OUR TOURS

Explore the diverse culture, food, and stories of Montreal’s Jewish community on our acclaimed tours of our city’s historic Jewish neighbourhoods led by our friendly museum researchers.

*During the fall and winter tour season, tickets must be purchased at least 12 hours before the tour start time.
**For the Beyond the Bagel food tour, tickets must be purchased at least 24 hours before the tour start time.

Explore the diverse culture, food, and stories of Montreal’s Jewish community on our acclaimed tours of our city’s historic Jewish neighbourhoods led by our friendly museum researchers.

*During the fall and winter tour season, tickets must be purchased at least 12 hours before the tour start time.
**For the Beyond the Bagel food tour, tickets must be purchased at least 24 hours before the tour start time.

BEYOND THE BAGEL

Eat your way through the Mile End and Plateau neighbourhoods and uncover Montreal’s Jewish culinary history, both past and present.

3.5HR MILE END/PLATEAU

INSIDE THE SHMATA FACTORY

Walk the halls of a former garment factory and learn about the production process, working conditions and labour unions on this guided tour.

1.5–2HR PLATEAU

MAKING THEIR MARK

Discover the schools, synagogues, hospitals, and cultural organizations built by Montreal’s Jewish immigrants around St-Laurent Boulevard that continue to leave their mark on Montreal society today.

1.5–2HR PLATEAU

IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOUNTAIN

Meet the famous poets, utopians, outcasts, and exiles who created an internationally-renowned centre of Jewish cultural life in the parks, streets, and buildings below Mount Royal.

1.5–2HR PLATEAU

RABBIS, WRITERS AND RADICALS

Delve into the diverse stories of notable characters of the Mile End, including iconic authors, radical political leaders, and colourful religious figures who were often connected in unexpected ways.

1.5–2HR MILE END

SEPHARDIC SPACES

Visit Montreal’s vibrant and multicultural Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood to uncover stories of Sephardic Jewish immigrants from the transformative decades of the 1960s and 1970s.

1.5–2HR CÔTE-DES-NEIGES

Our outdoor tours run from mid-March to mid-November (weather permitting). Our Exhibition Tour, Inside the Shmata Factory, runs year-round. Special requests for outdoor walking tours or food tours can be arranged during the off-season (weather permitting) by contacting tours@imjm.ca.

TOUR PRICES

EXHIBITION / WALKING TOURS

$20 ADULT
$10 STUDENTS
$10 AGES 13–17
$6   AGES 8–12
AGES 0–7 ARE FREE

Exhibition/walking tours are 1.5–2 hours
Prices do not incl. tax & are subject to EZ Tix fees

FOOD TOURS

$75 ADULT
$55 STUDENTS
$55 AGES 14–17
$35   AGES 6–13
AGES 0–5 ARE FREE

Food tours are 3.5–4 hours
Prices do not incl. tax & are subject to EZ Tix fees

PRIVATE TOURS

You can pick from any of our acclaimed tours to book as a private experience!

Private tours are all led by a museum researcher who is there to answer all your questions, lead discussions, and bring Montreal’s Jewish history to life.

Private tour prices vary according to group size. Bagels can be requested as an add-on to Plateau and Mile-End tours. All group sizes can be accommodated; 25 participants per guide maximum.

For rates and availabilities contact tours@imjm.ca.

 

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During the fall and winter tour season, tickets must be purchased at least 12 hours before the tour start time

For the Beyond the Bagel food tour, tickets must be purchased at least 24 hours before the tour start time