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A global museum in the heart of downtown Montreal!

A unique forward-looking and thought-provoking museum. The McCord is a public research and teaching museum that preserves our collective past - over 1,451,000 objects, images and manuscripts, irreplaceable reflections of the social history and material culture of Montreal, Quebec and Canada - a true source of inspiration. The McCord reaches out to the world by exploring contemporary issues and engaging with communities at the local, national and international level to further the appreciation and understanding of our heritage.


Tangible traces of our history

Total: Over 1,451,000 objects and groupings accompanied by 4,000 documentary files


Recent acquisitions

The McCord Museum actively enriches its collections through donations of objects, photographs and documents, illustrating life in Montreal, Quebec and Canada. Click here to see a selection of our recent acquisitions.


Give to the McCord Collection

Do you have an item of interest to the McCord Museum collection? Please follow this link for more information.