Mus–e McCord d'Histoire canadienne
Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
The McCord Museum houses historic artifacts and visual art from the 18th and 19th centuries. Fun exhibitions like the toy collection allow older visitors to revisit their favorites from childhood... Read More
The McCord Museum houses historic artifacts and visual art from the 18th and 19th centuries. Fun exhibitions like the toy collection allow older visitors to revisit their favorites from childhood while younger visitors can enjoy special school holiday camps. Evening art and cultural based activities add to the appeal of this original teaching museum that offers an impressive online collection. The museum provides much information dealing with the art, culture and history of Native Canadians. Visitors can view native furs, carvings, embroidery, beadwork and 10,000 costumes. Also on display are the Notman Archives, a photography collection containing over 700,000 prints.
690, rue Sherbrooke ouest
Montr–al, QC H3A 1E9
Hours:Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.
- Adult CAD15; Senior (60+) CAD12; Student CAD8; Child (6-12) Free; Child (5 and under) Free; Family CAD20
- Things to Do in December: "As part of the 100-year celebration, the museum is free until mid January with pre bookings."
- Free Things to Do: "The always free, playful and colorful Urban Forest, is a favorite of all age groups and open from May to October. It's best experienced just before the lunch crowds arrive."
- Historic Sites, Museums: "It's free on Wednesday evenings after 5 pm"
- Best for Things to Do in December Because: The exhibitions offer a wide variety from fashion to cartooning to indiginous culture studies to contemporary photography, something for everyone.
- Best for Free Things to Do Because: It a plaeasant and quirky contemporary parkette in the middle of downtown next to a good museum.
- Best for Historic Sites Because: More than a museum, it also functions as an art workshop.
- Best for Museums Because: The McCord Museum focuses on social history in relation to present day Montreal and Canada.