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Canada's oldest university, home to nearly 30,000 students, is filled with a variety of interesting architectural styles.
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805 Sherbrooke St. W. | (At McGill College), Montreal, Quebec H3A 0B9, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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The history of Canada is intertwined with the history of this University, the academic heart of the country regardless of language or background. From Ernest Rutheford in science to Frank Scott in law and poetry, the people who taught and learned here helped to fashion...More

Thank Morrislaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

This huge campus in close proximity to downtown Montreal is another beauty of the city. If you've never experienced the real American campus-style universities in your life it's well worth going for a walk on this campus and imagining how it would be to study...More

Thank EndreKemenes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oct is a great time to visit university. The student body is still outdoors and the foliage is beautiful.

Thank ELLlady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended a wedding at the chapel. Beautiful old stone building. Lots of trees of different types.

Thank ancientmoods
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buldings nice garden just stop by to see how universities are abd compare to the ones in your country

Thank spyridon d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Campus was pretty to walk through for a few minutes, but we mostly enjoyed the Redpath museum. The museum has a nice collection on natural history about people, plants and nature. I especially enjoyed the animal skeletons and those the ones on taxidermy display.

Thank lws07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a nice campus in the center city. a bonus for not allowed to smoke at is grounds! also there a cute museum worth visiting!

Thank lola2882
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picturesque entrance from Rue Sherbrooks;. View of Montreal Parc from entrance.. Colorful fall foliage & architecture of historic buildings make the campus worth a walk through.

Thank lmmla91
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I visited the book store. I understand they must have a larger store somewhere else, but as I was in the neighbourhood I just stepped in. They only had the books for the students' courses, but I found many interesting books anyway. kind personnel. on...More

Thank Bruno V
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We rode bikes past the college and it was neat that our tour guide pointed out how small McGill was, people back then were so much shorter! If you have time to hear the story of how it was built and by whom, you should!...More

Thank Chelsie V
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ToonH54
17 May 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in old Montreal which was a good 35 minute walk from McGill. I would highly recommend staying in OM but not if you have to get to McGill daily.
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Harman K
17 November 2016|
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Response from Fernando S | Reviewed this property |
What's a party hotel?
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mexicanjeffrey
15 May 2015|
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Response from OrlandoRachel | Reviewed this property |
I noticed a Metro entrance/exit on Rue Catherine and from there it would be about a five block walk. I would suggest downloading a metro map from Montreal's transportation site.
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