Montreal Is Hosting A Huge Free Museum Day Next Month - MTL Blog

Montreal Is Hosting A Huge Free Museum Day Next Month

Put this event in your calendars now!

Whether you're from Montreal or you're just visiting, you probably know that one of the best things about this city is our huge selection of museums. No matter what you're interested in, there's a place for you to go and geek out. 

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I LOVE museums. And honestly, I don't see how anyone couldn't. They're fun, they're educational and they make you feel cultured AF. Trust me, I would much rather go to a museum than stare at a screen all day. 

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The only thing that makes people shy away sometimes is the price. Some museums are free in Montreal which is awesome, but most aren`t. It makes sense. Think of all the upkeep! 

But one day each year, all the rules change. That`s right, Museum Day is back and you`ll be able to go tons of Montreal museums completely free of charge!

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This year, Museum Day is on Sunday, May 27, 2018. How perfect is that? You`ll probably have work off so you can spend the whole day in museums. 

This awesome event is hosted by MTL Museums. Now, unfortunately, the official program which lists each and every museum participating isn`t out just yet. That doesn`t mean we can`t get excited. Last year's event featured free entrance to the Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts, Planetarium, and more, so there`s definitely tons to be excited about.

Here are all the museums that were free last year: 

Art Museums 

Canadian Centre for Architecture

Centre d'exposition de l'Université de Montréal

Centre d'exposition Lethbridge

Cinémathèque québécoise

DHC/ART Fondation pour l'art contemporain

Galerie D'Art Stewart Hall Galerie De L'Uqam

La Guilde Canadienne Des Metiers D'Art

Musee D'Art Contemporain De Montreal

Musée de la mode

Musée de l'imprimerie du Québec

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Musee Des Maitres Et Artisans Du Quebec

Le Musée Dufresne-Nincheri

Musée du Rock'n' Roll du Québec

McCord Museum

Science Museums

Biosphere

Montreal Science Centre

Écomusée du fier monde

Musee Des Ondes Emile Berliner

Musée Eudore-Dubeau

Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium

History Museums

La Prison Des Patriotes Exhibition Centre

Centre d'Histoire De Montreal

Chateau Ramezay

Lieu Historique National Du Commerce-De-La-Fourrure-A-Lachine

Maison Nivard-De-Saint-Dizier

Maison Saint-Gabriel

Musee De Lachine

Montreal Holocaust Memorial

Centre Musee De L'Oratoire Saint-Joseph Du Mont-Royal

Musee Des Hopitaux Shriners Pour Enfants-Canada

Musee Des Hospitaliers De L'Hotel-Dieu De Montreal

Musee Des Pompiers De Montreal

Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage

Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum

Redpath Museum

Musée Régimentaire Des Fusiliers Mont-Royal

Musée Stewart Pointe-à-Callière Museum

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Soak up some culture, I dare you. You will definitely learn something. And let`s face it, come May 27, it`s probably already going to be super hot outside. So you`ll want a break from the blazing sun. You can pop in and out, no problem. That`s the beauty of free entrances.

This could be you!

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For more information and updates, check out Montreal Museum's website.

Here`s a video from last year to get you excited:

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