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Musée 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
Montréal, QC H3A 1E9
- Tue,: Thu-Fri; 10am-6pm
- Wed: 10am-9pm
- Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm Hours; May; Vary; Seasonally
- Adult CAD15; Senior (60+) CAD12; Student CAD8; Child (6-12) Free; Child (5 and under) Free; Family CAD20
- Best for Holiday Attractions Because: Family friendly activities include hands-on activities for children connected to holiday exhibitions focusing on toys and magic .
- 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.