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Attractions

Montréal is yours

Visit a wide variety of popular and exciting attractions, sure to please every traveler, public transportation included!

Reservations for cruises and some museum exhibitions are recommended.

To ensure access to sites and exhibitions before they close, check the ticket counter opening hours of the participating attractions you wish to visit.

observation deck

Au Sommet Place Ville Marie – Observation Deck
A unique space offering visitors an extraordinary view of the city, an interactive path to discover the daily life in Montréal. Experience the audacious local Quebecois cuisine at the restaurant les Enfants Terribles.

© Au Sommet Place Ville Marie

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE

Low season: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
High season: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Access to the site closes one hour before closing time.

ausommetpvm.com

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 544-8200 | 1 Place Ville Marie (entrance on Cathcart Street)

Métro McGill


bateau mouche

Bateau-Mouche (cruises) at the Old Port of Montréal
Whether it’s on the Chic Terrace, the open-deck Salon Prestige, or the air conditioned Salle Panoramique, guests will enjoy breathtaking views of Montréal and its surrounding islands.

© Normand Huberdeau /NH Photographes

Get a 60-minute cruise.

SCHEDULE

Mid-May to mid-October: 60-minute cruises: daily departures low season at 2:30 and 4 pm. Daily departures high season (from June 18 to September 5) at 11 am, 2:30, 4 and 5:30pm

bateaumouche.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 849-9952 | Jacques-Cartier Pier, Old Port of Montréal

Métro Champ-de-Mars


biodôme

Biodôme de Montréal – Space for Life
The Biodôme offers an immersive experience in five ecosystems, where more than 7,000 animals comprising 270 different species and 500 plant types live under the same roof. Experienced nature interpreters accompany visitors through the Americas: the Tropical Rainforest, the Laurentian Maple Forest, the giant salt water basin of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Sub-Antarctic regions.

© Montréal Biodôme, Sean O’Neill

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE
Until September 5, 2016, daily, 9 am to 18 pm ; September 6 , 2016 to June 12, 2017 , Tuesday to Sunday, 9 am to 17 pm ; From June 12 to September 4, 2017, daily, 9 am to 18 pm.
Open Monday holidays. Closed on 24 and 25 December.

montrealspaceforlife.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 788-5210 | Parking: 3000 Viau Street
4777 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue

Métro Viau


casino de montréal

Casino de Montréal
With nearly 100 gaming tables and approximately 3,000 slot machines, the Casino de Montréal offers one of the largest game varieties in North America. The Casino includes four restaurantsand four bars, which host cabaret- and burlesque-style shows, electrodance performances, and concerts from the most popular local and international singers.

© Casino de Montréal

Get a $25 in gaming credits.

SCHEDULE

The Casino is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 18 and over.

casino-de-montreal.com

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 392-2746 | 1 du Casino Avenue
Parc Jean-Drapeau

Métro Jean-Drapeau


cca

Canadian Centre for Architecture
The CCA has received numerous awards for the design of its building, which includes the Shaughnessy House, one of the rare 19th-century Montréal houses open to the public. The sculpture garden reflects the history of architecture as well as the city that surrounds the site. In addition to exhibitions, the CCA organizes a wide variety of activities: guided tours of the building, the garden or the current exhibitions, films, lectures and workshops.

© Canadian Centre for Architecture, Richard Bryant

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE

Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

cca.qc.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 939-7026 | 1920 Baile Street

Métro Guy-Concordia


aml

Croisières AML
Embark upon the Cavalier Maxim and discover the best view of the city. Relive a page of civic history with a certified guide, who will fascinate with anecdotes and heritage facts and enjoy the boat’s terrace and dance floor.

© Pascal Duchesne

Get a 60 minutes cruise (from June 25, to September 4). Before and after this period: 90-minutes cruise.

SCHEDULE

May to October.

croisieresaml.com

CONTACT INFORMATION

1 800 563-4643 | Convoyeurs Pier
Old Port of Montréal

Métro Place-d’Armes


économusée

Écomusée du fier monde
The Écomusée du fier monde invites guests to travel through time to the Industrial Revolution! A museum both of history and society, the Écomusée encourages an exploration of industry throughout the years and promotes reflection upon key community issues. The museum makes it home in the old Généreux public bath, a magnificent example of architecture from the 1920s.

© Écomusée du fier monde

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE

Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (until 5 p.m. in July and August); Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ecomusee.qc.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 528-8444 |2050 Amherst Street

Métro Berri-UQAM


ecorecreo

Écorécréo
Écorécréo specializes in the rental of outdoor recreational equipment. Hop in one of our multileg-drive quadricycles and complete your day with a relaxing pedalo tour of Bassin Bonsecours.

© Michel Julien

Get One quadricycle or boat rental.

SCHEDULE

Beginning of June to beginning of September : Daily, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April, May, September and October: Saturday, Sunday and holidays, noon to 5 p.m.
Dates and hours of operation may vary.

ecorecreo.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 465-0594 |Old Port of Montréal
Jacques-Cartier Pier

Métro Champ-de-Mars


les amis de la montagne

Les amis de la montagne
Inaugurated in 1876, the Mount Royal Park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the highly skilled designer behind New York’s Central Park. It is an ideal site for admiring a wide variety of plants and birds or for enjoying outdoor activities.

© Tourisme Montréal, Stéphan Poulin

Get 2-hour ice skate rental.

SCHEDULE

December 5 to 11: Sunday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. December 12 to March 12: Sunday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Closes at 5 p.m. on December 24 and 31; closed December 25 and January 1.

themountroyal.qc.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 843-8240 |Mount-Royal Park
Beaver Lake Pavilion
2000 Chemin Remembrance

Métro Champ-de-Mars


maison st-gabriel

Maison Saint-Gabriel, Museum and Historic Site
Purchased by Marguerite Bourgeoys in 1662, this magnificent 300-year-old house is one of the most beautiful examples of traditional Québec architecture. Converted into a museum, it showcases various aspects of rural life in the 17th century and the extraordinary experience of the King’s Wards. Shows and programming with artisans, musicians, actors, and storytellers. Temporary exhibits are housed in the 19th-century stone barn and the garden recreated in the spirit of New France.

© Pierre Guzzo / Liliane Bedey

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE

January 5 to June 18: Tuesday to Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 19 to September 4: Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. September 6 to December 18: Tuesday to Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

maisonsaint-gabriel.qc.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 935-8136 |2146 Place Dublin

Métro Charlevoix – bus 57 East


mcCord museum

McCord Museum
The McCord Museum celebrates Montréal life past and present – its people, its artisans, its communities, its metropolitan area. The Museum presents exhibitions that appeal to people from here and elsewhere. It also offers educational and cultural activities and innovative Internet projects.

© McCord Museum

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE

Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Wednesday, until 9 p.m.); Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Monday except on holiday and during summer.

musee-mccord.qc.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 398-7100 |690 Sherbrooke Street West

Métro McGill


Montréal botanical garden

Montréal Botanical Garden – Space for Life
Its rich collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, its 10 exhibition greenhouses, Tree House, and some 30 thematic gardens make the venue exceptional. Its cultural gardens, in particular, invite you to travel to places like China, Japan, and the First Nations through botanical traditions.

© Tourisme Montréal

Get a free entrance (including entrance to the Insectarium).

SCHEDULE

January 1 to May 13, 2016 : Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (open on statutory holidays); May 14 to September 1: daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ; September 2 to October 31: daily, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; November 1 to December 31, Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on December 24 and 25, open on other statutory holidays); January 1 to May 12, 2017, Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ( open March 6 and on other statutory holidays).

montrealspaceforlife.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 872-1400 |4101 Sherbrooke Street East

Métro Pie-IX


insectarium

Montréal Insectarium – Space for Life
This is the largest museum devoted to insects in North America. It houses a collection of some 160,000 specimens of living and naturalized insects presented in several spellbinding vivariums. Passionate entomologist animators help visitors discover the amazing diversity of insects, the champions of nature.

© Insectarium de Montréal, Karine Vendette

Get a free entrance (including entrance to the Botanical Garden).

SCHEDULE

January 1 to May 13, 2016 : Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (open on statutory holidays); May 14 to September 1: daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ; September 2 to October 31: daily, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; November 1 to December 31, Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on December 24 and 25, open on other statutory holidays); January 1 to May 12, 2017, Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ( open March 6 and on other statutory holidays).

montrealspaceforlife.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 872-1400 | 4581 Sherbrooke Street East

Métro Pie-IX


mac

Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
The Musée presents temporary exhibitions devoted to outstanding and relevant current artists who provide their own, particular insight into our society, as well as exhibitions of works drawn from the museum’s extensive permanent collection. Every form of expression may be featured: digital and sound works, installations, paintings, sculptures, ephemeral pieces, and more.

© Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Martine Doyon

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE

Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

macm.org

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 847-6226 |185 Sainte-Catherine Street West

Métro Place-des-Arts


Musée Grévin

Musée Grévin Montréal
It’s the site of unlikely encounters. From Céline Dion and Michael Jackson to Einstein and Barack Obama, 120 past and present celebrities from the arts, sciences, politics, and sports are on display in a setting staged by Montréal-based Moment Factory.

© Musée Grévin

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE

June 25 to August 28: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rest of the year: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ticket office closes one hour before Museum closes.

grevin-montreal.com

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 788-5210 | 705 Sainte-Catherine Street West
Montréal Eaton Centre
5th floor

Métro McGill


Fashion museum

Fashion Museum
As the sole museal institution in Québec dedicated to fashion and textile art, the MCTQ promotes the textile and clothing heritage. The museum exhibits creations from Québec amongst a collection of international artefacts, thus shining a light upon the artists and artisans who have been a part of Québec’s ongoing success in the world of fashion.

© Fashion Museum

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

mctq.org

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 419-2300 |363 de la Commune Street East

Métro Champ-de-Mars


Pointe-à-Callière

Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History
Pointe-à-Callière is a national historic site rising above the actual remains of the city’s birthplace. An archaeological tour takes visitors from the 14th century to present day. Cutting-edge technology and a multimedia show bring the past to life in a whole new light. The Museum will open new spaces in 2016, just in time for Montréal’s 375th anniversary in 2017.

© Pointe-à-Callière, Caroline Bergeron

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE

Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 24 to September 5: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on May 23, October 10, December 25 and January 1.

pacmusee.qc.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 872-9150 | 350 Place Royale

Métro Place-d’Armes


Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium – Space for Life

Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium – Space for Life
Live an unprecedented immersive experience of the Universe through two complementary shows in a LEED Platinum certified building boldly designed with 360° domes on the cutting edge of technology. Transport yourself to the confines of space, then visit the digital and interactive exhibition.

© Space for Life, Daniel Choinière

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE

September 6 to June 17: Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 18 to September 5: Sunday to Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed on December 24 and 25.

montrealspaceforlife.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 868-3000 | Parking: 3000 Viau Street
4801 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue

Métro Viau


Stewart Museum

Stewart Museum
The Stewart Museum celebrates the influence of European civilization in New France and North America. Ivory, faience, brocade, silver, parchment… all these materials hand crafted by masters weave a time line where five centuries of political events, scientific experiments and cultural life unfold. The Museum occupies the British fortified depot on Île Sainte-Hélène, a 19th century military construction.

© Stewart Museum

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Tuesday, from September 9 to June 19.

stewart-museum.org

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 861-6701 | 20 Tour-de-l’Isle Road
Parc Jean-Drapeau

Métro Jean-Drapeau


mbam

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ encyclopedic collection features over 41,000 works. Its major temporary exhibitions combine various artistic disciplines – fine arts, music, film, fashion and design – in innovative presentations. A fifth pavilion devoted to international art and education will open its doors in late 2016.

© The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Marc Cramer

Get a free entrance. . For major exhibitions, the Museum will offer you the next available time slot.

SCHEDULE

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on December 25 and January 1. Major Exhibitions are accessible on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

mbam.qc.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 285-2000 | 1380 Sherbrooke Street West

Métro Guy-Concordia


The Montréal Tower

The Montréal Tower / Montréal Olympic Park
The Montreal Tower is the tallest inclined structure in the world, rising a dizzying 165 metres at an angle of 45°. Ride to its peak via a glass funicular and enjoy spectacular views of the city and the majestic St-Lawrence River. Throughout the year, the Esplanade Financière Sun Life, also located at the foot of the Olympic Stadium, offers a diverse program of sporting and cultural events for young and old.

© Montréal Olympic Park

Get a free entrance.

SCHEDULE

February 20 to April 29: Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (February 22, closed; March 28, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) April 30 to June 23 and September 6 to October 10: Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Monday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. (holiday Mondays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) June 24 to September 5: Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Monday, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. (September 5, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.) October 11 to December 23: Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

parcolympique.qc.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 252-4737 | Parking: 3200 Viau Street
Entrance at Tower base, across from Biodôme

Métro Viau


Museum of Saint Joseph's Oratory

MUSEUM OF SAINT JOSEPH’S ORATORY OF MOUNT ROYAL
The Museum of Saint Joseph’s Oratory is well-known for its multicultural collection of some 200 nativity scenes on permanent exhibition. Through temporary exhibitions, the Museum invites you to explore a rich and rare collection of items representing the religious and artistic heritage of Québec and elsewhere.

© Réjean Ménard

The Museum is temporarily closed and will reopen in spring 2017. The Oratory remains open.

www.saint-joseph.org/

CONTACT INFORMATION

3800 Queen-Mary Road

Côte-des-Neiges


Voiles en voiles

Voiles en voiles
Voiles en Voiles is a family theme park offering outdoor fun, immersing children and adults into an 18th century world of pirates and royal ships. Activities include aerial adventure courses, climbing challenges, and an inflatable playground.

© Voiles en voiles

Get Two hours of unlimited access to adventure course.

SCHEDULE

April 9 to May 19 : Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 20 to June 9: Saturday, Sunday and holidays, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 10 to August 28: Daily, 9 a.m. to 10 p .m. August 29 to September 9: Saturday, Sunday and holidays, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. September 10 to October 30: Saturday, Sunday and holidays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

voilesenvoiles.com

CONTACT INFORMATION

514 473-1458 | Place des Vestiges
Quays of the Old Port of Montréal

Champ-de-Mars