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7 Montreal Museums You Can Attend For Free This Winter

It's cold outside, really cold. And if you're like me, the idea of doing any outdoor activity, or just being outside for more than an hour sounds like plain torture.

Good thing we have plenty of indoor activities to keep us Montrealers busy during the next 3 months. We even have a underground city! So really, there's no reason to be outside.

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TL;DR You can have FREE access to these museums on the first Sunday of every month this winter. This weekend, it will fall on January 6th. In February it will land on the 3rd, and in March on the 3rd as well. See all museums that are participating below!

That said, Montreal has several fantastic museums that you can visit for free every month this winter.

That's because the government of Quebec has set aside a generous budget of 5 million dollars over five years to allow for free-entry into several museums, not just in Montreal but across Quebec!  

You can have free access to several museums on the first Sunday of every month. This weekend it will fall on January 6th. In February it will land on the 3rd, and in March on the 3rd as well. Here are all the museums that are participating!

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

The free admission covers the museum collection. Special exhibitions are not included.

Check it out here!

Canadian Centre for Architecture

For students, entry is free every day!

Check it out here!

McCord Museum

This is the last weekend to see its special holiday exhibits!

Read more here!

Musée d'art Contemporain de Montréal

The interactive luminothérapie installation right next to the museum is also free this winter!

Read more about the museum here!

Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec

The museum celebrates local creators and artists!

Read more here!

Écomusée de la Maison du fier monde

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According to its website, the "Écomusée du fier monde is a Montréal working class and industrial history museum that promotes grassroots involvement."

Read more here!

Everything you need to know

What: FREE museum day
Where: Participating museums (list above)
When: First Sunday of each month // January 6th, February 3rd, and March 3rd.

For more info visit the Government of Quebec's site HERE.

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