CCA Family Workshop Fun

Montreal on the Cheap regularly promotes the frequent and free Family Workshops at the Canadian Center of Architecture (CCA), but somehow they still fly under the radar of many people. Perhaps it’s the out-of-the-way location of the CCA, tucked below St. Catherine St. beside the Fort St. entrance to the expressway. Perhaps it’s that many people…

Get the CAM for the Summer

At Montreal on the Cheap, we can’t say enough about the Montreal Access Card (CAM). If you have an address in Montreal, then you can apply for your card. For just $8, you are entitled to discounts and specials all year long at some of the city’s best attractions, events, festivals, tours and much more…

Test Drive MMFA Art Workshops

Some of you may not have been aware that there are an interesting variety of art courses at the Montreal Fine Arts Museum – from Japanese Calligraphy to Exploring Your Creativity. These 3 and 6-week courses run from late January through Spring and are open to all, but they’re not free. If one of the…

Young Kids “Clic!” at the Science Center

A couple months ago, the Montreal Science Center down at the King Edward Pier at the Old Port added a new exploration area to engage younger visitors, those in the 3 to 7 year range.  We recently had a chance to check out the “Clic!” area, and initial reactions from both parents as well as…