Welcome to the Museum of Jewish Montreal

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Our Museum is an innovative place to connect with Montreal’s diverse Jewish life & heritage through new cultural experiences.

Located along St. Laurent Boulevard, we’re in the heart of Montreal’s historic Jewish neighbourhood.

 

We lead visitors on walking tours, exhibit contemporary art, host cultural events, and serve up new takes on Jewish food.

Our Museum is an innovative place to connect with Montreal’s diverse Jewish life & heritage through new cultural experiences.

Located along St. Laurent Boulevard, we’re in the heart of Montreal’s historic Jewish neighbourhood.

We lead visitors on walking tours, exhibit contemporary art, host cultural events, and serve up new takes on Jewish food.

WHAT TO EXPECT FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS

Please note that we do not have a physical collection. If you have not booked a tour or are not attending an event, please plan on a 20 to 30 minute visit, where you will be able to enjoy a free small exhibition, our boutique, or a bite at our cafe.

Walking Tours
Experience Jewish Montreal on walking tours, food tours & historic building tours

Exhibitions
Get inspired by contemporary art and heritage exhibitions

Events
Be a part of new cultural experiences at vernissages, pop-up dinners, interactive workshops, and more!

Dina Goldstein
The Tree of Life and the Tree of Knowledge, 2017

CURRENT EXHIBITION

Snapshots from the Garden of Eden

Dina Goldstein

FEB 20 – MAY 17 2020

A reimagining of Jewish fairy tales and folklore through black and white photography, Snapshots uncovers the unexpected parallels between contemporary concerns, well-loved fairy tales, and the rich tradition of Jewish fables.

About
our
Collection


We collect and map the diverse stories of people, places and events that form Montreal’s Jewish past and present.

Our collection is exclusively virtual and accessible through our research website.

Virtual Exhibits & Map

An interactive map of Montreal’s Jewish history since the 1760s.

Oral Histories

Listen to our collection or share your own story about Jewish life in Montreal.

Have a bite at our café and discover our take on Jewish food

COVID-19 & Museum Closure Updates

We've taken the decision today to temporarily close our Museum as a preventative measure related to Coronavirus (COVID-19), and are taking the following steps:

  • As of the end of today (March 13th), our Museum space will be closed until further notice. 
  • All tours through the end of April are now cancelled.
  • All events until the end of April hosted in our space will also be postponed or cancelled. During this time we will be moving our events online, check out our events calendar for more information on how we are creating new cultural experiences online that you can enjoy from your home!

We will be following the news closely over the coming week or two, and we hope to be able to begin operations again soon. We thank you for your understanding and your support.

- MJM Team