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Making Their Mark: Montreal Jewish History Walking Tour

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    The epicenter of Jewish life in Montreal from the turn of the 20th century until the 1950s, today’s Plateau neighborhood once teemed with tens of thousands of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. Learn how they worked, worshiped and supported one another as they built new lives in Montreal.

    On this historical walking tour, uncovers the synagogues, schools, hospitals and cultural organizations the Jewish community established and that still leave a mark on Montreal society today. Immerse yourself in the Jewish stories held in the streets and buildings of this vibrant neighborhood.
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    Departure Point
    Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 Boul St-Laurent R01, Montréal, QC H2W 1Y8, Canada
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
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    • Local guide
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    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
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    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    My partner and I went on this tour with our youngest child. The route was stroller friendly and the tour guide was accommodating to our varied needs. We thoroughly enjoyed learning not only about what life for many Jews looked like in Montreal over the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Alana K
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Learned a lot about the history of Jews in Montreal. Walked through alleys and saw parts wouldn't of without this tour.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank dgindy
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We have enjoyed our trip to Montreal so much more as we have learn the history of this fascinating city. Our guide, Ben Knew his stuff, and the walk through these old neighborhoods was an interesting story of the Jews in Montreal.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Wendy C
    Reviewed 11 September 2019 via mobile

    The history of the Jewish migration to Montreal is a great story. In many respects mirrors the tail of migration to the US. Canada, like the US, a country which welcomed immigrants which made both countries great.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank M1058IHstevet
    Reviewed 1 September 2019

    Cassandra did a great job sharing the history of Jewish Montreal. Recommended it to friends planning a visit.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank ED311
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    William E
    13 July 2019|
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    Response from B3261FKrobertb | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. I'm not sure. But they have museum where you could leave your luggage. But keep in mind , this tour takes about 2 hours.
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