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The Museum of Jewish Montreal offers guided walking tours through the historically Jewish neighbourhoods of Mile End and the Plateau in Montreal. - Taste your way through Montreal's Jewish heritage on the Beyond the Bagel tour. - Trace the evolution...more
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4040 St. Laurent Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1Y8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent tour and our guide, Nick, was great - very knowledgeable and very fun. I've been on similar food tours in other cities and thoroughly enjoyed them and this one definitely measured up well. We were lucky enough that our group of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour provides the unique experience to view Montreal through the eyes of the Jewish immigrants who built a life for themselves in downtown Montreal. Our tour guide, Maya, was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and passionate about the city and its history. She truly made us feel...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kaylee M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well it was raining and windy and an indoor museum seemed appropriate for the weather. But it’s not a museum it does walking tours through the Jewish district. Has some maps and small exhibit but not your typical museum.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found the tour very informative and well done. Nama, our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable about the subject matter and we walked through history as she pointed out the significant points of interest of the former Vineberg factory. She highlighted the social developments (immigrants...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not a museum, it's a community space with a cafe and one wall of photos. It's a nice coffee shop though, great roswater chai!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2019

This was the second walking tour we did in Montreal and it was great! So different from the first one. I would definitely take other tours with the Museum of Jewish Montreal on a next visit to the city. Tricia was knowledgeable and pleasant.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2019

i learned a lot here. so much to learn! very wonderful. i reccomend checking this plce out. its a must see if you like to learn

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank renee g
Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

Emma conducted our tour and the 2 hours were very informative . She spoke very well and had some authentic and some reproduced artifacts and photos to share. We spent a short time outside and then walked into the Vineberg building which was a former...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2019

If you want to know about the rich history of Montreal's Jewish Community, this is the place to go. From their walking tours to their exhibitions and the gift shop, all is great. No to mention their cafe, Fletchers, which in a very short time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2019

We had a private tour with Colin and he was (as billed) a culinary and historian superstar! Every moment was informative and delicious, and Colin was patient and thorough answering our many questions. The history of Jewish Montreal is fascinating and well-told through the medium...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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ddama1
September 24, 2015|
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Response from Museum of J | Property representative |
Hi Debra, Thank you for your note! - In response to your first question, yes it is usually easy to add one more person to a tour as long as we know about it at least 24hrs in advance. - Unfortunately, we do not offer... More
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ddama1
September 22, 2015|
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Response from Peter D | Reviewed this property |
The cost was around the $25 mark. Unsure about refund on cancellation. The tour was wonderful and worth every cent. It would be unfair to ask for refund as the cost covers the pay for the guide.
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