The city's largest museum and is amongst the most prominent in Canada.
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1380 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC, H3G 1J5.
It is the city's largest museum and is amongst the most prominent in Canada.
The museum is located on the historic Golden Square Mile stretch of Sherbrooke Street.
Founded in 1860 as the Art Association of Montreal
by a group of Montreal art collectors and patrons,
the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) was
one of the first museums in North America to
build up an encyclopedic collection worthy of the name.
It now numbers over 41,000 works from Antiquity to today,
making it unique in Canada.
It comprises paintings, sculptures, graphic arts,
photographs and decorative art objects
displayed in four pavilions.