GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PIERRE LASSONDE PAVILION
Any time. Length: 1½ hours
Several hundred artworks and three permanent exhibitions await you in the Pierre Lassonde pavilion. Why not begin exploring this new space with some of the must-see pieces found in it? In the company of a tour guide, visit the public spaces and the exhibitions of Inuit art, contemporary art and decorative art and design to learn more about the many masterpieces in the collection. This is the ideal tour to make the most of your visit to the new Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec!
350 years of artistic practices in québec
Any time. Length: 1½ hours
The guided tour spans 350 years of artistic creation, from the beginning of the French colony to the 1960s. A gallery attendant will present the historical background and key themes that underpin the conceptualization of each of the exhibitions. The activity affords an ideal opportunity to discover the five new exhibition rooms of the MNBAQ’s permanent ancient and modern art collections.
Due to the health measures in place, the number of people per group has been revised downwards. A minimum number of 8 people* is required to benefit from the group rate in the table below. Please refer to the theme of the chosen guided tour to find out the maximum number of participants.
Please note that group self-guided tours are currently unavailable.
* If you wish to take a private guided tour for less than 8 people, the rate will be $90 for the commented service, plus $15 per person for admission to the museum's collections.
self-guideD (not available)
|Adults /Seniors||$ 25|
13 to 17 years
and college or university
|12 years and under||Free||-|
|Bilingual Mediaguide||Free on your mobile device.||-|
Please visit School Programs section for more details.
self-guided (NOT AVAILABLE)
|Preschool and primary level||Free||$4 per student|
|Secondary level||$4 per student||$8 per student|
|College and university||$7 per student||$11 per student|
|Teachers and monitors||Free||Free|
GUIDED TOURS ON RESERVATION
We are really looking forward to finally welcoming you to the Museum! Everything has been done to make your museum experience as pleasant and safe as possible. Rest assured that the recommended sanitary measures will be prioritized.
To guarantee your safety and that of your group :
- The checkroom service is temporarily unavailable. *Please do not bring backpacks, large purses or umbrellas with you, as these items are prohibited in the exhibition halls.
- Hand sanitizer dispensers are available at strategic locations such as the entrance to the museum and washrooms;
- The ratio of visitors to one tour guide is reduced in order to maintain physical distance in the exhibition halls;
- Wearing a face cover is mandatory for people 10 years of age and older.
The Musée offers guided tours surrounding various themes, and tours are available for our collection rooms.
Reservations are required and must be made a minimum of 14 days in advance, by phone, from Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm at 418-644-6460, ext. 5541 or 1-866-220-2150, or by e-mail.
Guided tours are available in French and in English and are suitable for groups of adults.
*** Reservation conditions, including capacity and rates, have been temporarily adjusted to accommodate the health measures in effect during the pandemic. For this reason, they are subject to change without notice.