McCord Museum, Montreal

McCord Museum, Montreal

McCord museum was inaugurated in 1921. It was a pet project of a passionate collector David Ross McCord. It is located near McGill University in downtown Montreal. The museum contains more than 1,375,000 archeological objects, paintings, manuscripts and images that showcase Canadian history in-depth.

Simply Montreal is a permanent exhibition in McCord Montreal that allows you to discover Montreal as it is. You can find a wide variety of first nation objects, photographs, gowns and toys. The exhibition also features interactive installations.

Browse through the costumes and textiles collection at the McCord Museum. This extensive collection boasts of dresses, suits, coats and gowns worn by women, men and children over the last three centuries. Photographic archives contain more than 1,300,000 photographs, which gives you a deep understanding of the history of Montreal and Canada from 1840s.

Do not miss the decorative arts collection in the museum, which features a wide selection of furniture, ceramics, sports equipment and sculpture made in ancient times.

McCord museum is a great place for family activities as well. Many activities are conducted every month, which include Mother’s day tea time, live storytelling and arts and crafts.

Opening Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10 am - 6 pm; Wednesday: 10 am - 9 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm.
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Sight Name: McCord Museum
Sight Location: Montreal, Canada
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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