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Montreal is home to a slew of interesting history museums but people tend to stick to the ones that are located in the district of Old Montreal. Throughout the city, small museums operated by passionate historians cover specific elements of the past, like the history of audio recording or the evolution of medicine. Here’s a list of 7 off-beat history museums that are often overlooked by visitors:

1. Musée des Ondes Emile Berliner

The Musée des Ondes Emile Berliner is housed in the former Berliner gramophone/RCA Victor factory of Montreal. Named after the German inventor of the gramophone, the museum’s collection includes approximately 30 000 objects pertaining to the recording and broadcasting of sound.