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

Montréal, Capital of United Canada – A Parliament Beneath Your Feet (until September 24, 2017)
Free outdoor visit, Place D'Youville and Saint-Pierre (30 minutes)

  • Wednesday to Sunday
    • 12:30 pm, 1 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:pm, 2:30pm, 3 pm, 3:30 pm and 4 pm

Amazonia. The Shaman and the Mind of the Forest
Presentations (20 minutes)

  • Monday to Friday
    • English: 12 pm and 3:30 pm
    • French: 11 am, 1 pm, 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday
    • English: 1 pm and 3:30 pm
    • French: 12 pm, 2:30 pm and 5 pm

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

  • Monday to Friday
    • English: 11:30 am and 3 pm
    • French: 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2 pm and 4 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday
    • English: 12:30 pm and 3 pm
    • French: 11:30 am, 2 pm and 4:30 pm

Where Montréal Was Born
Guided tours (60 minutes)

  • Daily
    • English: 2:30 pm
    • French: 12:30 pm
Opening hours - Museum
Tuesday to Friday10 am - 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday11 am - 5 pm

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