Into the Wonder Room

90 min. with multimedia show60 people max.
Into the Wonder Room

Until December 2020

Enter Into the Wonder Room where science rubs elbows with the unusual and the marvelous. Featuring over 1,000 objects from the four corners of the earth, this exhibition introduces students to the fascinating world of collections and curiosity cabinets, highlighting their impact on knowledge development and the desire to decipher the world. Discover this magical and spectacular installation during an interactive and playful visit. Thrills and discoveries guaranteed!

Creative Workshop

Your students will participate in a 30-minute creative workshop after the visit of the exhibition.

Competencies developed

The activities on this interpreted tour are in line with the aims of the Quebec education programs and help develop the following competencies.

In Québec

Mathematics, Science and Technology

  • To explore the world of science and technology
  • To become familiar with scientific and technological ways of reasoning and doing things
  • To become familiar with certain aspects of the languages used in science and technology

Arts Education

  • To appreciate works of art, traditional artistic objects, media images, personal productions and those of classmates
  • To examine a work of art, traditional artistic object or media images for sociocultural references

Social sciences: History and Citizenship Education

  • Constructs his/her consciousness of citizenship through the study of history

Content of the Program

  • A new vision of humanity
  • The concept of human beings in society and their place in the universe
  • The contribution of humanist ideas to the development of Western culture
  • Humanist values in Western society
  • European expansion in the world
  • Economic and cultural relationships between societies
  • The American or French revolution
  • The role of revolutions in the conquest and recognition of fundamental rights

Science and Technology

  • Makes the most of his/her knowledge of science and technology
  • Understands natural phenomena
  • Identifies the effects of science and technology

Information and reservations

Hours and rates of visits and group activities 2019-2020

September 2020 to April 2021
Tuesday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm
+ Mondays October 26 and December 14, 2020

May-June 2021
Tuesday to Friday, 9:30 am to 5 pm
+ Mondays June 7, 14 and 21, 2021

Rates in effect as of September 1, 2020

Elementary Students$9.50
Secondary Students$10.50
Accompanying Adults (1 for 15 students)Free
Additional Accompanying Adult$14
3rd or additional adult$17
Role of accompanying adults

Divide the group into smaller sub-groups according to the number of groups specified on your reservation. The number of groups required corresponds to the number of accompanying adults required during the visit.

Follow the group at all times to maintain discipline and manage particular cases. The mediator or guide will lead the visit. Accompanying adults must stay with and supervise the group during lunch time.

One-day package

Add a workshop and enjoy a full day at Pointe-à-Callière:

Elementary Students$18
Secondary Students$20
Visit the Museum as well as one of our partners : Guidatour (An activity at the Museum and an ExplorAction walking tour of Old Montreal - 514 844-4021 or 1 800 363-4021) and Croisières AML (An activity at the Museum and a Sailor for a day cruise or guided sightseeing cruise – 1 888 748-4857 ext. 225 or 335)
Lunch room

A lunch room is available for groups.
Reservations required.

Per student$1
Free if taking part in two activities during the day.

Access to the Museum

Consult instructions.
There is free bus parking on de la Commune Street, at the corner of Place Royale.

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