The holidays are officially upon us, which means most people are trying to save money for vacations, Christmas gifts, and all those dreaded unforeseen holiday expenses.\nLucky for you, you live in Montreal, and if you plan accordingly you can take advantage of a ton of free activities, including many of Montreal's museums for FREE!\nSo if you desperately want to soak up some culture without spending a fortune you have two choices.\nREAD ALSO: Canada To Get New Nationwide Summer Holiday\nYou can wait until next year for Montreal's free museum day in the spring, or you can take advantage of these 8 museums that offer some kind of free entrance deal at some point during the month of December.\nKeep in mind some of these places do ask for a voluntary donation, and they rely on these donations to stay open. So if you can, please show them your support.\nMcCord Museum\nWhere: 690 Sherbrooke St W // Montreal\nWhen It's Free:\nPermanent exhibitions are free on Wednesday evenings.\nClick here for more information.\nThe Museum Of Fine Arts\nWhere: 1380 Sherbrooke St W // Montreal\nWhen It's Free:\nThere are few ways to get into the museum of fine arts for free. If you're under 30, the permanent collections are free. And for anyone over 30, you can simply borrow a museum pass from the Grande Bibliotheque.\nClick here for more info (Over 30 / Under 30)\nBonus: Free access to the Hornstein pavilion during the holidays.\nCenter d'Exposition Université de Montréal\nWhere: 2940 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine - salle 0056 // Montreal\nWhen It's Free:\nFree admission Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm / Thursdays 11:00 am - 8:00 pm. \n\nClick here for more info.\nFondation Pour l’Art Contemporain\nWhere: 451 Rue Saint Jean // Montreal\nWhen It's Free:\nAdmission is free Wednesday to Friday: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm / Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm.\nClick here for more info.\nCanadian Centre for Architecture\nWhere: 1920 Baile St, Montreal // Montreal\nWhen It's Free:\nAdmission is free on Thursdays after 5:30 pm\nClick here for more info.\nThe Fur Trade Museum\nWhere: 255 Boulevard Saint-Joseph // Lachine\nWhen It's Free:\nFree Admission in 2017\nClick here for more info.\nMusée de Lachine\nWhere: 1 Chemin du Musée // Lachine\nWhen It's Free:\nThe Musée Lachine is free all year long.\nClick here for more info.\nRedpath Museum\nWhere: 859 Sherbrooke St. W // Montreal\nWhen It's Free:\nAdmission is free, however there is a "voluntary donation" suggested for visitors.\nClick here for more info.