Child-friendly Montreal, Quebec travel, attractions, and accomodations! the Trans-Canada Highway

IMAX® Theatre of Montréal Science Centre
Montréal Science Centre, King Edward Pier, (Old Montréal)
Corner of Saint-Laurent Blvd. and de la Commune Street
Montréal, Québec, Canada
(514) 496-IMAX (4629) Fax: (514) 283-8423 Toll-free: 1 800 349-IMAX (4629)
Place-d'Armes METRO
Larger than life, the Montréal Science Centre IMAX® Theatre features the latest IMAX® film production projected on a seven-story screen. Admission fee.

Montréal On Wheels
27 de la Commune Street East (Old Montréal)
Montréal, Québec, H2Y 1H9
(514) 866-0633 Fax: (514) 866-8909
Place-d'Armes / Champ-de-Mars MDETRO
Located along a bike path leading to the city's major parks and attractions, Montréal On Wheels offers rentals of bikes, tandems, child trailers, rollerblades, electric bikes and scooters.Rollerblading lessons and guided bike tours. Open March to October. Admission: $7.00 to 30.00 Children, $7.00 to 30.00 Students, $7.00 to 30.00 Adults, $7.00 to 30.00 Senior Citizens, $28.00 to 126.00 Families, $6.50 to 29.00 Groups./

Ride a horse-drawn Caleche, in front of the Marché Bonsecours Old Montréal Ghost Trail
(514) 868-0303 Fax: (514) 844-1840
Champ-de-Mars / Place-d'Armes METRO
Three different one evening theme tours relive some of Montréal's most famous crimes. "The New France Ghost Hunt" tracks down some of Montréal's most famous ghosts of famous personalities from the New France era. "Legends and Stories": discovers the hidden secrets of Old Montréal. Reservation required. Open: April 15 to November 15, group reservations at the time of your choice. June 24 to August 31: Wednesday to Sunday, 8:30 p.m. September and October: Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Halloween Special: October 29 to 31, 6:30 p.m. Admission: $7.00 Children, $12.00 Students, $15.00 Adults, $15.00 Senior Citizens, Group rates available.

Old Port of Montréal
de la Commune Street (Old Montréal)
Montréal, Québec, (514) 496-PORT (7678) Fax: (514) 283-8423 Toll-free: 1 800 971-PORT (7678)
Champ-de-Mars / Place-d'Armes / Square-Victoria METRO
The Old Port is a 2.5-km-long recreational and tourist park with cruises & excursions, exhibitions, events and entertainment. There's the Montréal Science Centre and in winter, skating on the outdoor artificial rink. The Old Port of Montréal attracts seven million visitors a year.

The Shed 16 Labyrinth
Clock Tower Pier, Shed 16 (Old Montréal)
Montréal, Québec, H2L 4K3
(514) 499-0099 Fax: (514) 499-5253
Champ-de-Mars METRO
Shed 16 Labyrinth changes themes, routes and clues so that obstacles, traps and play zones are more fun. This year, a 1929-gangster setting lets you be the detectives to free the victim and capture the real gangster. Open: May 15 to June 13 and September 4 to 26: Saturday, Sunday and holidays, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 19 to August 22: daily, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Halloween special during October: Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday and holidays: 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission: $0.00 to 9.00 Children, $10.00 Students, $11.00 Adults, $10.00 Senior Citizens, $28.50 to 43.50 Families, $8.25 to 10.25 Groups.

Vélo Aventure Mtl
Des Convoyeurs Pier (Old Montréal)
Entrance by Saint-Laurent Boulevard
Montréal, Québec,
(514) 847-0666 Fax: (514) 847-1874
Place-d'Armes METRO
Bicycle and in-line skate rental operation in the Old Port of Montréal next to the bicycle path, with 100 bicycles and 200 pairs of in-line skates. Guided bicycle tours and in-line skating lessons are available. Rates: bicycle: $7/hr or $22/day. In-line skates: weekdays: $8.50 first hour and $4 for each additional hour; weekends: $9 first hour and $4.50 each additional hour.

The Montréal Science Centre
King-Edward Pier (Old Montréal)
Corner of Saint-Laurent Blvd. and de la Commune Street
Montréal, Québec, H2Y 2E2
(514) 496-4724 Fax: (514) 283-8423 Toll Free 1 877 496-4724
Place-d'Armes METRO
The Montréal Science Centre has new exploration halls, cultural and educational activities with a scientific and technological flavour, multimedia challenges, unusual games, along with special interactive areas, an IMMERSION movie game and an IMAX® Theatre. Allow 2 to 4 hours. Admission Charge.

IMAX Theatre - Famous Players Paramount
977 Sainte-Catherine Street West (Downtown)
Montréal, Québec, H3B 4W3
(514) 842-5828 Fax: (514) 878-2118 Toll-free: 1 866 632-6687
McGill / Peel METRO
IMAX and IMAX 3D technology bring the spectator right into the action with giant images on an eight-story-high screen and intense sound which fills the senses. Special 3D glasses virtually bring images within reach. Screenings in English and French. Open Daily, 12:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Admission.

Laser Quest
1226 Sainte-Catherine Street West (Downtown)
Montréal, Québec, H3G 1P1
(514) 393-3000 Fax: (514) 393-1552
Live action laser tag game in a five-level maze with full effects of music and fog. For all ages. Great for individuals, groups or family activities. Admission: $7.50 Children, $7.50 Students, $7.50 Adults, Group rates available.

L'Atrium Le 1000 de La Gauchetière
1000 de La Gauchetière Street West (Downtown)
Montréal, Québec, H3B 4W5
(514) 395-0555 Fax: (514) 395-4511 reservations: (514) 395-4846
Indoor skating rink in prestigious office building provides year round skating in a warm décor. Equipment rentals, fast food and rest areas. Open Sunday to Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. to midnight for 16 years and older; Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., family skate. Admission: $3.50 Children, $4.50 Students, $5.50 Adults, $4.50 Senior Citizens, $16.00 Families.

Montréal Planétarium
1000 Saint-Jacques Street (Downtown)
Montréal, Québec, H3C 1G7
(514) 872-4530 Fax: (514) 872-8102
Bonaventure METRO
The Planétarium de Montréal has welcomed several million visitors since opening in 1966. Every season, our Star Theatre presents a new show that explores the most exciting discoveries in astronomy and space sciences. The performances alternate in English and French. Open: January 12 to June 14 and September 13 to December 27: Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 15 to September 12: daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission: $ 4 Children, $ 6 Students, $ 8 Adults, $ 6 Senior Citizens, Group rates available.
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