Education Programs for Secondary School Students Education Programs for Secondary School Students

Education Programs
for Secondary School Students


Our education programs will get your students involved while meeting the objectives of the Program of Studies of the Quebec School. The Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum offers you a stimulating and enjoyable educational outing.

commented visit

Commented visit

This 300-year-old chapel and the very captivating history museum connected to it will amaze you. In the company of a guide, you will learn about the truly exceptional life of a woman of action, Marguerite Bourgeoys, and about the early settlers who built Montreal. Visiting our many exhibition rooms will lead you from the stone crypt to the very top of the tower where a spectacular view of Old Montreal and the Old Port awaits you.

Competencies :

  • Examine social situations
  • Show an understanding of religious phenomena
  • Learn to dialogue


  • Founders
  • Institutions
  • The emergence of a society in New France
  • Heritage works

Express visit

No time to see it all? Then the express visit is for you! Visit the three essentials: the chapel, the crypt and the tower and take in the atmosphere of the site.

Complementary activity

Cap your visit to the museum with our complementary activity, an opportunity to go into aspects of the history of the chapel in greater depth with your pupils.  


Visit of the archeological site

Visit the archaeological site located under the chapel and discover a place few visitors have the chance to see! Accompanied by a guide, you will travel through 2400 years of a fascinating history, beginning with the occupation of the site by the Native Peoples and continuing through the period of the devastating 18th-century fire to the present time.


30 minutes

Other programs

We welcome pilgrim groups to Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel.





Visit and
complementary activity


  • One free entrance per group of 20 persons.
  • A lunch area is available at the rate of
    $1 per person.
  • Our rates include all taxes.
  • Reservations are obligatory.
  • A single payment per group.

  • New rates will be effective on July 1, 2015.


    We welcome school groups from Monday to Friday
    from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from September to June.



    Education programs brochure (pdf)


    Poster of education programs for secondary schools (pdf)

    Virtual Exhibition

    In a user-friendly presentation, web surfers have access to a summary of the history of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame, a gallery of schools and text books, pictures of superiors general and community leaders, a time line and a pedagogical project for teachers and adolescents of secondary schools. All of this is copiously illustrated in 800 archival documents as well as original works of Francis Back.

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    Information and reservations

    Julie Bigaouette
    Coordinator of Educational service
    Telephone: (514) 282-8670 extension 237
    FAX: (514) 282-8672




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