Visitor's Guide: Plan your visit at the McCord Museum
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Plan Your Visit

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Visitor’s Guide

We look forward to seeing you at the Museum! Consult this guide to prepare for your visit.

  1. Before your visit to the Museum
  2. During your visit to the Museum
  3. After your visit to the Museum

Before your visit to the Museum

Preventive Measures

Learn about preventive measures put in place by the Museum against COVID-19.
Please do not visit the Museum if you are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19.

Online Ticketing

It is recommended for all ticket buyers including Museum Members to use the online ticketing system to purchase or reserve  admission to the Museum and select the date and time of your visit.

Have your headphones and cell phone ready

Have your headphones ready and charge your cell phone battery!

  • Additional content for specific exhibitions,  is available on our microsite for mobile devices. Access the link through your cell phone or tablet: expositions.musee-mccord.qc.ca
  • The password will be provided when you arrive at the Museum.
  • This platform gives you access to multimedia content that was previously available on shared devices in the exhibition hall.

Make sure you can read the QR codes with your mobile device.
They’re a practical tool for an optimal experience.

  • iPhone? Normally, your cell phone is already configured to read them with your camera.
    Android? If your cell phone isn’t already configured, you can download one of the following applications: Kaspersky, NeoReader, Barcode Reader
  • Do a test to be sure!

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During your visit to the Museum

Be sure you arrive at the time indicated on your ticket. The Museum cannot guarantee access to latecomers.

Safety Instructions

For everyone’s safety, please follow these instructions:

  • Wash your hands at the sanitation stations located at the entrance and exit of the Museum as well as the entrances and exits of the exhibition halls.
  • Cough and sneeze into your elbow.

Exhibitions and Services in the Museum

The microsite in three easy steps

  1. Click on the link expositions.musee-mccord.qc.ca and enter the password.
    The password is displayed at the Admission Desk, the Boutique and at the entrances to the exhibitions concerned.
  2. Choose your language preference, and click on the exhibition you are visiting.
  3. Put on your headphones and locate the numbers displayed in the exhibition to find your way around the microsite.
    You’re all set!

Beyond the microsite, our cultural mediators are available to answer your questions about the exhibitions. Don’t hesitate to speak with them!

Practical information

  • The Museum Boutique is open!
  • A self-service and unsecured cloakroom is available to visitors.
    Visitors may also keep their coats to explore the museum and its exhibitions.
  • The Café Bistro is temporary closed.

After your visit to the Museum

  • Help us improve the Museum experience by filling out the survey you will receive by email after your visit, and you could win a Member +1 card valued at $75.
    The card allows you to visit the Museum for one year and invite a person of your choice each time.
  • Did you take any pictures while you were at the Museum?
    Share your best moments on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. #McCordMuseum @museemccord
  • You can also share your comments on Google or Tripadvisor!

Not to be missed!

Online Admission Desk

Avoid lineups and help us provide you with a safe visitor experience by buying your tickets!

Buy your tickets

Preventive measures

The Museum staff is ready to offer a safe, pleasant, entertaining experience to all Montrealers!

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