Weekends

Saturdays


Science Playground with Captain Catalyst: for children ages 4 to 6

It's time to play! A short show and activity stations for our young scientists and their parents/guardians. Starting with a show, the playground stays open for another hour in room 106: you can stay as long as you like. 

In English.

COST: $5.00 (+ taxes) / child 

We are now accepting credit card payments through our secure phone line at 514-398-4861, or you may also pay at the museum.

Your reservation is only guaranteed with payment in advance. We are now accepting credit card payments through our secure phone line at 514-398-4861, or you may also pay at the museum.

Please register here.


Persian Culture June Workshops: New series this June for Children ages 10 to 12!

Why is the ancient civilization of Iran so important to historians and to all the proponents of old history? Discover how the Persian ancient civilization preserved stories of its roots in poetry. In collaboration with Dr. Farshid Sadatsharifi and Mrs. Ghazaleh Ghanavizchian, this new series explores the historical events, the colorful medieval paintings and the beautiful collection of poems kept within the pages of the book Persian Epic of the Kings!

In English

COST: $12.00 (+ taxes) / child

We are now accepting credit card payments through our secure phone line at 514-398-4861, or you may also pay at the museum.

Your reservation is only guaranteed with payment in advance. We are now accepting credit card payments through our secure phone line at 514-398-4861, or you may also pay at the museum.

Please register here.

June 15: The Persian Epic of Kings - Part 1


World Cultures Collections Workshops: New series this July for children ages 9 to 12!

Are you intrigued by ancient civilizations and archeology? In collaboration with the curator of the Redpath Museum's World Cultures collections, Ms. Annie Lussier, this new series introduces pre-teens to artifacts from the African, Greek, Egyptian and Roman collections. Learn how archeologist can learn about the way of life and cultural practices of different civilizations from the objects they analyze, such as works of art, fragments of pottery and currencies. 

In English

COST: $12.00 (+ taxes) / child

We are now accepting credit card payments through our secure phone line at 514-398-4861, or you may also pay at the museum.

Your reservation is only guaranteed with payment in advance. We are now accepting credit card payments through our secure phone line at 514-398-4861, or you may also pay at the museum.

Please register here.

July 6: Currency around the Globe


July 13: The Secrets to Pottery


July 20: The Different Faces of Theatre


 

Sundays


SUMMER Sunday Workshops

We are proud to announce that Sunday Family Discovery Workshops  for this summer  have been certified as a Gold McGill Sustainable Event by the McGill Office of Sustainability. To achieve this certification, we implemented actions such as:

  • Using recycled and renewable materials for crafts
  • Avoiding single use plastic water bottles
  • Promoting bilingual workshops in the community

Sunday Discovery Workshops

Every Sunday  10 am - 11 am (In English)

Chaque dimanche entre 11h30 et 12h30 (En francais)

Suitable for families with children ages 4 - 7 years old.  Workshops include a hands-on craft. FREE for one parent per child.

COST: $10.00 (+ taxes) /child or $35.00 (+taxes) for 4 workshops with advance registration before June 16, 2019.

REGISTER IN ADVANCE online here.

Check the schedule here:

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No refunds. No discounts for late arrival regardless of advance registration and/or payment. 

  • If you choose to make a payment for the first date only, future unpaid reservations will be cancelled.
  • There will be no refunds, but we will do our best to accommodate changes depending on availability. Contact us by email (office.museum [at] mcgill.ca) on the Thursday preceding the workshop. Phone 514-398-4861.
  • If you arrive later than the starting time of the workshop, your place is no longer guaranteed, regardless of having made a reservation and/or paid

The Tree of Life game

Every Sunday 10: 00 pm – 1: 00 pm
In the World Cultures Gallery, 3rd floor. 

This activity teaches students about common ancestry, ancestral and derived traits, mutations, extinctions and non-linear evolution. To help illustrate these concepts, players will create their own species and trace their evolutionary paths along a game board. Developed at the WOW lab in McGill's Faculty of Education.

FREE with admission to Museum. No reservation necessary.