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Vintage style and packed with details

On McGIll's campus, this gem of a museum doesnt take very long but it is worth the time. Large... read more

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mbsesher
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League City, Texas
Layers of natural history on display in a beautiful building

The Redpath Museum at McGill University is an outstanding natural history museum in a lovely beaux... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hortense
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This natural history museum at McGill University is named after business tycoon and philanthropist John Redpath.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C4, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
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Reviewed yesterday

On McGIll's campus, this gem of a museum doesnt take very long but it is worth the time. Large shell and rock collection and a few really great fossils and dino skeletons. Loved that it was obviously a working museum with busy students and research...More

Thank mbsesher
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Redpath Museum at McGill University is an outstanding natural history museum in a lovely beaux arts building. It's chock full of fossils, skeletons, and oddities. Mummified cats? Check. Shrunken heads? Check. Dinosaur skeletons, Roman coins, minerals, stuffed specimens--it's all there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly a stunning museum that you would see the likes of in a block buster movie. The amount of rare artifacts and cool exhibits were amazing, they have something for everyone. The staff at the front desk were very kind and helpful. I would recommend...More

Thank Liberal J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place, feels very well "loved", if not a little tired. But that can be forgiven since they don't charge admittance. Only down side, and no fault of the actual museum, is without air conditioning our pampered 21st century bodies didn't cope too well!

1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Redpath Museum is like one giant, awesome curio cabinet. It is a natural history museum with dinosaur fossils, cultural artifacts, taxidermy, shells, and minerals. You can go through and read all the plaques, or just wander around and admire all the cool stuff. The...More

Thank Jessi604
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently visited this museum on the campus of McGill University with my partner. It consists of displays of dinosaur skeletons, stuffed animals as well as a great selection of artifacts like coins from the Roman era. The museum has two floors and is free...More

1  Thank Stirling B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The collection is really eclectic and cool. From dinos to shrunken heads, this place has a little bit of everything. It’s free but there are no elevators (3 floors) and no air conditioning. Be prepared.

1  Thank Gina O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this by accident, and so glad we did. We took a walk through the history of the world in this little museum, reading the plaques and seeing all the specimen that they have laid out for us (captioned in both English and French)....More

Thank soccerclutz878
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lots of exhibits in a small place. Explanations not very detailed, seems like a collection of private researchers from different backgrounds, contains pieces from dinosaur skeletons to stones and mixed cultural relicts of diverse regions.

Thank ulid240
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This little museum is situated in a beautiful Victorian house in McGill University area. They show minerals, shells, dinosaurs skeletons, the evolution of human skulls or Egyptian Mummies there. There is an interactive computer display on mummie so you can see, what is inside of...More

1  Thank PavlaPavla
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