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The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal

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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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  • Huge collection. Contemporary and classics. Kind of confusing to figure out where you are since there are 4 buildings. I don't know for sure if they have wheelchairs or electric scooters but I am sure...  more »
  • I had a great time here, it's arranged by time period, so as you go up floors the art becomes more and more ancient. Quite wonderful.  more »
  • Worst art museum experience we ever had... Went to see Chagall exhibit, crowd was rude, frequently surrounded by tour groups & their guides while I looked at the art or read the accompanying informati...  more »
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  • My only experience here thus far was for the Chagall exhibit and I was blown away. The exhibit was larger than I anticipated and was organized in such a way that really exemplified the breadth of his talent; sets, costumes, stained glass? His talent is far above what I originally thought and thanks to the exhibit this was clear. I've yet to see any of the permanent collections but since it's free for those 30 and younger I'll certainly be in and out multiple times in the coming months. Also, Wednesdays after 17h30 is reduced price if I remember correctly. For those wanting to go on Museum Day (last Sunday of the month) the temporary expositions will still be regular price, the only difference is there will be a TON of people there and you will hear many people whispering saying that had no idea it wasn't free despite that detail being listed in the description and itinerary for the day. Knowing this, I suggest using that day to explore other museums-why pay the same amount to be in a exposition where you can barely see anything due to the number of people mulling around trying to get a good view? Besides that, wonderful museum.
  • Amazing collection of fine arts from lots of different cultures! I wished I had more time to spend here - there are quite a few galleries across 3 different buildings. Saw the Chagall exhibition, was not disappointed.
  • They have an interesting array of art from Canadian artists,. They had an amazing Chagall exhibit when I visited that was so enchanting. The environment suits the artwork really well.
  • Very large, varied collection of art. Everyone will find a few favorites that suit their taste. Would recommend to people of all ages.
  • Really enjoyed the Chagall exhibit. It's only on until June 14. Really incredible and really worth going to see.