Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, Montreal

4.5
#1 of 318 in Museums in Quebec
Immerse yourself in an encyclopedic collection of culture at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, one of Canada’s most prominent art museums. Spread across four sprawling pavilions, the museum plays host to a diverse archive of international artists, Canadian and Quebec art, world cultures and decorative design expressed through a plethora of creative mediums. Founded in 1860, the collection has grown to over 41,000 works, ranging from antiquity to contemporary art and design. Take your time to explore the rich variety of works on display, and be sure not miss the impressive Tiffany stained glass windows, opened in 2011 as part of a 444-seat concert venue. With our international travel planner, Montreal attractions like Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Was very good. Thierry Mugler's exhibition was perfect. I never see something like that. The museum in general has a lot of very good expositions.  more »
  • Our family stopped by the museum on our last morning in Montreal. Our children are usually not terribly fond of art museums, but did seem to appreciate the Quebec and Canadian art in the Bourgie Pavil...  more »
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