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MoreTop Family Attractions

DreamWorks exhibit opens at Montreal Science Centre

Kids can check out more than 400 pieces of original artwork from more than 20 years of movie-making

Lachine Museum offers new activities this summer

Kids can take part of interactive workshops while they learn more about archaeology, art and history

Activity teaches kids all about railway safety

Exporail is offering a new family activity with the aim to educate kids aged 8-12 about train safety

Kids get in free at national parks

The Government of Canada is no longer charging youth 17 and under to enjoy the country's green spaces

New ride featured at La Ronde

The Tourbillon ride geared to younger kids will twist and spin them around

Redpath Museum offers Saturday workshops

Kids who love science and history might be interested in one of the new workshops offered at this museum downtown
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MoreFamily Fun Festivals in Montreal

Eureka festival: A not-to-miss science event at the Old Port

The Eureka! Festival has interactive workshops, dazzling theatrics, tactile challenges, games, experiments and so much more

Expo Ormstown a proud display of country life

The expo celebrates local agriculture with educational kiosks, livestock exhibitions and a petting zoo

Creative festival all about comics

Families are invited to take part in free workshops, exhibits, lectures, and discussion panels at the Montreal Comic Arts Festival.
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MoreGetting Around

Bike rentals in Montreal

Our city has become well known as a great place to see on two wheels. Here are some options for visitors

Kids travel free during March break

Parents should take this opportunity to leave the car at home and hop on the metro or bus

You can now rent BIXI bikes with your OPUS card

The new service will be available at 540 public transit stations across Montreal

Train tickets for kids cost $15 all summer

VIA Rail is offering special $15 kids' economy class tickets for children aged 2-11 on all routes across Canada.

Where to rent a pedal boat in Montreal

Kids getting cranky touring the city? Renting a pedal boat might be the way to cheer them up

Montreal bus tours

Taking a bus tour is a great way for visitors to get an overview of the city's major attractions
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MoreWhere to Eat

What is the best cabane à sucre around Montreal?

As it turns out, it depends what you’re looking for and how you would describe a perfect family day at a sugar shack

35 great ice cream shops in Montreal

Discover some neat Montreal-area stores that specialize in yummy frozen treats.

12 family friendly restaurants in Montreal

Montreal Families' Facebook fans weigh in on their favourite spots to bring the kids for a meal

Montreal restaurants where kids eat for FREE (or almost free)

In most cases, an accompanying adult must order a main meal

Cafés that cater to parents & babies

For many parents of young children (and especially newborns), finding a place where they can meet other parents can be extremely comforting.

Bakery for families with allergies

A mother whose child had several allergies decided to open a store so kids who can't eat certain foods can still enjoy treats - risk free!
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MoreWhere to Stay

Water parks get set to turn on the taps

During the month of June, all the large water parks welcome thrill seekers for the first time this season

Spend a night in an enchanted treehouse

Les Toits du Monde has added to its array of unique accommodations in the Laurentians

Smugglers’ Notch ups the ante with entertainment complex

With the addition of FunZone 2.0, kids have absolutely no excuse, rain or shine, to complain of boredom at this Vermont resort

Adirondacks ski getaway accepts Canadian dollar at par

The Titus Ski Centre is making it more affordable for Canadian families to ski south of the border

New features at water park & entertainment complex

Complexe Atlantide has two new slides, an enchanted castle, obstacle courses and more for the summer season

Old Port unveils new accommodation project

Village by the Locks allows visitors to stay overnight in a boat, rustic cabin or a micro-chalet
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MoreMake a Day of It

Discover beaches close to Montreal

Families don't have to travel abroad to enjoy a beach - there are several not too far from the city.

Water parks get set to turn on the taps

During the month of June, all the large water parks welcome thrill seekers for the first time this season

Spend a night in an enchanted treehouse

Les Toits du Monde has added to its array of unique accommodations in the Laurentians

Kids get in free at national parks

The Government of Canada is no longer charging youth 17 and under to enjoy the country's green spaces

Guided Tour: La Ronde

Discover a new skating trail in the country

About an hour and a half from Montreal, families can explore a three-kilometre skateway through the forest