Explore Museums in Montréal
There’s no better way to become acquainted with a city than to delve into its rich history and vibrant culture. Montréal is certainly no different, and its array of museums will have you enchanted in no time. The Montréal Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des Beaux-Arts) is the crown jewel of Canadian museums. Dating back to 1860, the museum hosts one of North America’s most renowned collections comprised of over 33,000 objects. The Museum of Modern Art (Musée d’Art Contemporain) specializes in art dating from 1940 and serves as Canada’s only cultural center dedicated to performing and visual art. The Pointe-à-Callière Museum of Archaeology and History, the location of the first European settlement in Montréal, and the Canadian Centre for Architecture (Centre Canadien de l’Architecture) are also fine ways to explore the best the city has to offer.