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Montreal Botanical Gardens
Montreal Botanical GardensDistance from Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. Airport: 23.8
There are over 20,000 different species of plants located at the Montreal Botanical Gardens. It is perfect for an afternoon walk with family and friends or for groups. There are activities for children to help them learn about the different varieties of plants. You can take pictures through the gardens, and you should try to get a few snapshots of the beautiful Mosiacultures that accent the colorful flowers.
Notre-Dame BasilicaDistance from Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. Airport: 20.8km
Admire the beauty of the architecture and stained glass of this building form the outside as well as the inside. There is a small fee to enter the building, and pictures are allowed. This is the oldest church in Montreal, being built in 1656. The stained glass pictures give a history of the city. Guides will take you through the church, telling stories about how the church was built and of the architecture along the way. You can also tour the church on your own to get more of an up close look at the structure.
Montreal Museum of Fine ArtsDistance from Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. Airport: 18.7km
If you enjoy looking at sculptures and paintings, then this is the place to visit after landing at the airport or before leaving. It takes about three hours to walk through the museum, so plan your visit around your flight schedule. There are several international pieces in the museum. The café is a wonderful place to get a light lunch, and you can purchase a souvenir in the gift shop. The overall museum is free to enter, but there are small charges to get into the special exhibits. These exhibits change frequently through the year.
Mount RoyalDistance from Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. Airport: 17.7km
Get out and enjoy the fresh air at this lovely park. This mountainous area stands at 764 feet. It offers a breathtaking view of the city, and it is one of the most popular recreation areas for residents. Try to visit during the change of the seasons to capture the beauty of the new leaves on the trees or the fall foliage. There are hiking trails, and you can also take a small bus to the top of the mountain from the bottom of the hill. It is the perfect place for children to play in the grass or to get some pictures of the city before you head back home.
The Canadian Railway Museum
Exorail Railway MuseumDistance from Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. Airport: 23.5km
This is a museum of trains. You can see trains of decades ago that traveled the rails, getting passengers to and from destinations within the city as well as to other parts of the country. There are over 150 cars in the museum, and you can walk aboard some of them. If you go on a Saturday morning, the fee is only pay as you wish instead of the required fee. The small train model room is great for children who like looking at the trains that resemble toys. Children can also ride the train shuttle inside. It only takes about two hours to walk through the museum.