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Spring Break at the Museum

Children are invited to take part in a spring break program featuring workshops, stories and treasure hunts that promise to engage them and spur their imaginations and curiosity. Extend family fun at the McCord Museum by completing Alfred’s Adventures with a host of activities specially designed for families. Free for children 12 and under.

Visit the presentation of Alfred’s Adventures
An experiencethat children from 4 to 9 years old will love! Every day, all day. Offered alternately in French and English – upon reservation

Creative Workshops
Every day for 3 to 12 years old.

  • From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the exhibition Notman, A Visionary Photographer, children hildren will decorate a frame inspired by photographies by this famous Montrealer.
  • From 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Atrium, children will make finger puppets and create a tale through shadow theater.

Concerts – I Musici at the McCord Museum
March, 10 an 11, 2017 at 11 a.m., 11:35 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. for 3 to 12 years old.
The famous Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal will give concerts for families and invite young children to participate.

Audio Game
Starting March 5 in the exhibition Notman, A Visionary Photographer. Everyday for children 8 to 12 years old.

Visitors can take an entertaining tour of the exhibition while listening to William Notman’s memories and anecdotes about the emerging photography industry. The 45-minute audio tour will be available on digital tablets at the Museum.

Story Hour
Everyday at 11 a.m. in French and 2 p.m. in English
In collaboration with Gallimard, stories inspired by the McCord Museum’s toys collection will charm children 3 to 10 years old.

Exploration Cards
These game cards allow families to explore the Museum and discover the collections in a playful way. Finding geometric shapes, flowers, animals and hidden characters in the exhibition turns the visit into a treasure hunt.

The Adventure at the Museum
Treat yourselves to a family outing that combines pure enjoyment with a fascinating introduction to history! You’ll receive a free backpack* containing everything you’ll need for your Adventure at the Museum. Presented by Hydro-Québec in collaboration with Motherforlife.com. *Backpack available in limited quantities.

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The Adventure at the Museum

Treat yourselves to a family outing! Presented by Hydro-Québec.

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