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Montreal: Guided Walking Tour of Montreal's Murals

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Activity provider: Guidatour

Montreal: Guided Walking Tour of Montreal's Murals

Activity provider: Guidatour

From US$ 19 per person

Discover Montreal through its art and culture on a guided walking tour. Learn about the city's street art history and admire art in areas like the Mural Festival zone and the Entertainment District.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Navigate through Montreal to discover magnificent graffiti and outdoor murals
  • Listen as your guide highlights talented artists and collectives behind the art
  • Learn how the muralist movement grew to become significant to Montreal culture
  • View pieces by renowned street artists like Phillip Adams and David Guinn
  • Snap pictures of art in the Mural Festival zone and the Entertainment District
Full description

Enjoy a colorful guided walking tour of Montréal’s street art murals. Uncover the origins of street art in the city and discuss the place it currently holds in local life. Follow a path marked with unique and eclectic works of art with pieces by artists like Phillip Adams and David Guinn.

Choose from a group or private tour with options in both English and French. Meet your guide in front of the Maison du développement durable building and begin your journey into Montreal's street vibrant art scene.

Make your way through a veritable open-air museum on this tour that focuses mainly on the St-Laurent Boulevard area and takes intriguing detours into surrounding streets and alleys.

See some of the city's most impressive street art at the Mural Festival Zone which is named after an event that played a key role in democratizing urban art. Head further south to the heart of the Entertainment District to encounter works by Phillip Adams and David Guinn.

Listen as your guide tells you about the emergence and evolution of muralism and how it was first developed around popular themes and national propaganda. Hear about how the city developed this form of art in the 1970s and find out how the muralist movement grew to become so significant to the city.

Includes
  • Mural walking tour
  • French or English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the Maison du développement durable building.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour takes place rain or shine
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