Old Custom House, Montreal

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Custom House
Customs House Montreal.jpg
General information
Architectural style Palladian revival
Coordinates 45°30′09″N 73°33′15″W / 45.502565°N 73.554218°W / 45.502565; -73.554218Coordinates: 45°30′09″N 73°33′15″W / 45.502565°N 73.554218°W / 45.502565; -73.554218
Construction started 1836
Completed 1838
Renovated 1881-1882
Design and construction
Architect John Ostell
Official name Former Montreal Custom House National Historic Site of Canada
Designated 1997

The Old Custom House is a building in what is now Old Montreal, which served as Montreal's first custom house. The building was completed in 1836, designed by Montreal architect John Ostell in the Palladian revival style. It is a National Historic Site of Canada.[1] It now houses the Pointe-à-Callière Museum's gift shop.[2]



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