Activities and Guided tours

Free with admission - no reservations

Activities and Guided tours

Our guides offer tours and information sessions every day of the week. Whether it’s your first visit or thousandth, whether you’ve come alone or as a family, the Museum has the right tour for you! Reservations aren’t required, and tours are included in the price of admission.

First-timers’ Tour

Family Tour

You’re visiting the Museum as a family and you want to combine learning with fun for all ages? This is the tour for you.

Archaeological Tour

Archaeology is your thing? Here’s a tour that will take you to the heart of the remains of the birthplace of Montréal.

What’s New Tour

This isn’t your first time at the Museum. This is the tour for you if you want to experience the latest the Museum has to offer.

Schedule may vary at any time

Fort de Ville-Marie: Where Montréal Began
Presentations (20 minutes)

  • Monday to Friday
    • English: 3:30 pm
    • French: 1 pm + Wednesdays 6 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday
    • English: 3:30 pm
    • French: 12 pm and 2 pm

Tour of the archaeological ruins
Guided tours (60 minutes)

  • Every day
    • English: 2:30 pm
    • French: 1 pm + Wednesday 6 pm

Hello, Montréal! Bell's Historical Collections
Presentations (20 minutes)

  • Every day
    • English: 12:30 pm
    • French: 11 am, 2 pm and 3:30 pm
Opening hours - Museum
MondayClosed
Tuesday to Friday10 am - 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday11 am - 5 pm
July 111 am - 6 pm
Open: June 24 and July 1

Pirates or Privateers? exhibition
The exhibition for the general public and families is self-guided. Tours with a interpreter-guide are available for this exhibit from Monday to Friday but only for kindergarten and elementary school groups (reservations required).

Also featuring

Many other possibilities!

Family Activities

Family Activities

Museum Shop

Museum Shop

L'Arrivage Bistro

L'Arrivage Bistro