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Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal

Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal - Montreal, Canada
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Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal
185, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Montreal, QC H2X 3X5Map
Angle Jeanne-Mance
+1 514 847 6226
Neighborhood: Latin Quarter
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Sitting right in the midst of downtown in the specially designed Place des Arts, Montréal’s 7,000-piece contemporary art collection casts light on the art of Québec and, to a lesser extent, Canada. The museum offers really excellent guided tours in both English and French in the early evening on Wednesdays and on weekend afternoons. The tours make sense of some of the less-obvious artworks and, we find, really add immeasurably to the experience. There are nice places to sit by the fountains outside in Place des Arts if you need a little time to process what you just saw. In summer, festivals take over this outdoor space.

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Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 09:00 PM, Thursday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
  • Nearest Train: Place-des-Arts
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