Daytime Activities

Sightseeing Visit

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Discover the history and heritage of an emblematic Montreal site, from the origins of the urban colony to today's imposing neo-Gothic church.


At your own pace, explore the nave, aisles and stained-glass windows, and admire the works of art and interior decor, which are sculpted, painted and gilded with gold leaf.

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Trace the history of Montreal, from the colony's origins to the imposing church that stands today, and learn about the Basilica's architecture, its works of art and its sculpted, painted and gold-leafed interior decor.


Immerse yourself under the impressive vault of the Notre-Dame de Montréal Basilica and discover its wonders. During this self-guided tour, which lasts around an hour, you'll be invited to explore 24 points of interest inside the nave, each highlighting a work of art, an architectural feature or a piece of history.


Interpretation panels (in French and English) will accompany your journey.


What you'll encounter: unique stained-glass windows, master paintings, sculptures, lots of gold leaf, a 7000-pipe organ, and the story of Montreal's founding. Welcome to Notre-Dame.

Other Activities & Offers

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The AURA Experience by Moment Factory

Glowing by night.


By creating a visual and musical universe of captivating beauty and combining it with the timeless beauty of the Notre-Dame Basilica, Moment Factory has succeeded in creating a divinely unique masterpiece, in which the Basilica acts as both muse and canvas.

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Matinees at Notre-Dame

Attend a concert featuring classical music and jazz at the Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Cœur Chapel. 

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Combined Offer: Have a Seat at the Casavant Organ & Sightseeing Visit

Have a seat at the Casavant Organ for a classical concert with a unique repertoire and partake in a sightseeing visit of the Basilica.

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Combined Offer: Sightseeing Visit (daytime) & The AURA Experience (evening)

Shining by day. Glowing by night.


Enjoy the best of both worlds at a reduced price - a special package including a performance of The AURA Experience and a tour of the Basilica!


Starting from $45 for both activities.