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!

CURRENT EXHIBITION

Edward Hillel

06/26 – 09/15 2019

A site-specific installation featuring photographs of the residents, local businesses, landscapes and monuments surrounding boulevard Saint-Laurent—pulled from the archives of the artist’s critically-acclaimed 1987 book, The Main: Portrait of a Neighbourhood.

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