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Made For Children on Rainy Days

A snack-size natural history museum perfect for the 6-11 age range. Good intro for first time... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Annamarie S
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Educational small compact historic museum

On the University of McGill campus in Montreal there is one of the oldest Museum in Canada. So... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JLC-mtl2015
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Montreal, Canada
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This natural history museum at McGill University is named after business tycoon and philanthropist John Redpath.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C4, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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+1 514-398-4086
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A snack-size natural history museum perfect for the 6-11 age range. Good intro for first time museum visit for children. Not an adult-only or elderly activity. Free admission. Go with children and let them tell you what they find intriguing that is on display. You...More

Thank Annamarie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the University of McGill campus in Montreal there is one of the oldest Museum in Canada. So if you are on Sherbrooke street and you're entering the main gate of the McGill University grounds you need to go up the grounds on your left...More

Thank JLC-mtl2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My nephew insisted that we visit this museum; he was so right to bring me there! The museum itself is lovely, the old wood work on the stairs, the trims, etc... The collections are vast and are very educating on the rest of the world's...More

2  Thank MapleTravels
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Small, but very interesting museum. It houses a mish mash of items that are all cool--its what I imagine Indiana Jones would have in his home!

Thank KLPaige
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

The museum itself seems a bit cluttered but it is absolutely gorgeous. It feels a bit like travelling back in time to the 1890s. The museum does have a lot information, even though presented in an old-fashioned way. It's honestly one of the most beautiful...More

Thank nordernuria
Reviewed April 23, 2018

It's good to go with your kids. There are many things that they will enjoy a lot. Very safe for them.

Thank Rodriguez L
Reviewed April 20, 2018

the three star rating is probably not indicative. of how charming and quirky we found this little museum, but it does pale by comparison to some of the bigger and better museums in Montreal. Still, it's totally free, and you can spend an hour or...More

Thank BKDeRosa
Reviewed April 8, 2018

This is not the kind of museum you ever find these days. It's a fascinating blast from the past. But the collections are serious and informative. I hear they are going to update it and modernize it. Get there before that happens! I so prefer...More

2  Thank David W
Reviewed March 28, 2018

This museum is really cool a mix of earth science, natural history and anthropology all in one. This is the perfect museum for people with kids especially as the size would keep them from being bored and the exhibits are cool enough to give them...More

1  Thank marion f
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Free museum, donations accepted. Mostly natural history but other stuff mixed in. The seashell collection is wonderful.

1  Thank emayhem102
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