The women’s museum of Longueil, in Québec

Montreal doesn’t have a women’s museum, so I went to Longueil, a suburb in the south of Montreal. Don’t let its basic little bungalow appearance fool you, visiting this museum is an uncommon experience.

I advise you to call before your visit. You might be lucky enough to be greeted by Lydie Olga Ntap, the museum’s founder and both a lawyer and a museologist. Lydie Olga Ntap is a well of information not only about her museum but also about other women’s museum around the world: she’s vice-president of the International Association of Women’s Museums (IAWM).

And maybe, just like I did, you’ll end spending over 4 hours at the museum.

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