Built with the help of the first French settlers, this heritage building, one of the remaining few still standing from the 17th century, represents a vibrant part of our history.
Located in the heart of Old Montréal, the Séminaire de Saint-Sulpice is Montréal’s oldest building still in use and under the same ownership since its construction in 1683. Built with the help of the first French settlers, this heritage building, one of the remaining few to have seen the 17th century, represents a vibrant part of our history.
Through the most beautiful artifacts, archives and works of art released from the Univers culturel de Saint-Sulpice’s heritage collection, the exhibition will take you to the early days of Montréal and explain the role played by the Society of the Priests of Saint-Sulpice in the emergence of the city, giving Montréal its current landscape.
Within the walls of the seminary, you will discover the hidden corners of the seigniorial mansion such as the council chamber, seat of culture and power.
Throughout the tour, you will discover the majestic gardens dating from the French Regime, some of the oldest in North America.