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Top Montreal Museums

Montreal Museums

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Here you will find a listing with full reviews or profiles of top Montreal museums

1. Montreal Museums Pass

Before you head out to these museums consider buying a multi-day museum pass, depending on how many museums you visit the pass could provide great savings. The pass is available at all participating venues. Just ask on your first visit for more information.

2. Getting to East End Nature Museums

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Here's a handy guide to traveling to and visiting Montreal's east end nature museums.

3. Montreal Biodome

One of four nature museums, the Biodome features guest biopspheres from all around the world as part of its ongoing temporary exhibitions schedule.

4. Montreal Planetarium

Star gazers of all ages will appreciate the state of the art museum and educational facility, not to mention special shows that tackle age old questions such as "Is there life on other planets?"

5. Montreal Botanical Gardens

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Japanese gardens, tips for gardeners of all ages, rare plants and a beautiful picnic site are just a few reasons to visit this peacefulm oasis.

6. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Housed in two beautiful buildings, the museum specializes in European Art but traveling shows add a contemporary focus.

7. The Stewart Museum

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The Stewart Museum provides visitors a hands on social history experience on Ile Ste. Helene.

8. Pointe-a-Calliere Museum

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This Old Montreal museum, set on the birthplace of the city, focuses on archaeology and history.

9. Economuseums

These small hands on museums focus on a particular craft and are unique to Quebec and the Maritime provinces.

10. Museum of Contemporary Art at Place des Arts

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Important contemporary shows of predominantly Quebecoise artists as well as traveling international shows make this museum a must see.

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