The Old Port of Montréal Corporation has been a part of Montréal for more than 25 years now - a quarter century with a presence and changes that have transformed the face of this major heritage site.
The Old Port of Montréal Corporation is a business corporation created by the Government of Canada in November 1981 to Promote the development of the Old Port of Montréal's territory, and administering and managing Crown property.
The centre gets a new name: the Montréal Science Centre
May 1st, 2000 :
iSci Centre opens, the ancestor of the Montréal Science Centre
Construction begins on the iSci centre on the King-Edward Pier.
1987 to 1995 :
Nine EXPOTEC exhibitions held in Hangar 7.
EXPOTEC themes :
- 1987 : Centennial of engineering
- 1988 : Health
- 1989 : Communications
- 1990 : Sports
- 1991 : Human evolution
- 1992 : Music
- 1993 : The invention craze
- 1994 : The magic of electricity
- 1995 : A celebration of chemistry
The first EXPOTEC (interactive science exhibition) opens in Hangar 7 on the King-Edward Pier.