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This interactive guided tour takes you on a journey through Art History and Griffintown.
Discover the amazing history of Montreal awaiting you in our 19th century patrimonial building built in 1879 at the heart of Griffintown.
In 1879, the building belonged to Caledonian Iron Works company that produced parts for ship engines and trains. Today, the building is best described as a time machine that
will take you on a journey from a variety of modern art created by our resident artists to permanent collection of European and International 19th century paintings and and our magnificent collection of 19th and 20th century Works on Paper by Picasso, Monet, Rembrandt and more!
On your tour, you will also notice 140-year-old safes, Douglas fir wood structural elements, antique furniture and displays including the historical wax statues from the former Grévin Museum.
So, take this opportunity to immerse in historic and unique environment of the Montreal Art Center and Museum, meet some of our 50 local resident artists and support them by purchasing an artwork that speaks to you the most!
Before you embark on this journey, please take a moment to read our policies which you will find below.
General Admission Tickets include a self-guided audio tour (available in French and English) and a map that will help you discover every gem of the building.
General Admissions are not valid for special events or exhibitions unless otherwise noted.
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
No food will be permitted into the museum.
Unfortunately, at this time, the Montreal Art Center and Museum building does not have elevator access.
Print & Gift Shops are located on-site.
All drinks must have an anti spill lid on at all times during the museum visit.
No refunds will be made unless a situation forces us to close the museum temporarily.
Enjoy your time and share your experiences with friends and family!