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We invite you to discover Habitat 67, the residential complex imagined by Moshe Safdie as part of Expo 67, the Montreal 1967 Universal Exhibition. The 90-minute visit will let you discover this unique architectural gem and learn more about its...more
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2600 Avenue Pierre-Dupuy, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3R6, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to walk to the Biosphere and the route took us right past Habitat 67. It must be one of the weirdest buildings we have ever seen and having just been raining it didn’t look all that inviting. We did not take the tour, maybe...More

Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building, made of many cubes of each 750 sq.ft., was the creation of the famous architect Moshe Sadfie who studied architecture at McGill University. This project was his doctorate thesis, about half a century ago, and has kept its very unique appeal for tourists...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice place to see while biking toward Ile-Ste-Helene & Parc-Jean Drapeau. You'll have a nice bike bath in front of it while facing the old port of Montreal

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jbelanger67, Owner at Habitat 67, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Did you enjoy your guided tour?

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've long been interested in this structure so was delighted when tours became available. Our guide Kathleen was knowledgeable and enthusiastic, and the tour informative and interesting. I highly recommend.

Thank Sightseer590179
jbelanger67, Owner at Habitat 67, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive comment!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was so glad to see that the residents of Habitat 67 decided to offer tours of this wonderful site! Our incredible tour guide, Charlotte, explained the history of the buildings, the architectural structure and many other things related to background. It is a little...More

Thank RegePG
Reviewed 11 August 2018

One of the highlights of my recent Canada trip! Lovely tour with a knowledgeable guide. Got the chance to see Moshe Safdie’s penthouse as part of the experience, which was fascinating. I would recommend the tour to anyone with an interest in architecture!

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jbelanger67, Owner at Habitat 67, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

We are happy you enjoyed the tour! Thanks for visiting.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

I knew nothing about Habitat 67 until I saw it from the waterfront in Old Montreal. I had to get a closer look and I'm really glad I did. It isn't easy to get to. My wife and I walked and, although it isn't difficult...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Habitat 67 is amazing, both from an architectural and an engineering perspective. Moshe Safdie was only 25 years old when he designed this project for Expo 67, something extraordinary in itself. It is made up of 324 six hundred square foot concrete cubicles that provide...More

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jbelanger67, Owner at Habitat 67, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you for your great review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 18 July 2018

I visited this wonderful architectural and social gem with an outstanding guide who put this modernist building in the context of its time and its importance to city dwelling. Highly recommended.

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jbelanger67, Owner at Habitat 67, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 13 July 2018

Our son wants to be an architect, so he insisted we get tickets for a tour at Habitat 67. We all really enjoyed it (especially our son). Buy your tickets online in advance as there is no office or ticket counter. They only allow 20...More

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jbelanger67, Owner at Habitat 67, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

We are happy you and your son liked the visit!

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Not that I have discovered - and I went to the main tourist information office on Peel Street: they were extremely helpful telling me how I could get there by both public transport and on foot but they were unaware of any... More