Our exhibition galleries, bookstore, and Study room are open

We look forward to welcoming you.

Into the Island is presented in our Main galleries until 17 November 2024.

madskills: Self-Documenting Construction on Social Media is presented in our Octagonal gallery until 20 October 2024.

Reading Landscapes is displayed in our Hallcases until 24 November 2024.

Ange Loft’s installation project, Visibly Iroquoian, is on view in various locations throughout the CCA building until 1 September 2024.

For more information on upcoming events, visit our calendar page.

To request an appointment to view archival materials, check our Collection access and use page.

For more information on how to contact us, click here.

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, frontline workers and members of Indigenous communities
Free admission for all on Thursdays after 5pm and on the first Sunday of every month

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

Collection access is available by appointment Monday through Friday from 10am to 4:30pm. To make an appointment, please contact ref@cca.qc.ca.


The CCA Bookstore is open during regular museum hours and permanently accessible online. 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 books@cca.qc.ca 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.

We also offer recurring public programs.

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

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


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