Mother nature truly loves to mess with us Montrealers. She gives us two days of beautiful sun, a taste of the summer to come, then hits us with a week's worth of rain. Seriously, it's going to be rainy, cloudy, and altogether unbearable outside for the next seven days. Let that sink in.\nBut rather then get all depressed and hateful, capitalize on the indoor-time you have left. Because, as we all know, once the truly great weather comes you'll be in a park or on a terrasse, so use the rainy weather to do some truly fun indoor activities while you can.\nWhile most of you will just be Netflix'ing for the next week, those of you who don't have any more shows to burn through can enjoy these 35 fun indoor things to do in Montreal during this very rainy week.\nFinally check out the Barbie Expo\nHonestly, even if you aren't into Barbies, it's actually a really cool and interesting exhibit.\nGet creative at Céramic Café on Saint Denis\nPaint some ceramic, enjoy some coffee, and make a work of art as you watch the rain fall outside. Get more info here.\nFind some summer reading at a Montreal indy bookstore\nYou'll need something to read when you're chilling in the park later this summer.\nRedecorate your home with some new furniture\nAnd we got a list of places where you can get new home decor on the cheap.\nGet your game on at Montreal's pinball bar orArcadeMTL\nAchieving a high score is totally a productive use of your time.\nUp your culinary game at a cooking class\nWhen it rains, it's time to cook and eat.\nGet busy in the bedroom.\nOr anywhere else. We’ve actually got a fair bit of suggestions.\nBoard game it up at Randolph's\nRainy days are made for playing board games, and no matter that type you're into, Randolph's has you covered.\nWalk through the Underground City\nYou need to get your steps in somehow. And it's now even easier with this handy map!\nWalk through the greenhouses at the Botanical Gardens\nThe rest of the plants haven't bloomed, but the greenhouses are always a sight to see. Plus, the glass walls will shield you from all that pesky rain.\nAssemble a magical meal at Jean-Talon\nFind an amazing recipe, buy all the produce and meats at Jean-Talon, and spend the rest of the day cooking. Sounds delicious to me.\nFly high on the hidden Saint Denis trapeze room\nIt may be rainy outside, but that doesn't mean you can't do something a little out of the ordinary.\nGet your glow and gold on at Putting Edge\nBe sure to wear lots of neon colours for the best blacklight-look.\nTry to break free at a Montreal escape-the-room-game\nAnd we have plenty to choose from.\nGo check out the wax musuem Musée Grévin\nBecause you've always wanted an excuse to check it out.\nRide the metro and eat at a restaurant you've never been to.\nIn fact, we have the perfect map for that.\nFeel like a pilot at Montreal's flight simulator\nBecause it's the closest you're ever going to get. Check it out here.\nWork your muscles out while rock climbing at Allez Up\nNot every workout needs to be at a gym.\nSee what animals look like without any skin at the Montreal Science Centre\nIt' all part of the "Animal Inside Out: Body Worlds" exhibition, and yes, it is creepy.\nGo bowling or hit the arcade at the Montreal Forum\nOr, worst to worst, go see a movie at the AMC.\nGet cultured at a Montreal museum\nDon't forget that many others are also free, or very affordable.\nWalk around a modern big-top at the Tohu\nA circus school that is also the Saint-Michel Environmental Complex, Tohu offers tons to do.\nUnleash your inner commando at Laser Quest\nOr wear a suit jacket and make it "Blazer Quest."\nGaze upon the stars at the Planetarium\nNot like all those rain clouds will let you see anything irl anyway.\nFind a new outfit at a friperie on Mont-Royal\nRainy days are shopping days, after all.\nRelax at an amazing Montreal spa\nBecause you deserve it.\nSee all the adorable sea otters at the Biodome\nAnd all those other animals, I guess. Sea otters reign supreme for cuteness, though.\nLaugh it up at the Comedy Nest\nLet a Montreal comedian make you forget how awful it is outside.\nBurn some rubber at Action 500 Go Karting\nThe largest indoor course in Canada. Plus they have paintball.\nFinally take the trip up to the Olympic Tower observatory\nHonestly, I think Montreal looks best when its grey and rainy. Besides, you've had this on your bucket list for years.\nFeel like Katniss/Hawkeye at Montreal's first archery tag complex\nOr whichever fictional archer you most identify with.\nSkydive, but indoors, at SkyVenture Montreal\nIt's too rainy for a plane anyway.\nSip on some red and whites at a Montreal wine bar\nA good glass of vino is amazing no matter the weather.\nOr if beer is more your thing, head to a Montreal microbrewery\nAgain, rain does not lessen the fun of drinking.\nEnjoy a ballet performance at Place-des-Art\nUse the rain as an opportunity to get more classy.\nAdd mtlblog on Snapchat.