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Montreal Quartier des Spectacles Tourist Scavenger Hunt

Are you planning a visit and/or looking for things to do in Montreal? You should try this scavenger hunt to visit the Entertainment District (Quartier des Spectacles)! It will take you from the Place des Arts to Theatre St-Denis, by way of UQAM, BAnQ, Gesù and much more.

You will be challenged at every step. Each challenge will tell you where you are going next as well as some local history and trivia.

per adult from

$46

AUD

Duration

2 to 3 minutes

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Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 30+ challenges on this scavenger hunt
    • Entry/Admission - Complexe Desjardins
    What's excluded :
    • Internet access on your smartphone is required for this activity. Wifi does not suffice
    • Scavenger Hunt on your smartphone (mobile site, not an App)
    • Available in English and French
    • Entry/Admission - Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
    • Entry/Admission - L'Astral
    • Entry/Admission - Le Gesu
    • Entry/Admission - Centre Cinéma Impérial
    • Entry/Admission - The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada
    • Entry/Admission - Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM)
    • Entry/Admission - Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier
    • Entry/Admission - La Maison Symphonique
    • Entry/Admission - Theatre du Nouveau Monde
    • Entry/Admission - Théâtre Jean-Duceppe (theater)
    • Entry/Admission - Hydro-Québec
    • Entry/Admission - Monument National
    • Entry/Admission - Society for Arts and Technology
    • Entry/Admission - MTELUS
    • Entry/Admission - Les Foufounes Electriques
    • Entry/Admission - Dans Le Noir
    • Entry/Admission - Theatre St-Denis
    • Entry/Admission - Le Bordel Comedie Club
    • Entry/Admission - Cégep du Vieux-Montréal (Ontario / Hôtel-de-ville)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Complexe Desjardins, 150 Sainte-Catherine Street West, Montreal, Quebec H5B 1E5 Canada

    Start off your scavenger hunt with this large office/shopping complex and a simple challenge.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Place des Arts, Place des Arts, Montreal, Quebec

    Learn about Montreal's Arts Center, its many theatres and festivals.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, 185 Rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H2X 3X5, Canada

    See Montreal's Contemporary Arts Museum and its original architecture.
    You'll need good observational skills to solve the challenge here.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: L'Astral, 305 Rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H2X 2A3, Canada

    This is one of the stages of Montreal's International Jazz Festival and others.
    Your challenge here requires you to count elements on the facade and convert their totals into letters of the alphabet to discover your next destinataion.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Le Gesu, 1200 Rue de Bleury, Montreal, Quebec H3B 3J3 Canada

    See this church up top, and theatre below it. Another observational challenge awaits you here.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Centre Cinéma Impérial, 1430 Rue de Bleury, Montréal, QC H3A 2J1, Canada

    Learn the history of this last of the grand Vaudeville theatres turned movie theatres to stand in Montreal.
    Your challenge here is to discover the name of a female film director.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada, 2067 Rue de Bleury, Montréal, QC H3A 2K2, Canada

    Learn about the Montreal Scotts who formed this volunteer regiment to serve Canada in 1862.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM), 405 Ste-Catherine St E Latin Quarter, Montreal, Quebec H2L 2C4 Canada

    Learn about Montreal's Quebec University that's spread out across this neighborhood in many buildings.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, 175 Saint-Catherine St W, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1Z8 Canada

    See the largest theatre in the Place des Arts, and learn what types of shows are put on here. There are weird shapes out front and your challenge here deal with them.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: La Maison Symphonique, 1600 Rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal, QC H2X 0S1, Canada

    See Montreal's new Symphonic hall, part of the Place des Arts.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Theatre du Nouveau Monde, Montreal, Quebec Canada

    This independent theatre stands across from the Place des Arts and dates to 1951. Your challenge here, however, is about a local restaurant chain and its mascot.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Théâtre Jean-Duceppe (theater), 175 Rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H2X 1Z8, Canada

    See another of the Place des Arts' theatres.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Hydro-Québec, 75 Boulevard René-Lévesque O, Montréal, QC H2Z 1A4, Canada

    Here you'll learn about the Quebec Premier who initiated Hydro Quebec, this province's electric utility giant, and its headquarters being the premier's statue.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Chinatown, Chinatown, Montreal, Quebec

    Walk by Montreal's Chinatown and see one of 4 Friendship Gates.

    Stop At: Rue de la Paix, Montréal, QC H4J, Canada

    Take a moment here to sit, look at the skateboarders in action, before you continue your scavenger hunt.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Monument National, 1182 St-Laurent Blvd. (At René-Lévesque), Montreal, Quebec H2X 2S5 Canada

    This is the oldest theatre in Quebec, founded in 1893. Can you name its 2 venues?

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Society for Arts and Technology, 1201 Boul St-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2X 2S6, Canada

    See an interactive museum and venue while you learn about Montreal's parking meter system.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Montreal Pool Room, 1217 Boul St-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2X 2S6, Canada

    Take a bite into a famous Montreal steamed hot dog in the original restaurant.
    Also, learn about St-Laurent Boulevard.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Club Soda, 1225 Saint-Laurant Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H2X 2S6 Canada

    See one of Montreal's hip musical and comedy venues.

    Stop At: MTELUS, 59 Sainte-Catherine Street East, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1K5 Canada

    Learn about this 1884 theatre turned music venue and solve another challenge.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Les Foufounes Electriques, 87 Saint-Catherine E., Montreal, Quebec H2X 1K5 Canada

    This is one of Montreal's edgier music venues. Will you spot the correct art structure among the many to adorn this place?

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Dans Le Noir, 151 Rue Sainte-Catherine E, Montréal, QC H2X 1K8, Canada

    See Montréal's restaurant for the blind, actually, the blind work here and you have restaurant experience, like they do, in the pitch dark.
    Your challenge is next door and involves The Simpsons.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Theatre St-Denis, 1594 Rue Saint-Denis, Montreal, Quebec H2X 3K2 Canada

    See one of Montreal's largest music, comedy and theatre venues on a stretch of street that's full of restaurants.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Le Bordel Comedie Club, 312 Rue Ontario E, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1H6 Canada

    See this comedian-owned comedy club in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles. What does the word Bordel mean? This is your challenge here should you accept it.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Cégep du Vieux-Montréal (Ontario / Hôtel-de-ville), Montreal, QC H2X 1X6, Canada

    One of Montreal's larges Cegep, learn here what that is and what role it plays in Quebec's education system.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Complexe Desjardins, 150 Rue Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H2X 3Y2, Canada
    Departure Time :
    9/21/2019 - 10/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Outdoor activity done in small groups, up to 6 persons. No need to touch anything or enter anywhere.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Tourist Scavenger Hunt

Activity ID: V-152849P19

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