Temporary Exhibition at the C. I. EAU

The Mysteries of the CRAIG

Immerse yourself in the mysterious and fascinating history of the Craig Pumping Station with the newest temporary exhibition presented at the C.I.EAU in collaboration with the CRAIG / CHIC space. 

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The exhibition is composed of descriptive panels, archival photos from the City of Montréal, photographs of sewer exploration, artifacts and video content.

The objective of the exhibition is to reveal all the mysteries surrounding the Craig Pumping Station, an undeniable and underestimated heritage jewel. To do so, a dive into the past is required through the history of Montréal’s sewers.

On the menu:

  • The history of Montréal’s sewers 
  • The history of Craig Pumping Station 
  • The sewer worker’s job
  • Future of the pumping station

Schedule and Duration

The temporary exhibition is available for free access at all times during the opening hours of the C.I.EAU from January 16 to May 1, 2022. The visit takes approximately 30 minutes.


Vernissage virtuel de l'exposition ''Les mystères de la Craig''
Photo credit: Espace CRAIG / CHIC


Vague blanc

Access to our temporary exhibitions is completely free.

Reservations are recommended, but not required. We do not guarantee immediate access to the exhibition without a reservation as the number of visitors is limited due to our health regulations.

Online reservations will be available shortly. In the meantime, contact us by email or by phone to make your reservation. 

Les expositions temporaires du CIEAU
Station Craig - CIEAU
Photo credit: Mario Ouimet

The Espace CRAIG / CHIC

In 2021, the Friends of the Craig created the Espace Craig CHIC, an acronym for Craig History and Interpretation Centre. It is an organization dedicated to the safeguarding, preservation and enhancement of the former Craig Pumping Station located in Montréal. Consult their Facebook page for more information.

Exposition temporaire - Photo archive
Photo credit: Archives de la Ville de Montréal

Thank you to the Écomusée du fier monde for its collaboration in the creation of the exhibition. 

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Communication et relations publiques

Le Centre d’interpretation de l’eau
12 rue Hotte, Laval H7L 2R3
Tel. : 450-963-6463