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Welcome Back: The Museum is Open!

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 team is delighted to re-open our doors.
New measures are in place to ensure that your visit is as safe and enjoyable as possible.

What to know before your visit >

Language as a "Pull" Factor for Newcomers to Francophone Minority Communities

Why do some French-speaking people decide to settle in a majority English-speaking area? The reasons can be complex, but language is one major “pull” factor.

Video clips from interviews with newcomers help us understand how language influenced their decisions >

Museum From Home

Download our app to experience what it was like to arrive at Pier 21. • Explore stories of how quarantine in the 20th century altered the lives of new Canadians. • Connect with researchers that can help you discover your family’s journey.

Enjoy the museum from home >

Virtual Canada Day Celebrations