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Musee Redpath

859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C4, Canada
+1 514-398-4086
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Fantastic free museum perfect for kids and anyone interested in natural history, biodiversity, and anthropology.

I was excited to go to a small and free university museum. I was blown away. It was larger than I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alex G
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Toronto, Canada
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Journey back in time

Took a six year old here and he was totally amazed with all the dinosaurs on display. As the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dcringer
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Toronto, Canada
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This natural history museum at McGill University is named after business tycoon and philanthropist John Redpath.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mcgill campus” (25 reviews)
“natural history” (18 reviews)
“stuffed animals” (19 reviews)
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 5 days ago via mobile

I was excited to go to a small and free university museum. I was blown away. It was larger than I thought it would be and had a very diverse collection of artifacts. My favourite part was the Quebec biodiversity exhibits on the second floor....More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a six year old here and he was totally amazed with all the dinosaurs on display. As the accompanying adult, I had ample time to view the Egyptian artifacts held in this museum as he was entertained /engaged fully. The artchitecture of this place...More

Thank dcringer
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Perfect for people interested in Fossils, a Mummy, dinosaurs, geodes who have some time to spare but not a lot. Plus it's free, so why not?

Thank Les_Bots
Reviewed 29 August 2017

There are so many things to see here from the stuffed animals, dinosaurs, Egyptian mummies, millions of shells and stones, fosils, old time medical kit and the list goes on. It covers 3 floors - is free and is open on a Monday. Great place...More

Thank sanka65
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This free museum has a wide range of artefacts and exhibits, ranging from dinosaurs to rocks, mummies, pottery, and taxidermy of Canadian and African animals. Well worth a stop, and a good size for kids.

Thank KingstonAdam85
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My sister is a fossil enthusiast, and this was the perfect museum for us to explore. We spent ages looking at each explanation and every exhibit. The shells, rocks, and fossils are beautiful. Yes, they have dinosaur fossils including a tiny plesiosaur, t-Rex jaws, triceratops...More

Thank tinyperson729
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We went in the summer just to get out of the house and it was extremely hot. Maybe the AC was broken or something, but I sweat like a dog while in there. The most interesting thing is the taxidermy, mainly the bigger wilder animals...More

1  Thank valeriecintron14
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is a small museum, but definitely with a visit. We went with our son (17) and nephew (9), and had a great time exploring the collection.

Thank stmayhem
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A small museum in McGill , it is well arranged. provide some interesting information of Canadian culture, animal and plants.

Thank rodjin
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Inside McGill University, this museum is free admission but suggested donation. It is like a natural history museum but why not pay a visit?

1  Thank JerryofChina
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