All these booklets are available for sale in Room 102 or Room 204 at the Museum. $7 CAD each, or any 3 publicatons for $15. Contact science [dot] outreach [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Science Outreach) or call 514-398-4094 for mail orders.
Behind the Roddick Gates
Created and produced by members of the Redpath Museum Club, these two volumes collect new stories about secret spots and specimens at the Museum, McGill and around Montreal.
A Leafy Legacy: The Trees of McGill University
(2009, 32 pages, colour illustrations). Self-guided walking tours that introduce 50 of McGill's downtown campus trees.
Tea and Fossils: A Brief History of the Redpath Museum
(2007, 21 pages, colour cover with black and white illustrated interior). Over 125 years of the history of the Redpath Museum, from its origin as a few cabinets labelled "McGill College Collection" to its opening in 1882 and transformation into a leading research and teaching facility that houses over three million objects.
(2002, 31 pages, colour cover with black and white illustrated interior). A walking tour that covers 14 buildings in the Montreal downtown core: what stones they were built with and the fossils that many contain, a history that goes back almost a billion years. Print up your own copy here.
(2010, 96 pages, colour illustrations)
This lavishly illustrated book is a self-guided tour through the history-of-life collections at the museum. The Fossils’ Tale explains why fossils are important, how they’re formed, and what they tell us about life on Earth over its four and a half billion year history.
$15 CAD, shipping included. For book orders, contact sarah [dot] pimpaneau [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Sarah Pimpaneau) or call 514-398-4086 ext. 00549.
These booklets were made possible with funding from the Museums Assistance Programme of Heritage Canada, the PromoScience programme of NSERC, and Programme Etalez votre science (Ministère de la culture et communications, Quebec).