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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

During the past 140 years the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has assembled one of North America's finest encyclopaedic collections, totalling more than 30,000 objects. The collections include Canadian art, contemporary art, Inuit and Amerindian Art, European Masters, prints and drawings and decorative arts. The museum also regularly features special exhibitions and activity programmes for adults, students and children.

Address: 1379-1380 Sherbrooke Street West

Website: www.mmfa.qc.ca

Telephone: (514) 285 2000

Transport: Bus #24, or metro to Guy-Concordia station

Opening times: Open Tuesday to Friday, from 11am to 5pm (main exhibitions open until 9pm on Wednesdays), and on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. Closed on Mondays.

Admission: General admission is free, though there are fees for temporary exhibitions (usually in the vicinity of C$20)