Canadian Centre for Architecture
1920, rue Baile
Montréal, QC H3H 2S6

Tel. +1 514 939 7000

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Reserve your visit to our exhibitions and bookstore. Some new procedures are in place to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff members.

Our current exhibitions are The Design of Carpets that Design Us in the Octagonal gallery and the Hall Case display Middleground: Siting Dispossession.

Regular gallery and bookstore hours

11am to 6pm
11am to 9pm
11am to 6pm
11am to 6pm
11am to 6pm
Monday and Tuesday


$10 for adults
$7 for seniors (ages 65+)
Free entry for students, children, Friends of the CCA, and frontline workers
Free admission for all on Thursdays after 5pm and on the first Sunday of every month

Admission is free until 5 November 2021, while we install our next exhibition in the Main galleries.

Free Wi-Fi
Audioguides available

Visitor Policies


Wheelchairs are available on request from the reception desk. The upper level can be reached by wheelchair using the elevator behind the reception desk. Guide dogs are permitted in the museum’s public spaces.

Collection access

The Study room is open by appointment. Please note that we require two weeks’ notice in order to be able to retrieve Collection materials and that walk-in visitors will not be accepted. Collection access will be available by appointment Monday through Friday from 10am to 4:30pm. In order to comply with Covid-19 restrictions, there will be a limited number of people allowed in the Study room, and masks must be worn at all times. To make an appointment, please contact

The Study room is occasionally closed for special events and statutory holidays. Please wait until we have confirmed your appointment to make special travel arrangements.


The CCA Bookstore is open during regular museum hours. Here you will find CCA publications alongside other titles on contemporary architectural practice, architectural history and theory, city planning, landscape and garden history, photography, historical preservation, museum studies, and design from around the world.

For specific inquiries and orders please email or call +1 514 939 7028.

If you are looking for a specific book, you may also want to use the search tool. For an overview of new arrivals, please click here. Please note that prices cited are in Canadian dollars and are subject to change in line with foreign exchange rates.

Tours and conversations

We welcome all kinds of groups for guided tours. These visits include an introduction to the CCA’s ideas and approaches, as well as walks through the exhibitions on view.

For groups of less than thirty people, tours should be reserved three weeks in advance, but larger groups please contact us even sooner. The fee is $5 per person and includes admission. If you prefer to visit by yourselves, audio introductions to exhibitions can be accessed online with personal devices or on iPods, available for free at the front desk.

We also offer recurring public programs.

We develop visits between your interests and our current obsessions, so please contact us to begin a conversation: or call +1 514 939 7002.

For more on our upcoming exhibitions and events, please visit our calendar.


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