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Booking the Redpath Museum for an Event

Welcome to the Redpath Museum. We encourage as many groups as possible to use this unique building and hope that you will enjoy your visit. Here is some background information to make your arrangements go more smoothly.

Academic Bookings (scheduled classes ) for the auditorium, Hodgson and lab (Room 106) take precedence over all other bookings, with priority for the Auditorium given to courses that require video-conferencing.

1. Academic bookings are arranged by the Faculty of Science through Janet Martone at local 00643.

Exhibit Proposals

The Redpath Museum accepts proposals for temporary exhibits from external applicants.

Kindly fill in the Exhibit Proposal form below and return to redpath [dot] museum [at] mcgill [dot] ca or by mail to:

Exhibit Committee
c/o Redpath Museum, McGill University
859 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, QC, H3A 2K6

External exhibits proposal form

Redpath Museum Student Club

The Student Club is involved with the Redpath Museum in many different ways. It gives tours on Sundays, plans and coordinates lecture and movie series, visits different elementary schools and teaches the students about different things from the museum, and much more. It maintains a close link with staff and faculty of the museum, as well as the "Friends of Museum" group.

To connect with the Redpath Museum Club check the blog: Redpath Museum Club blog

Exhibit Proposals

The Redpath Museum accepts proposals for temporary exhibits from external applicants.

Kindly contact the science [dot] outreach [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Exhibit Committee) if you are interested in submitting a proposal.

Directors of the Museum, Past and Present

Sir William Dawson, 1882 - 1892

Frank Williams Dawson

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Publications by Year


CERN, the early years

A conversation with Richard W. Penney. Moderated by Nigel Penney on November 24, 2013, in the Redpath Museum. With support from Tomlinson Project (Chair David Harpp), Martin Grant (Dean of Science) and McGill Science Outreach.

Freaky Friday: Soldier ants and are human supersoldiers possible?

By Ehab Abouheif (Biol

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Work Study at the Redpath Museum

The Work Study program at McGill provides funding for undergraduate and graduate students to work on-campus. Opportunities are periodically available at the Redpath Musuem.

Interested students are encouraged to look at the Work Study website, where current opportunities for the Museum (as well with other departments) are listed.

Special Events

Public Reading: Parallel Lives in the Greco-Roman World

Sunday, May 4, 14h

By Denis Brault, Professor of Latin and Greek for La Fondation Humanitas.

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Nature Walks, Talks and Tours

The Stones Walking Tour

May 4,  11h - 12h

With Ingrid Birker (McGill Science Outreach and Redpath Museum)