Museum to close for renovations

Starting in 2024, our historical building will undergo major renovations to make it universally accessible.

We will welcome the public until December 22, after which our curators will start to safely pack and store the Museum’s collections.

During closure, the Museum’s team will continue to engage with the public and the McGill Community in various ways. Stay tuned and do not forget to visit our Learning Services Page.


Opening Hours

Tuesday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday CLOSED


Kindly note the Museum is closed on public holidays, as per the university’s schedule.

Redpath Museum Main Facade, photo by Alex Tran


We regret to inform you that at this time, the Redpath Museum is not wheelchair accessible and is not equipped with escalators, elevators or access ramps. The exhibits span three floors that can only be accessed via a staircase.

From 2024, our historical building will undergo major renovations to make it universally accessible.
Thanks to Ministry of Education grants, the Operating and Accessibility funds, and the support of generous donors, the Museum will become easily accessible to all visitors, including those who use a wheelchair or for whom stairs are a barrier.

Admission Fees

For groups of 9 persons or less, admission to the Museum is by voluntary contribution.
Suggested amounts are as follows:

age range suggested contribution
Adults $10
Children and Students No contribution expected
Families $20

Reservation in advance is required, for groups of 10 participants or more.
Please ensure to visit the Come to the Museum section to learn more about our offers and our fees, and to fill out our reservation form.


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Thanks to this 360 Virtual Tour from McGill University, experience a little bit of your favorite museum on your own device!


Three views are offered, right in front of our main door, have a look at the main campus; then make your way in and check out the auditorium and the 2nd floor gallery. Once you are done, enjoy the rest of the tour and explore the downtown or Macdonald campuses, there are many great places to discover.


Have fun discovering the museum in a different way!

Land Acknowledgement

McGill University is on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. We acknowledge and thank the diverse Indigenous peoples whose presence marks this territory on which peoples of the world now gather.

The Redpath Museum's director EDI statement.

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