The Mariners’ House, the fifth component of the Pointe-à-Callière complex, is a contemporary, urban project that exemplifies continuity and unity with the main pavilion of the museum, the Éperon, built in 1992.
Pointe-à-Callière - Musée d'archéologie et d'histoire de Montréal /
Quartier International de Montréal - QIM
3 500 m²
Dan S. Hanganu architectes
Stéphane Groleau, Caroline Bergeron, Marc-Antoine Zouéki
The façade overlooking Place d’Youville features a glass wall rising two floors which gives the building an exceptional brightness and transparency that invites visitors discover this new space.
Acquired by the Pointe-à-Callière Museum in 2004, the Mariners’ House now houses exhibition spaces and school workshops. The building is connected to the museum via the crypt under Place Royale, and visitors can access the facilities via a lift and a sculpted staircase. The façade facing Place d’Youville is modulated by a curtain wall rising 2 floors which showcases the entire building. A new roofed glass pavilion completes the facilities, providing an exceptional reception area.