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Montréal Museums Pass

Photo: Montreal Museums

If you plan to visit several museums in Montreal, consider buying theMontréal Museums Pass. The Montréal Museums Pass grants entry to over 40 museums and attractions, including many of the most popular museums in Montreal. The most comprehensive version of the pass costs C$85 and it is good for 3 consecutive days. Some of the participating museums include:

  • Bibliothque et Archives Nationales du Québec
  • Canadian Centre for Architecture
  • Centre d’histoire de Montréal
  • Château Dufresne Museum
  • Cinémathque québécoise
  • Darling Foundry
  • DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art
  • Exhibition Centre La Prison-des-Patriotes
  • Just for Laughs Museum
  • Maison Saint-Gabriel
  • McCord Museum of Canadian History
  • Montréal Biodôme
  • Montréal Botanical Garden
  • Montréal Insectarium
  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
  • Montréal Planetarium
  • Montréal Science Centre
  • Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
  • Pointe-à-Callire, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History
  • The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site of Canada

The Montréal Museums Pass comes in two forms:

Montreal Museum Pass (Passeport MTL):
The Montreal Museum Pass, also known as Passeport MTL, is a comprehensive card that grants you access to multiple museums and attractions in the city. With this card, you can visit over 30 participating museums, including popular ones like the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Pointe-à-Callière Museum, and the McCord Museum. The pass offers flexibility, allowing you to choose the duration of your card (1, 2, 3, or 5 consecutive days) and explore as many museums as you like during that time.

Museums Pass:
The Museums Pass is another great option for museum enthusiasts. This card grants you access to a selection of Montreal museums, including the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Pointe-à-Callière Museum, and the Montreal Science Centre. The Museums Pass offers different durations, such as a 3-day pass or a 3-day pass plus access to the Botanical Garden and Insectarium.

Individual Museum Memberships:
If you’re particularly interested in a specific museum, you may consider purchasing an individual membership. Many museums in Montreal offer annual memberships that provide unlimited access to their collections and special exhibitions. Some notable museums with membership options include the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, and the Montreal Science Centre. By becoming a member, you’ll not only have unlimited access to the museum but may also enjoy additional benefits like discounts at the museum store and invitations to exclusive events.

The Pass can be bought at:

  • most participating museums
  • 1255 Peel Street, Suite 100,
  • 174 Notre-Dame Street East,
  • 185 Sainte-Catherine Street West
  • some hotels.

You can learn more about the pass by visiting or by calling 514-845-6873



  1. Mance

    May 12, 2023 at 2:55 pm


    I’m working for Montreal Museums. I will like to make some correction. The card are not includind public transport.

    Please could you make the correction. I receive a lot of email who ask for the trnsport public.

    Mance-Émélie Benoit
    Montreal Museum

    • Matt Q

      May 16, 2023 at 9:36 pm

      Hello Mance. We have made the corrections. Thanks for letting us know.

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