Room rental for meeting, special event, conference and more!

While different clients have different needs, all expect perfection. The McCord Museum offers a professional and personalized rental service that is tailored to meet the needs and expectations of its clients.

Our team will assist you throughout the organization of your event and will help you until the final preparations in order to make it a genuine success.

Located in Montreal's business district, the McCord Museum hosts a wide range of corporate events. Its exceptional architectural setting adds a touch of elegance to cocktail parties, and a historical dimension to conferences.

The events and rental service is available to answer all your questions from Monday to Friday, by phone at 514.398.7100 #247 or by email at

Contact us today for a quote or to make your reservation!


At the heart of the museum, this spacious hall is traditionally used to host cocktail parties. With its high ceiling and its abundant natural light, this space will confer lightness and grace to any reception.

Events : cocktails, gastronomic dinner receptions
Capacity : 175 standing / 80 seated
Availability : from 6 pm on weekdays / 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday / not available on Wednesdays

Floor plan and technical information [pdf]

Théatre J. Armand Bombardier

Equipped with retractable tiers, the J. Armand Bombardier Theatre is a versatile space that can be adapted to accommodate workshops, business meetings and even dinner receptions!

The room features three large screens, three video projectors and a sound system. While the ordinary seating capacity using the built-in tiers fits 100 people, once retracted the room can easily be arranged in dining-room style to accommodate an additional 80 guests.

The Atrium and the Theatre are adjacent and are linked by a double door. They have a combined standing capacity of 350 guests.

With built-in tiers :
Events : conferences, launch parties, annual meetings
Capacity : 100 seated

Without built-in tiers :
Events : workshops, cocktail parties and dinner receptions
Capacity : 175 standing / 80 seated

Floor plan and technical information [pdf]

5th Floor: Board Room and Lounge

The 5th floor of the McCord Museum is a private space ideally suited to host small meetings or more intimate celebrations.

The 5th floor features the beautiful Board Room (with screen and video projector included), a lounge, a kitchen equipped with essential appliances, restrooms and a cloakroom. With its authentic oak paneling, beautiful furniture and art works from the Museum's decorative arts collection, the 5th Floor will provide an elegant decor for your event.

Events : meetings, workshops
Capacity : 25 standing / 14 seated

Floor plan and technical information [pdf]

Would you like to add a guided tour of our exhibitions to your event?
Take advantage of your time at the McCord to visit our exhibitions! The length and theme of the visit can be adapt to suit your event. Contact us for more information.

Do you require a catering service?
The McCord Museum does not offer any on-location catering service and does not have any exclusivity policy: you are free to make arrangements with the caterer of your choice, without any additional fees.
Please do not hesitate to refer to us for any advice on potential caterers: we keep an up-to-date list of caterers who are familiar with our facilities and who have received excellent reviews from our past clients.
In addition, free of charge, we provide storage space and a kitchen with sink, microwave and refrigerator to all caterers who require them. A convection oven is also available (additional fees).

Are you familiar with the terms and conditions for use of our space?
As the McCord Museum conforms to current museographical standards, some rules apply to events held on its premises.
Candles, open flames, objects producing smoke, vapour, bubbles, foam or confetti are not permitted in the Museum space. In addition, pressurized cans are not allowed to be opened in proximity of the exhibition areas entrance.
Smoking is also not permitted in the Museum.

The events and rental service is available to answer all your questions from Monday to Friday, by phone at 514.398.7100 #247 or by email at

Contact us today for a quote or to make your reservation!