Montreal Museum of Fine Arts – Plan your visit: buy your tickets now!


Their online ticket office is now open! In order to ensure you the safest and most enjoyable visit, they ask that you plan ahead by purchasing your tickets from their website.

The Museum’s new visiting measures will allow you to enjoy a safe and intimate viewing of the mummies and artifacts in Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives. This exhibition will exceptionally be on view from June 6 to 28, 2020.

Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives
Already seen by more than 245,000 visitors, Egyptian Mummies uses a cutting-edge approach marrying the arts and science to show a perspective never before seen on the lives of six individuals who lived along the Nile between 900 B.C.E. and 180 C.E. The extension of this major exhibition, which was scheduled to end March 29, will offer you a second chance to experience this marvel – a must for the whole family!


The MMFA has put every measure in place to ensure visits are highly enjoyable, exclusive yet intimate, and, above all, safe.All of the recommendations of the Government of Quebec and the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) have been implemented so that you feelat ease and entertained during your Museum outing.

✔️ In preparation for their Museum outing, visitors must book their tickets online and select the date and time of their visit. Museum Members must also reserve their tickets online, which are free, as visits are included in their membership.The Museum’s Ticket Counter remains closed. As such, it is not possible to buy tickets in person.

✔️ Tickets are date-time stamped in order to control the flow of visitors. This new rule will ensure public safety as well as allow visitors a more intimate exploration of the exhibition.

✔️ The wearing of face coverings is strongly recommended.

✔️ Hydroalcoholic gel will be dispensed in the entrance areas.

✔️ A one-way exhibition pathway and direction indicators on the floor have been set up to help visitors adhere to the physical distancing measures in effect.

✔️ Audioguides are available only on the MMFA’s mobile app and are free of charge. Museum staff will be on hand to assist visitors and answer their questions.

✔️ The exhibition Boutique and Bookstore will be open.

✔️ The following services will not be offered: the cloakroom, on-site audioguide rentals, the restaurant and café, workshops, guided tours and educational activities.

✔️ The galleries housing the collections and discovery exhibitions will be closed. Egyptian Mummies will be the only exhibition open to the public.

✔️ It is strongly recommended that people with reduced mobility or special needs notify the Museum of their upcoming visit. Their customer service team can be reached at 514-285-2000, seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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