrate the history of Québec and its evolution through daily life objects from Nouvelle-France to today, shaped by the know-how of local artisans.
The MUMAQ is a unique collection of unique pieces. Nearly 14,000 ancient and contemporary craft objects shape the timeless.
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L’ENCLUME: MUMAQ’S ELECTRONIC MAGAZINE
L’Enclume is dedicated to the appreciation and preservation of the traditional crafts of the artists and artisans of yesterday and today. This magazine opens the door to the life of the museum to all those who are interested, through reflections, analyses, stories, and articles.
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Exclusive interviews with different artisans and artists
THE KNOW-HOW SERIES
The Know-How video series showcases the work of eight artisans, their tools, their production, and their… know-how. The project is an initiative of the Toast Studio content marketing agency, carried out thanks to a grant from the Plan culturel numérique du Québec. Visit our educational exhibition room to see the objects made during the shoot!