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Musée d’histoire
de Sherbrooke

Accredited private archive center

 

Reopening our archives

Our archives center has reopened on an appointment-only basis. Your visit to our archives will begin with a telephone research interview with the curator, who will ensure that we can meet your needs and expectations. In order to plan your visit, please fill in the form here.

Our exhibitions

Mémoire de Sherbrooke

June 27, 2019

Permanent Exhibitions, Andrée-Désilets room

Sherbrooke’s memories

A different perspective on Sherbrooke’s history through the accounts of those who dreamt of, chose, lived in, and built the city.

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Exposition virtuelle

To your machines!

To your machines! depicts the broad lines of Sherbrooke’s industrial history and goes beyond factory life to paint a portrait of its inhabitants during this pivotal time.

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News

11 July 2020

150 years of urban history: long live the holidays!

During the 1880s, Petit Lac Magog in the Sherbrooke region became a prime holiday destination for the Francophone bourgeoisie. Several families built plush cottages in the area. However, an alternative was soon required to cater to the needs of holidaymakers who were passing though. As a result, Hôtel Gosselin opened in 1893. It was renamed Lake Park Hotel in 1912.

5 June 2020

150 years of urban history : a landscape of bell towers

Despite the decline in church attendance over the past three decades and the closure of certain churches, many of these places of worship, the vast majority of which are Protestant and Catholic, are still part of Sherbrooke’s urban landscape. We have chosen four that give us a glimpse into the history and religious customs of the Ville de Sherbrooke.

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