The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec offers school programs which include thematic tours and visual art workshops. The tours, planned around the Musée’s collection and temporary exhibitions, are aimed at pre-schoolers and primary and secondary level students. Our educational programs are designed for college and university students and incorporate various activities around our temporary exhibitions and collections.
Hydro-Québec supports the MNBAQ’s school programs for students from pre-school to high school levels.
Reservations can be made only by telephone: 418 644-6460, ext. 5541. The Museum will send written confirmation of your booking containing all the details necessary to ensure that your visit runs smoothly. A confirmation will be sent to you approximately one month before your visit.
Monday to Friday
From 8 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
From August 23, 2023
Preschool, Primary and Secondary level
From September 18 to December 23, 2023 and from January 8 to June 21, 2024.
Mondays to Friday between 9 am and 4 pm
College and University
From September 28, 2022
Monday to Sunday, between 9 am to 5 pm. Wednesday until 9 pm.
Tours are one to one-and-a-half hours in length, depending on the chosen theme. Please plan on spending 10 minutes for reception and the cloakroom.
Rates for school groups
SELF-GUIDED (not available)
|Preschool and primary level
|$4 per student*
|$4 per student*
|$8 per student*
|College and university
|$7 per student*
|$11 per student*
|Teachers and monitors
An invoice will be sent to you after your visit to the Musée.
For pre-school, primary and secondary school clients, depending on the visit chosen, the maximum capacity varies between 24 and 48 students. Sub-groups of no more than 12 students will be formed and taken care of by a guide.
For college and university clientele, groups exceeding 8 people are subdivided and taken care of by several guide-animators in order to respect physical distance. Depending on the tour chosen, the maximum capacity varies.
School groups can bring their lunches and eat at the Musée. Reservations are required.
Please notify us as soon as possible in the event of a change or cancellation. A fee of $90 per guide is charged for a cancellation within 14 days of the visit date. Please note that if the number of participants falls below the minimum of 15 people, the group rate will not be applied.
Maximum of 8 adults per guide. Several subgroups can follow the same guided visit at a time. Each subgroup will be assigned its own guide.
The total capacity varies according to the guided visit and the availability of the guides for the date and time requested.
Free. Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled visit time if you need to use the cloakroom.