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5 Generations, one Port (Self-guided Tour)

Twelve clips of 2-3 minutes telling the history of the Old Port. Our history.

Through the fictitious family story of a former port worker, Bob Bordeleau, you will discover what was happening on the various quays of the Old Port and the popular neighbourhoods from these past two centuries.

Map of the Old Port

The suggested tour goes from East to West, from the Clock Tower Quay to the Harbour Commission Head Office. While following the instructions of the narrator to go from one clip to the other, we invite you to download and print out the map of the Old Port, or to go get it at the ticket office of the Montréal Science Centre. 

  

Instructions
View the clips on this page or even better, come to the Old Port with your portable mutlimedia device.

  1. Print-out the map (PDF, 1 MB)
    Note: If your device is not wi-fi enabled, download the clips below before coming on site.
  2. Go to the Clock Tower Quay, near the Hangar 16.
  3. Connect to our free Wi-Fi, watch the clips, and explore the site by moving from one point to the other.

Photo Credits (pdf)

Enjoy the visit... and the story!


Downloads

The suggested tour goes from East to West, from the Clock Tower Quay to the Harbour Commission Head Office. While following the instructions of the narrator to go from one clip to the other, we invite you to download and print out the map of the Old Port.

Files to download for your portable multimedia player
(PDF Map of the Tour included in the archive)

Video
12 clips - video MP4 (ZIP Archive, 125 MB)

Audio
12 clips - audio MP3 (ZIP Archive, 50 MB)