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MMFA Weekend Art Workshops

SAT. & SUN. – Join the art educators every Saturday and/or Sunday at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts to enjoy a free introduction to a unique art form workshop related to the current temporary exhibit or to one of the museum’s featured permanent collections. (Updated 11/30/16) Four-handed workshop: Long Live Winter! 10:15 – 11:00…

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A Victorian Christmas

SAT. & SUN. – Until December 18, the splendour of Victorian Christmas is revealed in each room of the grand residence belonging to the illustrious George-Étienne Cartier (in Old Montreal). Feast your eyes on the beautifully laid table, the magnificent tree, piles of gifts and other delights, as well as old-fashioned Christmas cards and early…

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18th Century Cheer at the Château

DEC. 3 TO JAN. 8 – December is undoubtedly one of the best times of the year to visit the Château Ramezay in Old Montreal. This is the month that your (very reasonable) admission fee grants you not only a tour of a 300 year old New France colonial chateau complete with furnishings and personal items,…

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…