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Making Their Mark: Montreal Jewish History Walking Tour

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    The epicenter of Jewish life in Montreal from the turn of the 20th century until the 1950s, today’s Plateau neighborhood once teemed with tens of thousands of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. Learn how they worked, worshiped and supported one another as they built new lives in Montreal.

    On this historical walking tour, uncovers the synagogues, schools, hospitals and cultural organizations the Jewish community established and that still leave a mark on Montreal society today. Immerse yourself in the Jewish stories held in the streets and buildings of this vibrant neighborhood.
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    Departure Point
    Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 Boul St-Laurent R01, Montréal, QC H2W 1Y8, Canada
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
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    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

    We took this tour with Cassandra who is new to the work. She was amazingly generous and well prepared. We had 6 adults on our walking tour and ended up having lively conversations as we walked along. Cassandra shared great info and was warm and...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank ejabramsmorley
    Reviewed July 11, 2019

    If you want to have a good time and learn a little more about Jewish history in Montreal, then this is the right place. Very good guide. Interestingly presents the material.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank B3261FKrobertb
    Reviewed June 7, 2019

    We were very lucky today to have Max as our guide. His passion was inspiring and we were grateful for how seriously (while still being fun to talk to) he took his role as our guide to learning about the almost lost Jewish culture of...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank MKL875
    Reviewed October 24, 2018

    I am the lucky Newfoundlander mentioned in the review below by Ovwing so please read their review which covers details of the walk to which I say "ditto". Our guide (a young lady) was a lovely person and well spoken, the tour interesting, and the...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Glenda H
    Reviewed October 2, 2018

    My husband and I had the pleasure in late September 2018 to take 2 of the walking tours--Making Their Mark with Josh, and Rabbis, Radicals, and Writers with Trish. Although much of the current Jewish community exists beyond the central district, it was interesting and...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Discover28080
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    William E
    July 13, 2019|
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    Response from B3261FKrobertb | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. I'm not sure. But they have museum where you could leave your luggage. But keep in mind , this tour takes about 2 hours.
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