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Preschool and Elementary (Cycle 1)

My First Visit to the Museum

What is a museum? Over the course of an interactive Museum stroll interspersed with creative and discovery activities, the children will explore themes related to works in various collections, talk about what they see, and marvel at the beauty of art.



The class goes to the Museum.

90 min

240 $



Raise students’ awareness about

  • The role of museums (showcasing and conserving works)
  • The challenges around displaying works and the richness of each collection
  • The fact that we can learn a lot from artworks and cultural objects
Creative activity

  • Make a miniature model of the Museum.

In connection with Cognitive Development (Social Sciences)

10 to 15 min
Have students figure out a route from their school to the Museum on a map.

Planning your visit

We recommend you review the Museum’s code of conduct with your students by referring to our MuseuManners.

illustration of people at the Museum

Get ready for your visit!


The group entrance is located at 2187 Bishop Street.

School bus

If you are coming by school bus, allow extra time for potential traffic congestion.

Métro station

The Museum is a 5-minute walk from the Guy-Concordia Métro station (Guy exit).

Allow sufficient time

Allow approximately 15 minutes for students to be greeted at the entrance, to go to the cloakroom and washroom, and to be divided into groups.

Movement through the galleries

To facilitate movement through the galleries and ensure that everyone gets a good view of the works, each class will be divided into two subgroups composed of a maximum of 15 students (11 for preschool groups). The class will regroup afterward in the workshop, if applicable.

Prohibited items

Backpacks, food, beverages and umbrellas are not permitted in the galleries.

Special measures

In accordance with public health recommendations, the Museum has implemented measures to ensure the safety and well-being of visitors and staff.

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