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The inviting, super-modern home to the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, a massive library housing four million works.
The inviting, super-modern home to the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, a massive library housing four million works. The building itself is a contemporary style building integrating art and architecture including a glass mural, a kinetic luminous mural, a sculpture garden, and varying museum-style displays in the lower-level gallery. The tiles that cover the outside of the building are made to resemble a closed book. Architectural tours are offered.
475 de Maisonneuve E Montreal, QC H2L 5C4, Canada
Watch one of their 9000 films at their personal touch-screen viewing stations or try your hand at film making and animation in one of their workshops
Performing arts centre with two halls
Modern theater complex with 17-screens (most shows in French only), cafe, restaurant and bar
Showcases mostly mainstream Hollywood films, all dubbed in French
Contemporary art exhibits, workshops, lectures, and tours
A museum focused on the industrial and working-class history of Montreal (the name literally translates to ''Ecomuseum of the Proud People''), particularly of the surrounding Centre-Sud district (basically the modern-day Le Village and Sainte-Marie neighborhoods)
The Place Sun Yat Sen is a small public square honoring the founding father of the Republic of China, in the middle of Quartier Chinois - Montreal's Chinatown
Montreal's Chinatown (Le quartier chinois) mostly runs along rue de la Gauchetière between rue Jeanne-Mance and rue Saint-Dominique (this section is mostly pedestrianized), and also along rue Saint-Urbain and boulevard Saint-Laurent between rue Viger and boulevard René-Lévesque
A smaller park, Carré Saint-Louis is at the east end of the Prince Arthur pedestrian mall, next to rue Saint-Denis