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Ranked #31 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
Located to the east of the city, this small picturesque island is a popular recreation spot.
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Ranked #32 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Nature and Parks
This nature preserve is popular among birdwatchers.
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Ranked #33 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Nature and Parks
This downtown park has a mixture of French and English design as well as a lake used for ice-skating during the winter.
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Ranked #34 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; History Museums
Owner description: Maison Saint-Gabriel, museum and historic site, opened its doors in 1966. Located in Pointe-Saint-Charles, this magnificent... more » Owner description: Maison Saint-Gabriel, museum and historic site, opened its doors in 1966. Located in Pointe-Saint-Charles, this magnificent 300-year-old building is one of the finest examples of the traditional architecture of New France. Purchased by Marguerite Bourgeoys in 1668 to house the King’s Wards, it lay at the heart of the agricultural and educational activities of the Congrégation de Notre-Dame for three centuries. « less
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Ranked #35 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #36 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #37 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
Former home of Sir George-Etienne Cartier, now a history museum.
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Ranked #38 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: This vibrant, gentrified neighborhood is full of shops and restaurants and continues to be popular with academics and... more » Owner description: This vibrant, gentrified neighborhood is full of shops and restaurants and continues to be popular with academics and artists. « less
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Ranked #39 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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$18* and up
Ranked #40 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: ; Science Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: When you visit the Insectarium, you'll plunge into an unknown and fascinating universe.Whatever your age, you'll be astounded... more » Owner description: When you visit the Insectarium, you'll plunge into an unknown and fascinating universe.Whatever your age, you'll be astounded by the incomparable adaptations and surprising behaviour of insects, the champions of nature. The Montreal Insectarium, which is considered one of the largest insect museums in North America, celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2010. A favourite of children, the museum is home to some 250,000 specimens of living and naturalized insects, an anthill and many other exciting vivariums. Meet entomologist/facilitators who are passionate about their work and discover the fantastic diversity of these champions of nature. Do you have some extra time on a pretty day? Your young children won't want to miss our play and discovery area, the BuzzGround.Welcome to the Montreal Insectarium! « less
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Ranked #41 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The museum tells the stories of Jewish communities in Europe and North Africa before and after the war, as well as during the... more » Owner description: The museum tells the stories of Jewish communities in Europe and North Africa before and after the war, as well as during the Holocaust. The collection includes artifacts and photos. « less
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Ranked #42 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art is an historic building in the heart of Old Montreal. A privately endowed foundation,... more » Owner description: DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art is an historic building in the heart of Old Montreal. A privately endowed foundation, DHC/ART is a permanent location for exciting and relevant temporary visual arts exhibitions and projects. « less
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Ranked #43 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #44 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Science Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: At the Montreal Science Centre, we want to help visitors of all ages acquire an understanding of science and technology for... more » Owner description: At the Montreal Science Centre, we want to help visitors of all ages acquire an understanding of science and technology for use in building their future. Located in the Old Port of Montreal. « less
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Ranked #45 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The McCord Museum is home to one of the largest historical collections in North America (more than 1.4 million artefacts),... more » Owner description: The McCord Museum is home to one of the largest historical collections in North America (more than 1.4 million artefacts), consisting of First Peoples objects, costumes and textiles, photographs, decorative and visual artworks, and textual archives. It produces exciting exhibitions that engage visitors by offering them a contemporary look at the world. « less
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Ranked #46 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Montreal’s portal to its past, the Chateau Ramezay was the first building in Quebec to be classified an historic monument.... more » Owner description: Montreal’s portal to its past, the Chateau Ramezay was the first building in Quebec to be classified an historic monument. Chosen as one of the 1001 Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die, the Château invites you to relive more than 500 years of history, from the pre-contact Amerindian era to the 20th century.A not-to-be-missed heritage landmark in Old Montreal, the Château Ramezay holds fascinating collections, displayed in numerous exhibits, intermingled with multimedia portrayals of historical figures recounting, in six languages, highlights of their lives at the Château. Items in the museum shop reflect this legacy.Visit the Governor's Garden and experience delights typical of an urban garden in New France. In summer, a courtyard café overlooks the garden. « less
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Ranked #47 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This major plaza in Old Montreal, built in the 17th century, once served as the training grounds for the military.
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Ranked #48 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #49 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Neighborhoods; Ballets

Mile-End, voted one of top three districs to live in Montreal by the Montreal Mirror, is a quaint yet contemporary quarter teaming with cafés (Café Olimipico and Caffè in Gamba... more »

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Ranked #50 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Museums; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Built to house the U.S. pavilion at the 1967 World Fair, this dome has numerous interactive presentations designed to promote... more » Owner description: Built to house the U.S. pavilion at the 1967 World Fair, this dome has numerous interactive presentations designed to promote the importance of water resources. « less
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Ranked #51 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
Pretty Protestant cemetery where a smattering of historical figures have been laid to rest.
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Ranked #52 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #53 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Nature and Parks
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$10* and up
Ranked #54 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Neighborhood encompassing St. Catherine East and its side streets, home to Montreal's gay and lesbian community.
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Ranked #55 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
District traditionally limited to the city's wealthiest native English speakers.
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Ranked #56 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Specialty Museums
Owner description: The Ecomuseum Zoo is home to more than 115 species of animals native from Quebec, such as Black Bears, wolves, lynx, eagles,... more » Owner description: The Ecomuseum Zoo is home to more than 115 species of animals native from Quebec, such as Black Bears, wolves, lynx, eagles, reptiles and amphibians. « less
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Ranked #57 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This famous street includes the city's most upscale shopping thoroughfare and a historic atmosphere.
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Ranked #58 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Neighborhoods; Malls
Owner description: Montreal's answer to the region's harsh winters, Underground City refers to the extensive web of train stations, restaurants,... more » Owner description: Montreal's answer to the region's harsh winters, Underground City refers to the extensive web of train stations, restaurants, department stores and hotels all connected underground. « less
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$49* and up
Ranked #59 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
A traditional Italian neighborhood located in the northern part of the city.
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$10* and up
Ranked #60 of 213 attractions in Montreal
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This street is most famous for its stretch which provides the city's best antique shopping.
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