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The St. James Theater is a historic building which was previously used as a bank. The theater is now used as a rental space for private events like weddings, parties, conferences and corporate functions. The beautiful Neoclassical style of architecture combined with mesmerizing interiors make for a great venue. For rental prices and other information please visit their website.
Located in The Village, Comedy Abroad! hosts comedy shows only on Sunday evenings. Their talented comics have earned quite a repute thus beckoning a cosmopolitan audience including tourists. The hilarious comedians are sure to make you laugh and leave your stomach hurting. Also, their cheap but delicious beer and happy hours add immeasurably to your experience. As far as the pay goes, Comedy Abroad! does not charge anything except in the end a hat is passed around wherein you may donate your choice of amount based on the experience you had.
This interactive museum presents the history of Montreal from 1642 to the present day. There are eight exhibition halls, each presenting a different era in Montreal's history. Period furniture and objects, videos, slides, theatrical recreations and audio recordings are available at Centre d'histoire de Montréal. Guidebooks are available in both French and English.
The historic city center is rich in museums, shops, restaurants and grey stone architecture spread out along narrow, cobblestone streets. Old Montreal is also home to the Vieux Port attractions and lively public squares like Place Jacques-Cartier. Exploring Old Montreal means exploring the very heart of one of North America's greatest cities, a multifaceted place where the past and the present come together in exciting and unexpected ways.
Built in 1878, the Church of St. John the Evangelist continues to serve the community. For details, check website.