Getting excited for the Montreal Museums Day

Montreal Museums day is a monster! With 35 museums participating, pulling out all the stops with exciting exhibits and activities, plus free shuttle buses running between the museums so you can catch as many exhibits as you please, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the sheer amount of things to do on Sunday May 27th. Luckily, we’re here to help with our best picks and some Montreal Museum Day advice.

First, Download this free Montreal Museums day Iphone app to help you sort through all the exciting events, you will be able to see a list of participating museums by proximity to your location, what events are happening, and suggestions of what’s hot and where to go.

Next, take a look at the shuttle and museum activities schedule to pick the ones you want to visit. This might just be a good time to branch out and visit some museums you would not normally see when you are in Montreal like the Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic site, on the beautiful Lachine canal.

MyStudioMontreal.com Best Bet for Montreal Museums Day

The yellow line looks like a pretty great bet, hitting all the main downtown museums like the prestigious Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, as well as the Musée Redpath where you can explore the Egyptian mummies exhibit and a special demonstration: Dinosaurs of Canada! (11am, 12pm and 1pm) The yellow line also stops at the McCord Museum, where you can learn about the cultural history of Montreal, and completes the tour with an organ concert at the beautiful Saint-Josheph Oratory, to finish your day of discovery and interesting sights with the sounds of one of the world’s top organs.

Have fun out there!

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