On Sunday, May 29th, 2011, the Montreal Museum Day will celebrate its 25th edition with a whooping, free admission to 32 museums, featuring the Montreal Biodome – the first no-charge mass access after the long strike closure and the technical renovations.
The full list of the museums include: BAnQ (Grande bibliotheque); Montreal Biodome; Biosphere, Environment museum; Canadian Centre for Architecture; Centre d'exposition de l'Universite de Montreal; Exhibition Centre La Prison-des-Patriotes; Centre d'histoire de Montreal; Montreal Science Centre; Sisters of Sainte-Anne Historic Centre; Chateau Ramezay – Historic Site and Museum of Montreal; Cinematheque quebecoise; Cite historia musee d'histoire du Sault-au-Recollet; Ecomusee du fier monde; Stewart Hall Art Gallery; Lachine Canal National Historic Site; The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site of Canada; Sir-Georges-Etienne-Cartier National Historic Site of Canada; Maison Saint-Gabriel; Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal; Musee de Lachine; Museum of the Saint-Joseph's Oratory of Mont-Royal; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Hospitalieres de l'Hotel-Dieu de Montreal Museum; Musee des maitres et artisans du Quebec; Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage; Montreal Holocaust Memorial Museum; Chateau Dufresne Museum; Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum; McCord Museum; Redpath Museum; Montreal Planetarium; Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History. All museums will be open to the public from 9 A.M. to 6 P.M.
As usually, STM (Societe de transport de Montreal), will offer a no-fee shuttle bus service, from 9 A.M. to 4.30 P.M., connecting the locations. The central meeting point for the service will be located on the Promenade des artistes, between Saint-Urbain and Jeanne-Mance streets. A total of 45 shuttle buses will travel along seven distinct routes especially created for the event.