Société des musées du Québec

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Canada Museum

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Canada’s largest museum in a hospital presents the story of the Shriners Masonic fraternity and their Montréal hospital, one of Canada’s leading pediatric care and research centres since 1925.

Museum experiences

  • The museum gathers a collection of over 2000 objects and 50 000 documents related to the history of pediatric orthopedics and the Shriners' presence in Canada.
  • The exhibit "A tradition moving forwards – the evolution of orthopedic pediatric care and research" highlights the history of the Fraternity and the hospital. Here, you will find a variety of artifacts: medical and research equipment, costumes, uniforms, prosthesis, and even a miniature motorcycle!