5. Musée des hospitalières de l’Hotel-Dieu de Montreal

The Hotel-Dieu hospital was founded in 1645 by Montreal’s co-founder Jeanne Mance and it still exists to this day, though it has been rebuilt several times. Inside the Musée des hospitalières de l’Hotel-Dieu, you’ll learn more about the history of the city of Montreal and about the evolution of illness and treatment since the beginning of the New France settlements.