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The 24th Montreal Museums Day will take place on Sunday, May 30th 2010.

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The museums of Montreal offer free access to their permanent and temporary exhibits and run special activities for the whole family.

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Outdoor activities, family fun, arts and crafts workshops, concerts, tastings, demonstrations, science experiments, films, games, rallies, historical re-enactments, presentations, shows and guided tours … they all make the day an event like no other. 

A program for every taste

Participants can schedule their day according to their own tastes and availability. At the information and transit hub — known as the carrefour — or at the museums, hundreds of free activities take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Here is the list in alphabetic order of the museums that you will enjoy visiting free of charge on May 30th, 2010.

Biosphère, Environment Museum 
Canadian Centre for Architecture 
Centre d'archives de Montréal 
Centre d'exposition de l'Université de Montréal 
Centre d’histoire de Montréal 
Château Dufresne Museum 
Château Ramezay Museum 
Cinémathèque québécoise 
Cité Historia, musée d'histoire du Sault-au-Récollet 
Écomusée du fier monde 
Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site of Canada 
Grande Bibliothèque 
La Prison-des-Patriotes Exhibition Centre 
Maison Saint-Gabriel, Museum and Historic Site
Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum 
McCord Museum of Canadian History

Montreal Biodome

Montreal Holocaust Memorial Museum 
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts 
Montréal Planétarium 
Montréal Science Centre 
Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal 
Musée de Lachine (pavillon de l'entrepôt du complexe culturel Guy-Descary) 
Musée de Lachine (pavillon principal) 
Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel-Dieu 
Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec 
Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and history 
Redpath Museum 
Sir-George-Etienne-Cartier National Historic Site of Canada 
Sisters of Saint Anne Historic Centre 
Stewart Hall Art Gallery 

The following museums do not participate in the Montréal Museums' Day this year.

- Montréal Insectarium
- Montréal botanical garden
- Stewart Museum

April 11, 2010 

* A crowd disembarks from the shuttle bus at the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, May 25, 2008. Photo: Michel Dubreuil

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