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Artistic heritage and museums
Patrimoine artistique et musées

City museums

 

Nature museums

 
  Jardin botanique de Montréal   Jardin botanique de Montréal
Montréal's Botanical Garden ranks as one of the world's largest and most spectacular botanical gardens.
 
  Biodôme de Montréal   Biodôme de Montréal
The Biodôme de Montréal recreates some of the most beautiful ecosystems of the Americas: the Tropical Forest, the Laurentian Forest, the St. Lawrence Marine Ecosystem, the Arctic and Antarctic.
 
  Insectarium de Montréal   Insectarium de Montréal
At the Insectarium, visitors can learn about the wonders of the insect world. Its computerized scientific collection contains more than 140,000 specimens.
 
  Planétarium de Montréal   Planétarium de Montréal
The Montréal Planetarium has been offering multimedia shows and exhibitions on astronomy for people of all ages for over 35 years.
 
 

Municipal museums

 
  Centre d'histoire de Montréal   Centre d'histoire de Montréal
The former fire station, with its entrance on the charming Place D'Youville, invites you to experience an all-new urban adventure!
 
  Musée de Lachine   Musée de Lachine (in French)
On the banks of the St. Lawrence River, just 10 kilometres from downtown, art and history meet in a common space.
 
  Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History   Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History
The museum is built on the site where Montréal was founded and features an archaeological crypt, with the remains of structures erected over the centuries by masons and other trades. The way the remains are superposed in this one spot offers a sort of condensed history of Montréal.
 
 

Museums in Montréal

 
     
  Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BanQ)   Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BanQ)
To discover and learn more about Québec’s cultural heritage, consult the collections of the BanQ-La Grande Bibliothèque du Québec.
 
  Canadian Centre for Architecture   Canadian Centre for Architecture
An international research centre and museum dedicated to architecture.
 
  Centre commémoratif de l'Holocauste à Montréal   Centre commémoratif de l'Holocauste à Montréal
Did you know that after the Second World War, Montréal welcomed the third-largest proportion of Holocaust survivors in the world? Some recount their experiences at the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Museum. Their accounts and personal object are telling the History before, during and after the Holocaust.
 
  Centre d'exposition La Prison-des-Patriotes   Centre d'exposition La Prison-des-Patriotes (in French)
A memorial of the 1837-1838 rebellion in Upper Canada.
 
  Cinémathèque québécoise   Cinémathèque québécoise
The Cinémathèque québécoise is a modern institution whose mission is to preserve, document and promote national and international film and television heritage.
 
  Cité historia, musée d’histoire du Sault-au-Récollet   Cité historia, musée d’histoire du Sault-au-Récollet
If a combination of nature and history interests you, visit Cité historia in the Parc nature de l’Île-de-la-Visitation, which highlights the history of Sault-au-Récollet, the Maison du Pressoir and the Site des Moulins.
 
  Darling Foundry   Darling Foundry
The Darling Foundry is a new, strikingly industrial alternative 3500-m 2 complex dedicated to visual artists and their public.
 
  DHC/ART, Fondation pour l’art contemporain   DHC/ART, Fondation pour l’art contemporain
DHC/ART, located in the heart of Old Montréal in a historic renovated building, is an accessible, free, welcoming contemporary art centre.
 
  Écomusée du fier monde   Écomusée du fier monde
Museum of industrial and working-class history in Montréal.
 
    Biosphère, Environment Museum
Environment Canada's Biosphère has been a showcase for environmental education.
 
  Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site of Canada   Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site of Canada
The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site testifies to the apogee of the fur industry in the Montréal region in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
 
  Just for Laughs Museum   Just for Laughs Museum
Enjoy yourself in the deliriously funny Just For Laughs universe, where comedy and entertainment reign.
 
  Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery – Concordia University   Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery – Concordia University
The gallery presents six major exhibits each year.
 
  Maison Saint-Gabriel   Maison Saint-Gabriel
This splendid 300-year old house for receiving the King's Wards purchased by Marguerite Bourgeoys in 1668, is one of the most beautiful examples of traditional Québec architecture.
 
  Centre des sciences de Montréal   Montréal Science Centre
A dynamic and interactive experience for science and technology.
 
  Musée commémoratif de l'Holocauste de Montréal   Musée commémoratif de l'Holocauste de Montréal
(in French)
 
  Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal   Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal
The first major Canadian institution dedicated exclusively to contemporary art, the Musée offers a varied program ranging from presentations of its Permanent Collection to exhibitions of works by Québec, Canadian and international artists.
 
  Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal   Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has, over the past 144 years, has built up a collection of over 30,000 objects - painting, sculpture, works on paper, prints and drawings, photographs and decorative art objects - from Antiquity to today.
 
  Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal   Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal
The museum presents the history of the Hospitallers of Saint-Joseph and of l'Hôtel-Dieu.
 
  Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec   Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec  
  Musée du Château Dufresne   Musée du Château Dufresne
The Château Dufresne was built between 1915 and 1918 and was named a historical monument in 1976. Visitors can see a collection of decorative arts and objects that belonged to the Dufresne family (1875-1947).
 
  Musée du Château Ramezay   Musée du Château Ramezay
Built in 1705, the Château Ramezay Musuem is the oldest private history museum in Québec. The building, that was the residence of many governors, also served as an American army headquarters.
 
     
  Musée Marguerite-Bourgeoys   Musée Marguerite-Bourgeoys
Crowning an ancient promontory above the Saint Lawrence River, once a favoured Amerindian campsite, a 300-year-old chapel, a museum of history and an archaeological site invite you to hear what they have to say about the people who founded Montreal.
 
  Musée McCord d’histoire canadienne   Musée McCord d’histoire canadienne
The McCord Museum houses more than 950,000 objects, images and manuscripts representing Canada's history.
 
  Redpath Museum – McGill University   Redpath Museum – McGill University
The Redpath Museum houses and displays large collections of ancient and modern organisms, minerals, and ethnological artefacts.
 
  Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site of Canada   Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site of Canada
The Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site of Canada commemorates the life and accomplishments of one of the Fathers of Confederation, Sir George-Étienne Cartier.
 
     
  Stewart Museum   Stewart Museum
Four centuries of the history of the New World presented through the museum's rich collections. Costumed interpreters and thematic activities bring to life the history of the 18th century. Open year round.
 
 
 
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