Musée des Sœurs-Grises

Old Montréal

Dedicated to St Marguerite d’Youville, founder of the community of the Sisters of Charity, better known as the Grey Nuns, this museum has a small but wonderfully presented set of exhibits. Tours of the museum in French and English are available by appointment only; you can take a virtual tour through the website.

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