All About Montréal’s Murals

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Enjoy a colorful walking tour of Montréal’s murals!

In the company of a professional guide and paired with other participants, discover the origin and the current place of mural art in Montréal, on a path marked with unique and eclectic works of art. A veritable open-air museum, Montréal has become a hotspot for street art in North America. Montréal even rivals international capitals famous for their magnificent graffiti and outdoor murals.

Focusing mainly on the St-Laurent Boulevard axis and taking intriguing detours in surrounding streets and alleys, this visit will allow you to admire some of the most lively and creative Montréal murals while highlighting the talent of the artists and collectives behind them.

This murals’ tour is also offered on a private basis.

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Highlights & Sites visited

  • Tour guidé murales et street art par GuidatourExplore the MURAL Festival zone, named after an unmissable event that played a key role in democratizing urban art. Some ofMontréal’s most impressive murals can be found there.
  • Further South, in the heart of the Entertainment District (Quartier des spectacles), you will also encounter some astounding murals, among which those created by Phillip Adams and David Guinn, from the MU organism.
  • Learn more about the emergence and evolution of muralism and how it was first developed around popular themes and national propaganda, specifically in Mexico in the 1920s.
  • Discover that Montréal was the first Canadian city to develop this form of art in the 1970s and learn how the muralist movement grew to become so significant to the city.

Practical Information

Departure point: At the Peace Park (Place de la Paix), located across the Monument-National (1182 St-Laurent Blvd.)

Duration: 2 hrs.

2020 Rate: $25 per person including taxes. Gratuity is customary (amount at your discretion).

Reservation mandatory at all times.

IMPORTANT: Our public walking tours of the murals depart with a minimum of two booked participants. Should your visit be cancelled, we will notify you at 4 p.m. the day before. If so, you may choose to reschedule free of charge or get a full refund.

Reserve your places for the murals’ public tour

Rates below are in Canadian dollars and taxes included. Gratuity left to your discretion.