Important Notice

Several closures due to the Montreal Marathon: September 25

Please note that Sunday, September 25 from 6 am to noon, Ile Notre-Dame will be closed (including the bike path and the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve), McDonald Road between the Cosmos Bridge and La Ronde, and Tour de l'île Road between Jacques-Cartier Bridge and P-8. The Jacques-Cartier Bridge will also be closed from 4 a.m. to noon. Thank you for your understanding.

Occasional slowdowns on the Seaway dike bicycle path

This fall, cyclists can expect occasional slowdowns close to the new Champlain Bridge project when using the Seaway dike bicycle path.

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Parc Jean-Drapeau
What to do in Montreal: Stewart Museum
What to do in Montreal: Stewart Museum

Stewart Museum

All year

Journées de la culture 2016
Saturday, October 1, 2016 starting at 2 p.m.
Free event

That makes music?
The wonderful world of weird instruments

Strange and haunted objects
Curious Halloween at the Stewart Museum

Friday, October 28, starting at 7 p.m.

What could be more fun for Halloween than a special evening designed for visitors ages 7 and up? Many features including a lantern-lit nocturnal walk embellished by stories of ghosts and strange objects.

Curious Halloween at the Stewart Museum
Quirky monsters

October 29-30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Family activities held in conjunction with the exhibition Curiosities. Includes the Curious Treasure Hunt, a self-guided circuit for children ages 4 to 12, story hour, and a workshop during which children will make an animal monster.

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.

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High season: June 28 to September 4, 2016

Tuesday to Sunday10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Low season: September 7, 2016 to June 25, 2017

Wednesday to Sunday10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Stewart Museum courtyard is open year-round, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

2016 Rates

Seniors (65 years and more)$8.00
Students** (18-25 years old)$8.00
Children (13-17 years old)$8.00
Children (12 and under)***Free
  • * 3 to 5 persons (maximum 2 adults). Children aged 17 and under.

  • ** Upon presentation of a valid ID card

  • *** Maximum 5 children per adult

  • Rates include taxes.

  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates. Parking rates are adjusted according to the major events that are held at Parc Jean-Drapeau. We strongly suggest you check the "Parking" page on the website prior to each of your visits to the Parc to find out the rates in effect and the affected parking areas.

Group rates

School groups or general public groups of 15 people and more must reserve to benefit from the group rate by email at or by phone at 514 861-6701, ext. 234.
Free admission for the leader of a group of 15 or more.

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.

Stewart Museum

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Stewart Museum Exhibition History and Memory

History and Memory
Permanent exhibition

The Stewart Museum exhibition offers an historical journey that takes visitors from the Aboriginal era to the present day. Almost 500 objects, documents and rare books in the exhibition are showcased.

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Stewart Museum Exhibition Curiosities

May 5, 2016 to March 12, 2017

Discover more than 370 extraordinary and eclectic objects from the Stewart Museum's collections in this original exhibition created in collaboration with Quebec artist Jérôme Fortin.

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Fun and cultural activity Hall of Games

Hall of Games
Until October 16, 2016

The new space at the Stewart Museum, the Hall of Games, is a place of entertainment for the whole family where people can try old popular games from the 16th to the 20th.

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Fun and cultural activity St. Helen's Island : Illustrated Chronicles

St. Helen's Island : Illustrated Chronicles
Until October 9, 2016

Located in the Museum's courtyard, this free exhibition, featuring 16 antique prints, carry you through the history of the island discovered by Champlain.

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