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The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux-Arts)

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Another enjoyable visit

Wonderful Art Gallery. Always enjoy visiting the exhibits and permanent collections. Would... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Wonderful museum

The permanent collectios is very important and interesting and the expositions are amazing. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Montreal, Canada
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The MMFA is one of Canada’s most visited museums and the eighth-most visited museum in North America, boasting more than 1.3 million visitors. The MMFA's original temporary exhibitions combine various artistic disciplines – fine arts, music, film...more
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1380 Sherbrooke W, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1J5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful Art Gallery. Always enjoy visiting the exhibits and permanent collections. Would recommend highly.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lily-TO
Reviewed 4 days ago

The permanent collectios is very important and interesting and the expositions are amazing. The latest one is Calder. It is the best and most comprehensive Calder exposition I have ever seen anywhere.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MRK2017207
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum is really good, great pieces, however, the staff does not do a good job explaining that the museum is composed of 4 different pavilions that connect by underground tunnels, by mistake we took the wrong elevator to a “private party” only to get...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent nearly 3 hours here on a Sunday afternoon and really only made it through 2 or 3 exhibits. (The ticket and coat check line may have contributed to the timing) However, what we saw was well worth it! As a side note, the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kendricejn
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend a whole day there, so plan ahead. It includes many buildings, very large collection. And it's FREE!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum has a really great collection and I thoroughly enjoyed the Calder exhibition, but man, the staff here is so incompetent it really tainted the experience. We were told different things by 4 different people about where the Calder exhibition was even located, one...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of friends and myself decided to explore the art gallery while visiting Montreal. When we entered, we thought we had to pay an entrance fee to tour the museum. You only have to pay if you are looking to view any special exhibits,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NMMich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been a member of Montreal museum for a few years. Which gave me access to all of there exhibits. As well as by passing the long line to see the art

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 794sd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the restaurant of the Musée des Beaux Arts with friends and had deception. Asked for "aiglefin a l’orange" in the menu, but they did not have it and replaced with "morue", and I do not like it and also other fish which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jacqueline O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a lovely building on both sides of Sherbrooke, I took a local bus to visit one weekday while staying in Montreal. found the art mostly modern and not so good to my liking. Getting between the two buildings on either side of Sherbrooke was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank James G
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October 4, 2018|
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Response from citytraveler70 | Reviewed this property |
The entrance fee to the entire permanent collection is free. The only extra charge is if you wish to view whatever special exhibition would be currently on when you are visiting Montreal.
August 30, 2018|
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Response from weedsmoore | Reviewed this property |
No. There's a Calder exhibition until the end of February. Well worth the visit.
November 22, 2017|
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Response from Adam M |
It is not.