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November 18 - Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in winter mode

November 18, 2019 to April 15, 2020

Beginning November 18, the portion of the circuit between the Cosmos bridge and the Pavillon du Canada will become a two-way road for motorists. The Multi-purpose track of the circuit will not be maintained during the winter season. Cycling training on the circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will resume in April 2020.

Winter season - South Shore Bike Link and Route Verte

December 2, 2019 to April 15, 2020

The Route Verte on Parc Jean Drapeau's premises, the Seaway dike bicycle path and the bike route on the Champlain Ice Control Structure will remain open for cyclists until December 2, weather permitting., although they will not be maintained. Starting on November 18, there will be no transit to the South Shore because of construction work by the City of Saint-Lambert : the alternative route to get to Montréal will be the Jacques-Cartier Bridge bike path.

Slow Traffic on Chemin Macdonald

October 27 to December 13, 2019

Due to construction work, traffic on Chemin Macdonald is expected to be slow from October 27 to December 13, 2019. A section of the road will be reduced to one lane on which vehicles will be able to circulate alternately. Furthermore, the vertical space available to vehicular traffic will be reduced to 3.8 meters under the Concorde Bridge during this period.

Plan your trip and avoid unpleasant surprises by consulting often the important notices or the schedule of activities and events that are of interest to you.

Stewart Museum

Stewart Museum

Located in the heart of a natural location unique in an urban environment, the Stewart Museum celebrates the influence of European civilization in New France and North America. Ivory, faience, brocade, silver, parchment... Handcrafted by masters, these materials weave a time line where five centuries of political events, scientific experiments and cultural life unfold.

The Museum occupies the British fortified depot on Île Sainte-Hélène, a 19th century military construction. Both historic and modern, the site features a glass tower offering a remarkable view of Montreal.

Exhibitions and Activities


History and Memory

Located on two floors and showcasing close to 500 artefacts from the Stewart Museum's collections, the exhibition History and Memory offers visitors a chance to relive an epic journey through five centuries, retracing the origins of Quebec, from the arrival of the Europeans in America, to life in New France and the Canadian Confederation.

An interactive model showing the fortified city of Montreal plunges visitors into a journey back in time where the city's history comes alive through video clips, sounds and lights.

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Nights

Majestic, enchanting, seductive, disturbing by turns—or all at once—the night takes a variety of forms. To shed some light on this fascinating subject, the Stewart Museum invites you to discover the exhibition Nights, a unique experience, oscillating between fiction and reality.

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The Story Factory

The Story Factory is a new educational and participatory inspired space where kids and adults will have fun asking questions, understanding and building a story creatively.

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Prisoners of Camp S/43

The Museum invites families and anyone who loves escape games to take part in Prisoners of Camp S/43. Participants will relive a little-known episode of Montreal's history during the Second World War.

They'll attempt to escape from internment Camp S/43 on Île Sainte-Hélène, where 400 Italian merchant seamen and civilians were detained from 1940 to 1943.

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Guided tour - The Fort on Île Sainte-Hélène

Built in 1824, the Fort on Île Sainte-Hélène played an important role in the protection of the British colony against the United States. It served as a storage and distribution hub for war materials, such as weapons and ammunition for the military. This outdoor guided tour of the largest military site in Montreal reveals some key facts about the functioning of the British Army in the 19th century.

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Guided tour
From British Arsenal to Expo 67

The Stewart Museum is offering a walking tour of Île Sainte-Hélène. The tour follows the trails of Mont Boullé to explore the remains of British military buildings erected at the beginning of the 19th century. It ends with a visit to the top of the Biosphere for a panoramic view of the Expo 67 site.

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Schedule

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2019 Rates

12 years and under Free
13 years and over $15
65 years and over * $13
Students (13-30 years) * $12
Family (1 adult and 4 children or 2 adults et 3 children) $30
McCord Museum Member Free
  • Rates include taxes.
  • * Upon presentation of a valid ID card.
  • Maximum 4 children per adult.
  • Gratuity is not applicable to groups.
  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.

Discounts and promotions

  • Montréal Museums Day

    On Sunday May 26, during the Montréal Museums Day, come visit the Stewart Museum and the Biosphère, Environment Museum, for free. Visit the Montréal Museums Society website for all the details.

  • Free every first Sunday of the month

    The Museum is free every first Sunday of the month for Quebec residents. An initiative put in place by the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec.

  • Group rates

    School groups or general public groups of 15 people and more must reserve to benefit from the group rate by email at reservation@mccord-stewart.ca or by phone at 514 861-6701, ext. 2234.

  • Other Discounts

    Many discounts available among others in partnership with STM, CAA-Québec, Musée du Château Ramezay, Accès Montréal and Navettes maritimes du Saint-Laurent.

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Getting to Stewart Museum

Jean-Drapeau Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. To get to the Parc easily and quickly, the subway is still the best way to go!

Subway schedule
STM promotions

River shuttle

During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can use the river shuttle as a means of transportation, from the Vieux-Port de Montréal (Jacques-Cartier pier) and the city of Longueuil.

Users can also bring along their bikes and they have access to a network of cycling paths at each stop.

Schedule and rates
Location of the landing spot at the Parc

STM shuttle

Two STM shuttles provide a connection between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and various attractions.

767: During the summer season, the 767 shuttle stops at Jean-Doré Beach and the La Ronde amusement park.

777: Every day of the year, the 777 shuttle provides fast access to the Casino de Montréal.

Routes and schedules

Bike / BIXI

Parc Jean-Drapeau is part of the Trans Canada Trail and the Route verte and is one of the few places where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike.

From Montréal: take the Lachine Canal bike path, near the Vieux-Port de Montréal, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.

From the South Shore: take the South Shore Bike Link, between Saint-Lambert and Parc Jean-Drapeau, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.

BIXI : there are many BIXI stations at the Parc during the summer season.

Walking

People can enjoy many of the cycling paths to get to or pass through the Parc Jean-Drapeau, either running or walking.

With more than 25 kilometres of trails and pathways, the Parc is a pleasant spot for hiking, all year round.

Parking

Motorists can get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by taking the Jacques Cartier Bridge or the Concorde Bridge (Bonaventure Autoroute, Pierre-Dupuy exit).

Nearby parking area:
P7

Rates and other parking areas

  • Subway Station
  • River shuttle
  • STM shuttle
  • Bike / BIXI
  • Walking
  • Parking

For more details, visit Getting to the Parc.


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