Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal

Type: Art Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The Musee des Beaux-Arts, founded in 1860, is Canada's oldest museum and boasts some of the finest paintings in the country. Among its permanent holdings are artworks from Canadian artists and those...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Tue,: Thu-Sun; 10am-5pm
  • Wed: 10am-9pm Event; Dates; and; Times; Vary Contact; for; Specific; Dates; and; Times Hours; May; Vary; Seasonally

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult CAD15; Senior (65+) CAD7.50; Student (13-29) CAD7.50; Child (12 and under) Free; Family CAD30

  • Holiday Attractions, Things to Do with Kids, Museums: "Major exhibits are half price on Wednesday evenings after 5 pm."
  • Free Things to Do: "Except Wednesdays after 5 pm,admission to Collections and Discovery exhibits are free for those 30 years and under,over 65 every Thursday,the last Sunday of every month and during the Holiday seasons, December 26 to January 2 and Spring Break for the general public. Major exhibitions are half-price for all on Wednesdays after 5 pm. Closed Monday."
  • Best for Holiday Attractions Because: The Musee des Beaux-Arts hosts special Christmas concerts over the holiday season.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: The museum has special programs for kids of all ages.
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: It's Montreal's largest art museum covering a variety of time periods and art movements.
  • Best for Museums Because: As well as a strong collection of art through the ages, some exhibitions focus on re-examining art works from the 20th century.

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