Pompeii

FEBRUARY 6 – SEPTEMBER 5, 2016

Soak up the splendour and opulence of Pompeii in a spectacular exhibition that features over 220 archaeological artifacts in a unique multisensorial environment. Mosaics, frescoes, bronze and marble statues, decorative art objects, as well as utensils and personal accessories, will bring to life this small provincial colony of the Roman Empire that was frozen in time by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. The largest exhibition on Pompeii ever presented in Quebec, it drew 273,000 visitors during its presentation in Toronto in 2015.

Learn more about the exhibition

Mobile Site

To enhance your Museum experience, access the wall labels and panels for Pompeii on your mobile device during your visit. Once you enter the galleries, go to mmfapompeii.com

Enjoy your visit!

The mobile site was produced as part of the Plan culturel numérique du Québec. It benefits from the generous support of Hydro-Québec.

Practical Information

Audioguide

Embark on a voyage through time: meet the inhabitants of Pompeii just before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on August 24, 79 A.D. The audioguide includes a family track specially designed to introduce children to this fascinating story.

Rental: $5

The mobile site was produced as part of the Plan culturel numérique du Québec. It benefits from the generous support of Hydro-Québec.

Family Zone

At the exit to the exhibition, be sure to stop by the Carpe Diem Family Zone to take part in art workshop, watch a film or read a book in connection with Pompeii.

Activities

February: An Old Coin (engraving on thin pieces of metal)
March: A Fresco Scene (drawing and collage)
April: Ancient History (printmaking)

Schedule

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday :10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday :10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday :10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday :10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday :10 a.m. to 5 p.m.