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Planning a visit


The museum

The museum is open to the public without reservation and without a health passport. Please note that the Museum will be closed for the holidays on December 24, 25, 26, 31, 2021 and January 1, 2022. In-person group tours are available, but virtual and classroom alternatives are also offered to schools, Cegeps, universities and Francization schools.

Tues ‒ Sun: 10 am ‒ 12 noon
Tues ‒ Sun: 1 pm ‒ 5 pm
Mon: closed December 24, 25, 26 and 31, 2021: closed
January 1, 2022: closed

Adults: $10
Students and Seniors: $8

Address and Access


Sherbrooke metro station (orange line)

Place-des-Arts metro station (green line)

144, 129 or 80 buses


with a group

Visit our exhibitions in a group and take advantage of our thematic tours. Reserve now online, or contact us.



Health and safety measures

All the measures recommended by the Quebec government and the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) have been implemented to ensure that visits to the museum are both enjoyable and safe.

• A limited number of visitors (20) is allowed entry at any one time, to ensure that physical distancing requirements are respected;

• The visit follows a preestablished route;

• Plexiglas protectors have been installed in the reception area;

• Visitors must sanitize their hands on entering the museum: sanitization stations have been set up in the reception area;

• Touch-free payment methods are preferred;

• Certain areas of the museum, such as the checkroom and the Jeanne Mance Room, are not accessible;

• Face masks are mandatory for all employees dealing directly with the public;

• The frequency with which the museum’s public areas and surfaces are cleaned has been upgraded;

• Museum employees and guides have undergone training in the application of safety measures.

Safety instructions

• Sanitize your hands at the stations located in the reception area;

• Wear a face mask (compulsory for all, except children under 10);

• At all times, stay at least 1 metre away from other visitors and museum staff;

• Cough or sneeze into your elbow;

• Follow the one-way circuit and respect the directions;

• Do not handle the electronic devices – their content starts automatically.


The museum has parking facilities available to groups, school buses and people with reduced mobility.


The museum is accessible to people with reduced mobility and is certified by Kéroul. The main entrance includes an access ramp, and there is an elevator providing access to both floors of the museum.

A wheelchair is provided for visitor use. No reservations necessary; information at the reception desk.

Individual admission

Adults $10

Seniors (65+) $8

Students $8

Children (under 15) Free

Admission to the museum is free on the first Sunday of each month. This measure is made possible by the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec. For Québec residents only.

Group admission

Adult, senior and student groups $6

School groups (elementary/high school) $5


We offer guided tours of the permanent exhibition and the current temporary exhibition, as well as educational tours.


Groups must be composed of a minimum of 8 people.

Thematic tour fees


These tours are available by reservation only. Consult our program for tour dates.


Adults, seniors and students $15



These tours are available by reservation on a date of your choice. Please note that the summer tours are offered exclusively from June to September.


Adults, seniors and students $10


If you wish to combine a guided tour of the museum with a thematic tour, please contact us for fees.


Groups must be composed of a minimum of 8 people.

Free admission

Journalists (with press card)

People with a Companion Leisure Card (CAL)

Members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM)

Members of the Canadian Museums Association (CMA)

Members of the Société des musées du Québec (SMQ)

Members of the Association professionnelle des guides touristiques (APGT)

Members of the Association des guides touristiques du Québec (AGTQ)

Cultural passes

The museum is a participant in the Montréal Museum Cards offer and Passeport MTL.