Roam the streets of Montreal with this application to immerse yourself in the city’s history, with over 60 unique items to discover (points of interest and augmented reality segments).

At night, enjoy Cité Mémoire’s twenty different projected tableaux created by Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon in collaboration with Michel Marc Bouchard.

Cité Mémoire is a poetic creation inspired by the history of Montreal. It will lead you to fascinating encounters with both unknown and famous characters who bring to life the richness and complexity of Montreal through time.

Before your visit, download this application and its content (entirely or one circuit at a time).

• Have your headphones handy and a fully-charged device (mobile phone or tablet) for the best experience
• Techno-historic tours for daytime or nighttime, depending on your availability
• Soundtrack for Cité Mémoire installations and historical content associated with each one
• Free Wi-Fi zone
• Choice of four languages (installed in the language of your device): French, English, Spanish, and Mandarin
• Detailed geolocalized map
• Signage in the city to help you get your bearings

What’s New

Version 3.3.1

IOS 14 bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

srohde ,

Over thought, poorly rendered

This is a hot mess. It's slow, confusing, and nags you with warnings and confirmation pop ups every time you touch the screen. I can just hear the inane and unending discussions of the self-absorbed development team who worked on it. They thought they were delivering a polished gem but it's obvious that they put zero effort into real-world usability.

RoadTrip2012 ,

Good Idea Bad Execution

This app is pretty difficult to use. The location points are not very accurate and the map doesn’t move well with the haptics on my iPhone. No zoom in or out. The reference point for where I’m standing is incorrect. Downloading the content takes time if I just see the projections while walking around and want to check it out. Not usable on its own. I keep having to go back and forth in a decent navigation app. Audio doesn’t play. Tapping on the (?) leads to just caption options, not actual help suggestions. The idea of a walking tour app is great, and the curated content is interesting, but the navigation needs a lot of work.

Pickyiphoneowner ,

Incredible city app-- especially at night

You MUST at least do one of the 30 minute night circuits if you're in town. The projections on the walls of buildings look fantastic.

Do this with an iPad if you can. The extra large screen improves the experience, and you'll need the battery life.

Daytime circuit is less visually amazing but still a fun way to spend an afternoon learning about Montreal.

A few minor ways this app could be improved:
1) Say which direction to face. We did the first stop of the northern (red) 30 minute day circuit facing the wrong direction, so the picture wasn't as cool.
2) Make the starting address easy to copy & paste into a maps application to get directions to the starting place.
3) The app isn't stable in the background, so if you stop for a coffee you have to reload and click though to get back to where you left off.

App Privacy

The developer, Montréal en Histoires, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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