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Bank of Montreal (Banque de Montreal)

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119 St-Jacques St. West | Near St-Sulpice, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1L6, Canada
+1 514-288-6681
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To learn of this bank and how it influenced in the Canada history

This bank is BMO it's located in place d'armes, this building has an interesting architecture. This... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pedro B
nice architecture

The building is very beautiful, the design is stunning. But the room with the history part (actual... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Yevgeniya K
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Saint-Constant, Canada
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The oldest bank in Canada is housed in a lavish architectural landmark that is beautiful both inside and out.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“main hall” (3 reviews)
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119 St-Jacques St. West | Near St-Sulpice, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1L6, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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+1 514-288-6681
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bank is BMO it's located in place d'armes, this building has an interesting architecture. This bank is very important in the Canada history because of It participated in different structure projects in Canada.

Thank Pedro B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is very beautiful, the design is stunning. But the room with the history part (actual museum is very tiny) It's free to visit. Takes like 30-40 min to see everything and it's enough. So if you're passing by, you can stop for a...More

Thank Yevgeniya K
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This old head branch of the Bank of Montréal is built in a style that one never sees any more. The opulence and ornateness is something to marvel at, especially the 2 dozen-odd black marble columns that surround the main hall. Take time to visit...More

Thank YVRcockroach
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit. Nice main hall, little museum inside. Canadas oldest bank. If you're visiting the Old Port worth checking out.

Thank SutterCaine
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This building represents a copy of the famous Roman Pantheon. It is Canada's oldest bank and located in front of the Notre Dame Basilica.

Thank Joop V
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A local that helped us with the parking meter station suggested we go across the square from Notre Dame and visit the Bank of Montreal to see the columns, which were gorgeous, and the museum. It was an interesting little bit of history tucked away...More

Thank Jimmie J
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Founded in 1817, Bank of Montreal is Canada's first bank. The Montreal main office at 119 Saint-Jacques was built in 1847. The Neoclassical building was built to impress -- and impress it does. Anyone can enter during business hours. Gaze up at the dome as...More

1  Thank BigGandLittleT
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Take a moment to step into this fabulous old building and be awed by the interior design. Check out those columns! It's a quick, free, stop on a great walking tour of Montreal.

1  Thank LJL1974
Reviewed 29 June 2016

While I wouldn't come here just for the museum (unless I was a banker of course), we did visit this on our walking tour of the old city. It was very well done and interesting! Check it out.

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I was there 2 days ago on a long but pleasant walk down from Square St Louis, then down to Chinatown, and there is a fountain with some fine sculptures , explaining the founding of Ville Marie, as Montreal was called initially,The Notre Dame Cathedral...More

Thank Andre E
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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to
some of the city's most antiquated buildings and
picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St.
Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums,
festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a
celebrated part of the city that explodes into
fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its
centre, street performers and artists compete with
...More
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