Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, Montreal

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Immerse yourself in an encyclopedic collection of culture at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, 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. With our international travel planner, Montreal attractions like Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We spent a lot of time here as it goes through a few buildings in the same area. Our favourites included the furniture displays and the Nicolas Party exhibition. Many displays are permanent but they.....  more
    We spent a lot of time here as it goes through a few buildings in the same area. Our favourites included the furniture displays and the Nicolas Party exhibition. Many displays are permanent but they.....  more »
  • Anyone telling you to avoid this museum is not to be taken seriously as the collection of art in this building is outstanding and features a variety of beautiful pieces by artists both lesser-known... 
    Anyone telling you to avoid this museum is not to be taken seriously as the collection of art in this building is outstanding and features a variety of beautiful pieces by artists both lesser-known...  more »
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  • Loved it! This is definitely one of the best art museums I've been to. It's enormous! We were there for many hours and I still think we didn't see everything. It's almost entirely accessible, and I saw people in wheelchairs. I highly recommend visiting it. The museum staff members are friendly and helpful.
  • 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.

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