Montreal is located in the southwest of the province of Quebec, approximately 275 km southwest of Quebec City, the provincial capital, and 190 km east of Ottawa, the federal capital. It also lies 550 km northeast of Toronto, and 625 km directly north of New York City. The city is located on the central and eastern portions of the Island of Montreal at the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers. The port of Montreal lies at one end of the Saint Lawrence Seaway, which is the river gateway that stretches from the Great Lakes into the Atlantic Ocean.
For over a century and a half, Montreal was the industrial and financial centre of Canada. The variety of buildings included factories, warehouses, mills, and refineries, which provide a legacy of historic and architectural interest, especially in the downtown area and the Old Port area.
Montreal is the cultural centre of Quebec, and of French-speaking North America as a whole. The city is Canada's centre for French language television productions, radio, theatre, film, multimedia and print publishing. The Quartier Latin is a neighbourhood crowded with cafés animated by this literary and musical activity.
Saint Kateri Shrine, Museums, & Welcoming Center
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This magnificent 300-year-old house presents various aspects of rural life in Montréal in the 17th century.
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This former bourgeois home of the early 20th-century houses a history museum and a centre for the visual arts.
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Home of the former Montréal Stock Exchange, Centaur is Québec's premier English-language theatre company.
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Its five halls total nearly 6,000 seats and its outdoor plaza plays host to the city's largest festivals.
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A Governor's residence built in the 18th century, this historic building and its collection offer a unique view of the history of Montréal and Québec, from Amerindian prehistory to the beginning of the 20th century.
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The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Québec's leading cultural ambassador, treats audiences to some 100 concerts each year.
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The Segal Centre for Performing Arts is one of Montreal's premiere, multidisciplinary arts institutions.
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This large park by Saint-Louis Lake ranks among Canada’s greatest sculpture gardens.
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The Canadian Centre for Architecture is an international research centre and museum recognized for the richness of its collections and the quality of its exhibitions.
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The Canadian Guild of Crafts was founded in 1906 in an effort to conserve, encourage and promote Inuit art, Amerindien art and fine crafts of Canada.
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The history of Montréal and the Hôtel-Dieu’s origins come to light through the history of medicine in the colony.
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March 31 to June 20: Wednesday to Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; June 22 to September 5: Tuesday to Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; September 8 to November 28: Wednesday to Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Housed in the heart of Old Montréal DHC/ Art, is a permanent location for exciting and relevant contemporary art exhibitions.
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This studio-boutique exhibits the work of glass artists and offers guided tours of its studio and workshops.
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The Guy-L.-CotÃ© Mediatheque is one of the most important cinema documentation centres in America.
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Home to the finest historical collections, the museum contains a wealth of information on Canadian history.
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This theatrical company performs major works by national and international playwrights, while focusing on creativity.
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The Galerie de l’UQAM is a university art gallery committed to research and production of knowledge through exhibitions, public programs and diverse range of publications.
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Devoted to contemporary art, the museum presents the wealth of Québec creativity expressed in visual works.
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The bold design of this stadium includes the tallest inclined tower in the world and a sports centre.
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Using a very original approach the exciting new exhibitions invite you to experience science and technology.
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This multimedia complex on the Main recently renewed its cultural mission and now offers a high-tech facility for performers, one that is versatile and adaptable to all kinds of artistic discovery.
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Located in the heart of the Quartier des spectacles, the Monument-National is the second most important complex offering a wealth of show venues in downtown Montréal.
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An architectural masterpiece since Expo 67, Environment Canada's Biosphère is a great venue for information, awareness and education on the major environmental issues related to water, air, climatic changes, sustainable development and responsible consump
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