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A brief history

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.

2002 :
The centre gets a new name: the Montréal Science Centre

6 mai 2000 :
iSci Centre opens, the ancestor of the Montréal Science Center

1998 :
Construction begins on the iSci centre on the King-Edward Pier.

1987 à 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

1987 :
The first EXPOTEC (interactive science exhibition) opens in Hangar 7 on the King-Edward Pier.


On The Old Port

KURIOS — Cabinet of Curiosities
From April 24

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