Jack O'Lantern: Halloween at Pointe-à-Callière

21 OCT 2017

29 OCT 2017

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Opening hours

Saturdays, October 21 and 28, 2017
Sundays, October 22 and 29, 2017
Starting at 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Children will enjoy a whimsical look (with some thrills and chills, naturally) at the cultural origins of Halloween and associated beliefs, as they tour the Museum.

According to Jack O’Lantern, a young Irishman condemned to wander through purgatory with only a lantern carved from a turnip, the remains are haunted by twins Rucht and Friucht, a very superstitious witch and a Druid magician who knows the secret of light … and courage. Ready? Set? Boo!


  • Plan for about 45 minutes to complete this tour accompanied by an interpreter-guide.
  • Places for each group are limited.
  • English tours for the general public are offered at 12:45 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Schedule of tours

  • In English : 12:45 pm and 3 pm
  • In French : 12:30 pm, 1:00 pm, 1:15 pm, 2:15 pm, 2:30 pm, 2:45 pm, 3:15 pm, 3:30 pm

Free activity, included with admission to the Museum.

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