Opened since april 2013, Grévin Montréal is already a hit with locals and tourists alike! Located on the 5th floor of the Eaton Centre, you will find wax replicas of local and international celebrities. The staging was done by Moment Factory, a Montreal company, and the museum even features a café by Europea.
Botanical Garden and Insectarium
Montreal's Botanical Garden is the second largest botanical garden in the world, next to the one in London, England. It features species from all over the world: plants, fountains, thematic greenhouses, butterflies. The Insectarium is a section of the Botanical Gardens featuring the butterfly pavilion, as well as a collection of 25,000 insects on display. The attraction is located 10 minutes away from the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth.
For more information, please call (514) 868-3000.
The Bell Centre opened on March 16, 1996, and is home to the National Hockey League's Montreal Canadiens. It is a five-minute walk from the hotel. Hockey tickets can be purchased directly through our Concierge. Le Centre Bell also offers guided tours.
Hours of guided tours:
In French: 9:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.
In English: 11:15 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
Six Flag La Ronde Amusement Park
Six Flags La Ronde Amusement Park features 35 different rides, something for every member of the family. The park is located on Ile-Ste Hélène, about a 15 minute drive from the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth. It is also accessible via subway. It is open from mid-May to September. For more information, please call 1 800 797-4537 or 514 872-4537.
The Montreal Casino is one of the largest casinos in the world! It captures all the excitement, all the drama, all the international allure of the world class city that is its home: Montréal. Likewise, the Casino spares no effort to ensure you the thrill of a lifetime and unforgettable memories.
Mount Royal is a small mountain and park overlooking the city, which offers great views from several scenic points. Prominent in St. Joseph's Oratory, with its copper dome surpassed in size only by St. Peter's in Rome. Those who enjoy strolling in nature will appreciate Mount Royal's many paths. Bird watching is possible at the bird sanctuary. It is also the ome of the University of Montreal, the second largest French-language university in the world.
Discover the city's oldest distric with its wealth of history and architecture unique in North America, a variety of museums, boutiques, art galleries and restaurants. Other Montreal sightseeing opportunities and attractions in the old port will please the whole family: IMAX (3-D movies on a giant screen), bateau mouche cruises, and the site of several summer and winter festivals. There's also the SOS Labyrinth (Mayaventura) which is great for kids, cycling and rollerblading. As well, don't miss the Lachine Canal with its 8.7 miles (14 km) of recreational paths. Old Montreal is located about five minutes from Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth.
Across the street from the Botanical Garden, the Olympic Stadium is located about 15 minutes aways from Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth and is easily accessible by subway. Visit the Montréal Tower Observatory, located in the highest inclined tower in the world, with its 175 metre elevation and 45-degree angle. Also on-site is the Biodôme, an oasis in the heart of the city. The Montréal Biodôme recreates some of the most beautiful ecosystems of the Americas. A must-see !
For more information on these attractions, visit www.rio.gouv.qc.ca.