Whether students are time traveling in Old Montréal, embarking on a sensory journey via the ecosystems at the Biodôme or pursuing a passion for the arts, the city is full of surprises. With its elaborate public transit network, Montréal is easy to navigate.
The city’s museum culture continues to thrive. Located at the city’s center, the Quartier des spectacles, an entertainment district, is a terrific spot for a performance opportunity or free time with a buddy.
Tourisme Montréal produces a School Group Guide to aid in planning. The guide includes sections on student-friendly dining, attractions, activities, education institutions, guided tours, performance venues, charter-bus services and accommodations.
A prestigious residence from the 18th century, Château Ramezay is Montréal’s portal to its past and the first building in Québec classified as a historic monument. Château presents more than 500 years of history. Its collections are intermingled with multimedia portrayals of historical figures recounting their lives at the manor.
Quartier des spectacles
Located in the heart of downtown, Quartier des spectacles is regarded as Montréal’s cultural heart. Find more than 80 cultural venues offering an exceptionally diverse array of activities: festivals, movies, plays, dance performances, art exhibitions, technological art displays, music concerts, operas and comedy shows.
Biodôme de Montréal
At Space for Life in Biodôme de Montréal, students embark on an immersive and sensory journey through five ecosystems of the Americas. Listen to the sounds of the Tropical Rainforest, search for lynx in the Laurentian Maple Forest and say “hello” to penguins in the Sub-Antarctic Islands.
Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum and Notre-Dame-de-bon-Secours Chapel
Explore Montréal’s oldest chapel, known as the Sailors’ Church, and a captivating history museum. Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum and Notre-Dame-de-bon-Secours Chapel are performance venues, too. Visit the 18th-century stone crypt and climb the tower to admire the view.