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The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4.4/5 based on 2,600+ reviews on the web
Immerse yourself in an encyclopedic collection of culture at The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, one of Canada’s most prominent art museums. Spread across four sprawling pavilions, the museum plays host to a diverse archive of international artists, Canadian and Quebec art, world cultures and decorative design expressed through a plethora of creative mediums. Founded in 1860, the collection has grown to over 41,000 works, ranging from antiquity to contemporary art and design. Take your time to explore the rich variety of works on display, and be sure not miss the impressive Tiffany stained glass windows, opened in 2011 as part of a 444-seat concert venue. Make The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts part of your personalized Montreal itinerary using our Montreal family vacation planner.
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  • We visited this museum one afternoon. We are so sorry we didn't plan a whole day. Although some of the permanent collections were no open, due to a planned expansion move, we were unable to see all th...  read more »
  • The Museum is three buildings connected underground. Unfortunately during our visit certain portions (the parts we wanted to see) of the museum were blocked off from viewing. Nonetheless there were pl...  read more »
  • Before visitors can enter museum, everyone with backpacks & shopping bags must store his & her belongings @ complimentary storage counter. On September 27, 2016, we spent $40.00 Canadian dollars for 2...  read more »
  • The musee de beaux arts is a beautiful museum and the exhibits are absolutely wonderful. I extremely loved the Pompeii exhibit.
  • Very large and beautiful museum. Under age 31 is free which is very cool, and temporary exhibits are reasonably priced and well worth it. Only confusing thing is that all the buildings are connected by an underground tunnel. Otherwise, great place for a few hours out.
  • Montreal has so many museums and this one stands out as one of the best. There are constant great exhibits including a glass blower exhibit and recently one dedicated to Pompeii. It is always clean and the displays are very well done. I suggest getting the audio tours for added information. The buildings themselves are also very nice and now include a new building with a modern design.
  • Hugh museum, we'll organized by period. Great audio guides available. Really 4 museums in one. Could spend all day there. Was lucky to catch Pompeii exhibit there which was very well done (Audio guide is separate for this exhibit but essential)
  • Expensive entry fee. Beautiful building. Clean restrooms, with several throughout the building. Excellent Pompeii exhibit. We also enjoyed the Napoleon exhibit. Stairs or elevators to go between floors. Stools to borrow and carry with you to sit as needed, although benches located throughout. Staff was welcoming and friendly.
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