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Address: 805 Sherbrooke St. W. | (At McGill College), Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6, Canada
Phone Number: 514-398-6555
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Description: Canada's oldest university, home to nearly 30,000 students, is filled with...
Canada's oldest university, home to nearly 30,000 students, is filled with a variety of interesting architectural styles.
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McGill University grounds

We went to the campus near our hotel and we found the museum open so thought it would be a great way to learn more of the history and type of items that were used at the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We went to the campus near our hotel and we found the museum open so thought it would be a great way to learn more of the history and type of items that were used at the University throughout history. We spent the morning there and it was really a great way to see things. The staff were also wonderful.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The McGill grounds are very nice, and the area is always lively. The old McGill buildings are great to look at and there are also many small cafes in the area.

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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A respected university. Huge campus - nice side trip but similar to other campuses in Canada and the US. A bit of a walk to cover the place and might not be for everyone that is exploring Montreal by foot

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Enjoyed wheeling around the beautiful McGill Campus. The attraction we were visiting "Red Rock Museum" didn't have an elevator. However, my husband assisted by students carried my wheelchair up the stairs. Appreciated the help given by students. I only saw first and second floors. There was a third floor as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Surrounded by park, Mc Gill university offer all ingredients to feed your body as your brain. High education and expertise, university offer very good pedagogic conditions. Great teachers.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The unusual and large museum is a treat with many ancient items that larger museums skip. 3 floors of very well placed unusual items. (no elevators).

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Surprisingly different and interesting architecture. Great open spaces and walking areas. Quiet and tranquil.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

While staying at a friend's place right next to McGill, we took a stroll around the campus. It's beautiful. Gorgeous old buildings, nice green spaces, close to Mont Royal.

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Cape Carteret, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Obviously an old school built at the edge of the City with the Park at its back. Beautiful old building for the most part. Only a few more modern structures. We enjoyed a stroll through the campus during mid-day of mid-week and were invigorated by the streets going up or down. It was fun to see how the buildings were... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Lots of history and a great central location. We visited as part of a bike tour and had a good overview of the place. Good photo opportunities.

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Address: Address: 805 Sherbrooke St. W. | (At McGill College), Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6, Canada
Phone Number: 514-398-6555
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Centre-Ville (Downtown)

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.