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Attractions

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

To make the most of your stay :

  • Go to the attraction’s websites for daily opening and closing hours.
  • Find out more about guided visits offered by some attractions.
  • Discover the surrounding neighbourhood.
  • Keep your Passeport MTL with you at all times – it’s your proof of payment in attractions and on public transit.
  • Take the metro or the bus to get around the city!
sommet-observatoire-fiches-2016

© Observatoire Place Ville Marie, Eva Blue

Observatoire Place Ville Marie

Get a free entrance.


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.


Website
514 544-8200
3 Place Ville Marie (entrance on Cathcart Street)
Metro McGill
Métro Bonaventure


Regular season: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Summer season (June 22 to September 30, 2017): Monday to Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.


bateau mouche

© Bateau-Mouche au Vieux-Port de Montréal

BATEAU MOUCHE AT THE OLD PORT OF MONTRÉAL (Back for spring 2018)

Get a 60-minute cruise.


Complete your Old Montréal experience with a cruise on the Bateau-Mouche. Whether you are on the main deck, upper deck, or the beautiful outdoor terrace, Le Bateau-Mouche’s lustrous environment will charm you. Plunge into the city with Le Bateau-Mouche and make the most of the summer!


Website
514 849-9952
Jacques-Cartier Pier, Old Port of Montréal
Metro Champ-de-Mars


May 12 to June 15, 2018: Daily, 2:30 p.m.; Daily, 4 p.m.; Daily, noon; Daily, 7 p.m.
June 16 to Sep 3, 2018: Daily, 11 a.m.; Daily, noon; Daily, 2:30 p.m.; Daily, 4 p.m.; Daily, 7 p.m.
Sep 4 to Oct 14, 2018: Daily, noon; Daily, 2:30 p.m.; Daily, 4 p.m.; Daily, 7 p.m.


biodôme

© Montréal Biodôme, Sean O’Neill

BIODÔME DE MONTRÉAL – SPACE FOR LIFE

Get a free entrance.


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 Sutour

b-Antarctic regions.


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


Sep 5, 2017 to Feb 10, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: Dec 24 and 25.
* Closed temporarely on February 11, 2018


biosphère

© Biosphère, Environment Museum

BIOSPHERE, ENVIRONMENT MUSEUM

Get a free entrance.


A Montréal architectural landmark from Expo 67, the Biosphere is a unique site in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau on Île Sainte-Hélène. New lighting design around its structure has been created for Montréal’s 375th anniversary and Expo67’s 50th. In a stimulating atmosphere, the venue hosts exhibitions and scientific events that highlight the ways we can live as eco-citizens, addressing major environmental issues related to water, air, climate change, energy, severe weather, and sustainable development.


Website
514-283-5000
160 Tour-de-l’Isle Road
Île Sainte-Hélène
Metro Jean-Drapeau


Jan 14 to Mar 31, 2018: Sun, Thu, Fri, Sat, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Apr 1 to May 31, 2018: Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
June 1 to Nov 11, 2018: Daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: Oct 9, Mar 30, Apr 1, May 21, June 24, July 1, Sep 3 and Oct 8.
Closed on statutory holidays.


casino de montréal© Casino de Montréal

CASINO DE MONTRÉAL

Get a $25 in gaming credits.


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.


Website
514 392-2746
1 du Casino Avenue
Metro Jean-Drapeau


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


Centre d'histoire de Montréal© Centre d’histoire de Montréal, Normand Rajotte

CENTRE D’HISTOIRE DE MONTRÉAL

Get a free entrance.


With three floors and as many exhibitions, you’ll live or re-live the rich and eventful history of our metropolis through sound environments, spectacular images, visual effects, personal testimonies and intriguing artefacts.


Website
514-872-3207
335 d’Youville Place
Metro Square-Victoria – OACI


Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: Dec 25 and Jan 1.


aml

© Pascal Duchesne

CROISIÈRES AML

Cruises will be back in spring 2018.


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.


Website
514-842-9300
Alexandra Pier, Old Port of Montréal
Metro Place-d’Armes


May to October.


écomusée

© Écomusée du fier monde

ÉCOMUSÉE DU FIER MONDE

Get a free entrance.


The Écomusée du fier monde is a history museum that promotes grassroots involvement. You are invited to explore little known facets of Montréal culture. Discover the daily life of the working class and follow the inspiring journeys of grassroots groups. Visit the Écomusée exhibitions and the former Généreux public bath, a magnificent example of 1920s architecture.


Website
514 528-8444
2050 Amherst Street
Metro Berri-UQAM


Jan 1 to June 30, 2018: Wed, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thu, Fri, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sun, Sat, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: July 1, Dec 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, Jan 1, 2 and June 24.


zoo ecomuseum© Ecomuseum Zoo

ECOMUSEUM ZOO

Get a free entrance.


Open 364 days a year, the Ecomuseum Zoo offers an escape into nature on the island of Montréal, only 25 minutes from downtown. Face to face with Québec wildlife, visitors will be able to have memorable encounters with, among others, black bears, woodland caribous, Canada lynx, eagles, reptiles, amphibians and more.


Website
514-457-9449
21125 Sainte-Marie Road
Highway 40 W., Exit 44
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue


Daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: Dec 25.


écorecréo

© Michel Julien

ÉCORÉCRÉO (Back for spring 2018)

Get a 30-minute quadricyle rental PLUS a 30-minute pedal boat rental.


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.


Website
514 465-0594
Old Port of Montréal
Jacques-Cartier Pier
Metro Champ-de-Mars


Mar 17 to Apr 30, 2018: Sun, Sat, noon to 5 p.m.
May 1 to 19, 2018: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, noon to 6 p.m.; Sun, Sat, noon to 8 p.m.
May 20 to June 16, 2018: Daily, noon to 8 p.m.
June 17 to Aug 20, 2018: Daily, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Aug 21 to Sep 4, 2018: Daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sep 5 to Oct 9, 2018: Sun, Sat, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


musée grévin

© Musée Grévin

GRÉVIN MONTRÉAL MUSEUM

Get a free entrance.


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.


Website
514 788-5210
705 Sainte-Catherine Street West
Montréal Eaton Centre
5th floor
Metro McGill


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: Dec 25 and Jan 1.
Ticket office closes one hour before the museum closes. Exceptionally closed on January 10, 11 and 12, 2018.


maison st-gabriel

© Maison Saint-Gabriel

MAISON SAINT-GABRIEL, MUSEUM AND HISTORIC SITE

Get a free entrance.


Magnificent example of 17th century architecture, this house, bought by Marguerite Bourgeoys in 1668, was the home of the King’s Wards. Enjoy the talent of its guides in period costume, its thematic gardens and the originality of its summer weekends programme with actors, musicians and artisans practising old-fashioned trades.


Website
514 935-8136
2146 Dublin Place
Metro Charlevoix – bus 57 East


Jan 9 to June 25, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
June 26 to Sep 9, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: Dec 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, Jan 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, June 24 and July 1.


Musée mcCord

© McCord Museum

MCCORD MUSEUM

Get a free entrance.


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.


Website
514-861-6701
690 Sherbrooke Street West
Metro McGill


Regular schedule: Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. except Wednesday, until 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Summer schedule (May 23 to September 22): Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Wednesday until 9 p.m.); Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open on holiday Mondays.


jardin botanique

© Tourisme Montréal

MONTRÉAL BOTANICAL GARDEN – SPACE FOR LIFE

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


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.


Website
514 872-1400
4101 Sherbrooke Street East
Metro Pie-IX


Jan 1, 2018 to May 14, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: Dec 24 and 25.
Open on Mondays January 1, March 5 ans April 2, 2018.


insectarium

© Insectarium de Montréal, Karine Vendette

MONTRÉAL INSECTARIUM – SPACE FOR LIFE

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


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.


Website
514 872-1400
4581 Sherbrooke Street East
Metro Pie-IX


Jan 1, 2018 to May 14, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: Dec 24 and 25.
Open on statutory holidays except for December 24 and 25. Open on Mondays January 1, March 5 and April 2, 2018.


mac

© Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Martine Doyon

MUSÉE D’ART CONTEMPORAIN DE MONTRÉAL

Get a free entrance.


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.


Website
514 847-6226
185 Sainte-Catherine Street West
Metro Place-des-Arts


Tue, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wed, Thu, Fri, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sun, Sat, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed: Dec 25 and Jan 1.


Musée de l’Oratoire Saint-Joseph du Mont-Royal

© Réjean Ménard

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.


Website
514-733-8211
3800 Queen-Mary Road
Metro Côte-des-Neiges


Opening from 10 am to 4:30 pm until September 30. From June 25 to September 3 closing Saturdays and Sundays at 5:30 pm instead of 4:30 pm.


pac© Pointe-à-Callière, Caroline Bergeron

POINTE-À-CALLIÈRE, MONTRÉAL ARCHEOLOGY AND HISTORY COMPLEX

Get a free entrance.


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.


Website
514 872-9150
350 Royale Place
Metro Place-d’Armes


jan 1 to June 24, 2018: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun, Sat, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
June 25 to Sep 3, 2018: Sun, Sat, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sep 4, 2018 to Jan 6, 2019: Sun, Sat, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Variable schedule on statutory holidays.


Planétarium

© Space for Life, Daniel Choinière

RIO TINTO ALCAN PLANETARIUM – SPACE FOR LIFE

Get a free entrance.


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.


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


January 1 to May 14, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thu, Fri, Sat, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Open on January 1, March 5, April 2 and statutory holidays except for December 24 and 25.


musée stewart

Studio du Ruisseau © SMQ

STEWART MUSEUM

Get a free entrance.


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.


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


Jan 2 to June 25, 2018: Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
June 26 to Sep 5, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: Dec 25 and Jan 1.


mbam

© MBAM, Denis Farley

THE MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

Get a free entrance.


The MMFA welcomes a million visitors annually. The Museum’s original temporary exhibitions combine various artistic disciplines – fine arts, music, film, fashion and design – and are exported around the world. Its rich encyclopedic collection, distributed among five pavilions, includes international art, world cultures, decorative arts and design, and Quebec and Canadian art.


Website
514 285-2000
1380 Sherbrooke Street West
Metro Guy-Concordia


Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Also Mondays, from June 26 to September 4, and October 9.
Major exhibitions are accessible on Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.


tour - parc olympique

© Montréal Olympic Park

THE MONTRÉAL TOWER / OLYMPIC PARK

Get a free entrance.


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.


Website
514 252-4141
Parking: 3200 Viau Street
Entrance at Tower base, across from Biodôme
Metro Viau


Close from January 8 to February 21, 2018.
Feb 22 to Apr 30, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
May 1 to June 23, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Mon, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
June 24 to Sep 3, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Mon, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sep 4 to Oct 8, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Mon, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Oct 9 to Dec 23, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: Dec 18, 24 and 25.