Musée Stewart

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MONTREAL, CANADA - AUGUST 9: Stewart Museum on August 9, 2008 in Montreal, Canada. Located at the British military depot on Saint Helen's Island, the museum houses permanent and temporary exhibitions.; Shutterstock ID 126394118; Your name (First / Last): Alexander Howard; GL account no.: 65050; Netsuite department name: Online Editorial; Full Product or Project name including edition: Montreal destination page highlights

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Inside the old Arsenal British garrison (where troops were stationed in the 19th century), this beautifully renovated museum displays relics from Canada’s past in its permanent exhibition, History and Memory. In summer there are military parades outside by actors in 18th-century uniforms; check the website for details. It’s a 1km (about 15-minute) walk from Jean-Drapeau metro station.