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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
+1 514-398-6555
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You will enjoy your time walking around and if you visit at night you are going to appreciate the beautiful lighting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Note that I am writing this review as a visitor on campus, not as a student or otherwise. During our stroll around the campus and the area, I was mesmerized by its beauty. We were there in the fall and the leaves where just strikingly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DrLN-FL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

McGill itself is one of the great places to visit in downtown Montreal. And a hidden gem at McGill is their visual arts collection - McGill has a huge collection of unique rare books and art, and has recently spent a great deal of time...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank donald w
Reviewed 9 January 2019

We took a stroll in the university grounds and visited the Musee Redpath located wihtin the campus. It is an interesting place as the entry to the university is free for the general public and anyone can admire the area and take a walk. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tanumita D
Reviewed 27 December 2018

Wintertime and a lot of snow on the grass, it was interesting to walk around and appreciate the campus

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Al M
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We attended the open house. It was very busy but there were plenty of volunteers to guide you and answer our questions. The campus is beautiful and definitely a top contender.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BelaN74
Reviewed 2 December 2018

This university is open to public. It is good to read about the history of this university before visiting it. old- style departments and buildings can be found here which is full of scientific data, especially paleontology museum. My sister who studied there showed me...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Navid A
Reviewed 20 November 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Morrislaw
Reviewed 10 November 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EndreKemenes
Reviewed 3 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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17 May 2017|
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Response from lindamU1316LT | 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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17 November 2016|
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What's a party hotel?
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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.