If you are looking for something other than the ordinary run-of-the-mill sightseeing tours, then consider the Old Montreal Ghost Trail. A historical mystery tour set in Montreal's French colonial days, the tour includes some of the city's most famous ghosts. Other tours include the New France Ghost Hunt and Montreal's Historical Crime Scenes. Tours are in both English and French.
FOFA Gallery gives space to various artistic works done by people. It mainly focuses on the exhibitions, art showcasing, publication showcase, etc. done by the students, alumni, teachers of Concordia University. But, it also provides facilities and gives chances to artists and researchers outside the University, who have related topics to showcase. The list of events and exhibition is updated on the website regularly, so you can check the past and upcoming events there.
If you love to exploring the city by going beyond the popular tourist attractions, then contact the Local Montreal Tours. This tour operating agency is known for offering the unique walking tours of the popular regions in the city and allow you to explore the hidden gems in Montreal. Though the tours can take a few hours, but they will totally be worth it. Opt for the regular guided tours of the hidden gems and local artisans' shops or enjoy a gastronomic journey by exploring the restaurants and pubs of the town, you are in for a good time.
Located inside the Cité Historia, the Musée du Sault-au-Récollet gives visitors a detailed, historic account of the small municipality it calls home. The museum is situated in the Maison du Pressoir, an 18th-century house that was used as a press, a tannery and a bakery during its time. The museum inside, narrates the history of the town which is predominantly Catholic and also presents interesting information related to the heritage status of Sault-au-Récollet. History aficionados simply cannot leave this one out of their itinerary while visiting Montreal.
Parc Lafontaine (Park) is not only privy to beautiful scenery, but it also contains two of Montreal's famous historic monuments. One such monument is the Dollard-des-Ormeaux statue, which is a bronze and granite figure standing at about 40 feet high. The monument also depicts France's colonial journey in Quebec, Dollard one of its prime colonialists in the Montreal area. The exact story of his travels is speculated upon. After his arrival in Montreal, once known as Ville-Marie, Dollard and his men made their way up the Ottawa river to Long Sault, exact reasoning unknown. - Williamina Deneault
Tucked away in the midst of residential, commercial and educational properties, this spot is well-known among the local music enthusiasts. The Drones Club is a musical hub where provincial musicians and international artists perform regularly. Some of their previous listings are Roomrunner, Tops, Lantern, Freak Heat Waves and Calvin Love.
The brainchild of husband and wife duo, Mauro Pezzente and Kiva Stimac who own Casa del Popolo and la Sala Rossa, La Vitrola is a live music venue. Nestled in an early 1900s building, this musical spot is equipped with a good sound system and has a fully equipped bar. Some of the previous listings are Cousins, Deathhammer and Rush Midnight.
Notre Dame des Quilles has hit upon a winning combination that is bowling, bourbon and good times. You don't have to dress up to feel right at home at this cheerful watering hole, where happy chatter, punctuated by the sound of tumbling pins and random cheers, forms the soundtrack for a night out with friends. The laid-back vibe of this place gives you the feeling that you have simply moved into the home of a friend who just happens to have a couple of bowling lanes and a fully-stocked bar on hand. The menu is the perfect complement to the overall vibe, packed with simple and delicious fare like mac 'n' cheese, fish croquettes and salads. Beer, bourbon and cocktails make up the drinks selection completing the offer and promising a night you'll want to repeat over and over again.