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Founded in 1921 by David Ross McCord, the McCord Museum is dedicated to the preservation, study, and appreciation of Canadian history. Home to the epic Notman photographic archives, the museum collection boasts over 1 million irreplaceable objects, images and manuscripts that recount the social and cultural history of Montréal, Québec and Canada. Thanks to its popular and educational exhibitions, visiting the McCord Museum is like taking a step back in time.
690 Sherbrooke West
Le Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal was founded by the Québec government in 1964. The permanent collection comprises some 7,000 works, including the largest collection of art by Quebecer, Canadian and international artists. Our mission is to promote and preserve contemporary Québec art as well as Canadian and international contemporary art, through exhibitions and numerous other cultural activities. Supported by the Education and Documentation Department, the museum presents a host of educational activities to further familiarize the general public with contemporary art. The museum also stages numerous multimedia events, including performances, new dance, experimental theatre, contemporary music, videos and films. Discover today's art created by living artists using the most current media.
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Founded in 1861, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts now has a collection of more than 30,000 objects, some of them dating back to Antiquity. Proud to be able to make the inestimable wealth of the universal artistic heritage accessible to the public, the Museum is constantly adding to its collection of paintings, sculptures, graphic works, photos and decorative works of art from the four corners of the planet. Come and discover art in all its forms, and enjoy free access to the Museum's permanent exhibit rooms, among other things.
1380 Sherbrooke West
350, Place-Royale (west of De la Commune street, in Old Montréal)
The Montréal Botanical Garden
The Montréal Botanical Garden is a jewel in the city's crown, known worldwide for its beauty. With its 22,000 species and cultivars of plants, 10 exhibition greenhouses, the Tree House and some thirty outdoor gardens over 75 hectares, it's also the ideal place to get in touch with nature and all its beauties.
4101 Sherbrooke Street East
The Montréal Biodome is much more than a zoo – it lets you be totally immersed in different ecosystems! Visit the flora and fauna of a South American tropical rainforest, the Laurentian forest, the Saint-Lawrence marine ecosystem, and the Artic and Antarctic. As you walk through each section, you'll see foreign plants, three-toed sloths, exotic parrots, beavers, wildcats, rays, and even penguins, all in a living re-creation of their natural habitats.
The Montréal casino sits elegantly on Île Notre-Dame in the renovated French and Québec pavilions of Expo '67. Not only does it offer 3,200 slot machines, 120 gaming tables, a keno lounge, and a Royal Ascot electronic horse racing track, but you can also dine in one of 4 restaurants, have a drink in one of 4 bars, or take in a show in the Cabaret du Casino de Montréal. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the casino is always ready for you to come and enjoy yourself.
1, avenue du Casino
Telephone : 514 392-2746 or 1 800 665-2274
Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted — the landscape architect who created New York City's Central Park — Mont Royal Park was officially opened in 1876. To this day, it remains the crowning jewel of Montréal. Start your visit at Smith House to learn about the history of the mountain, then pick your activity according to the season. Snowshoeing, skiing, hiking, biking – or just plain walking. The view won't disappoint.
1260 Remembrance Road
Located in Old Montréal, this church is a stunning example of Gothic Revival architecture. You'll be awed by the grand vaulted ceilings painted a deep blue with golden stars. Be delighted by the extraordinary stained glass windows depicting scenes from the religious history of Montréal.
Montréal Olympic Park
The Montréal Olympic Park complex is a daring architectural design originally built to accommodate the 1976 Summer Games. Since then, over 100 million people have visited the Park to admire the magnificent views from the Observatory, located atop the world's tallest inclined tower, or to attend a special event at the Stadium.
Montréal Science Centre
The Montréal Science Centre is for anyone interested in science and technology and who wants to make it a dynamic and interactive experience.
The objectives of the Montréal Science Centre:
Telephone : 514-496-4724 or 1-877-496-4724
Credit : © Tourisme Montréal, Stéphan Poulin
Old Montréal and Old Port
Montréal on Wheels
Have fun "rolling along" the Lachine canal, the St-Lawrence River, the Olympic stadium and Mont Royal. Rent a bike, inline skates or an electric scooter.
3800, Queen-Mary Rd
Credit : © Ville de Montréal, Johanne Palasse
See the latest IMAX film projected on a seven-story screen, a Canadian technology
King Edward Pier
On a rainy day, explore 32 kilometres (20 miles) of brightly lit, scrupulously clean passageways connecting downtown shopping malls, métro stations, office buildings and some hotels including the Queen Elizabeth hotel.