Guided Visits

MCCORD MUSEUM : THE GOLDEN SQUARE MILE: A PRESTIGIOUS NEIGHBOURHOOD

Date: April to November, 2018
Time: 90 minutes
Location: McCord Museum
Address: 690 Sherbrooke West

Reservation for groups: reservation@mccord-stewart.ca
Phone: 514 861-6701, ext: 2234

 

The McCord Museum offers a 90-minute historic outdoor tours through the prestigious Golden Square Mile neighbourhood.
Since the 19th century, the Golden Square Mile has been synonymous with wealth and affluence. Spacious mansions, department stores, university pavilions and luxury hotels appeared one after the other in this neighbourhood next to the McCord Museum. This outdoor tour presents the architecture of the Golden Square Mile and the history of the people who lived there. Equipped with a tablet and the MTL Urban Museum application, follow the tour guide and discover a century that underwent many transformations.

 

Photo: Therearmirror.com @McCord Museum

GUIDATOUR : ADMIRE THE ELEGANT GOLDEN SQUARE MILE

Date: All year round
Time: On Demand
Location: Golden Square Mile
Reservation: Guidatour – Phone 514 844-4021 or 1 800 363-4021

 

At the end of the 19th century, roughly 70% of the wealth of Canada was in the hands of a select few who lived in an area covering approximately one square mile, located on the flanks of Mount Royal. Along with your guide, discover the streets and the residences that evoke this prosperous period in Montréal’s history.

A stroll in the neighbourhood will allow you to appreciate the elegance and richness of the exterior architectural. From Italian Neo-renaissance to Classical Revival, all the way to French Chateau style and all manner of Victorian eclecticism, a smorgasbord of styles is on the menu!

 

Photo: Hosmer House ©Guidatour