The Original Montreal Mural Arts Tour

Montréal, Canada
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From USD 30.47

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 2 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


  • Mural art tour of Montreal’s Saint-Laurent Boulevard
  • Walk along the Main that divides Montreal’s east and west
  • Discover cultural and political murals created by local and international artists
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 people

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • List of personal recommendations
  • The best time ever
  • Inside look into the Montreal art scene
  • Access to the original street art tour in Montreal
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • 3523 Boul. Saint-Laurent
    3523 Boul. Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2X 2T6, Canada

    Directions: A ten minute walk up the hill from the Saint-Laurent Métro Station. Grab the 55 bus NORTH and get off at rue Prince-Arthur. Walk back towards the address for two minutes.

End point

  • Park of Portugal
    Rue Marie-Anne, Montréal, QC H2W 1Z8, Canada

What To Expect

Shortly after the founding of Montreal, the Main became a dividing line between the east and west sides of the city. The artery transformed into a gathering point for all citizens, thanks in part to the immigrant communities that developed along the thoroughfare. As an epicenter, the area has attracted mural artists locally and from abroad.

 Embark on this walking tour to discover the murals in this area that reflect Montreal’s history and culture. Since the creation of the first MURAL Festival, Saint-Laurent Boulevard has turned into the country’s premier street art corridor.

Station 16 Gallery

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Plateau Mont-Royal

2 hours Admission Ticket Free

Leonard Cohen Mural

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Saint Laurent Boulevard

1 hour Admission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, this is a walking tour
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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215 reviews
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Very informative
Giselle_O, June 2023
The tour was very knowledgeable and friendly. She knew the art very well. She did a great job to make the tour great.
A Learning Experience.
Linda_D, May 2023
Wonderful tour with Gabriella. I learned to appreciate street art, murals, and graffiti. Our guide was knowledgeable and interesting. It’s a must do in Montreal.
Enjoyable, something different.
Alison_W, May 2023
This was a really informative tour which we enjoyed very much. Mel is knowledgeable and friendly. The walk wasn’t too much. We went to one of the cafes that were suggested and enjoyed that, too.
Wonderful Tour
Paul_B, May 2023
What a fabulous tour this was. Our guide Gabriella was outstanding, she was so knowledgeable, sharing the history of each piece of art. We learned so much about mural and graffiti art, we thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
very educational
Donna_K, Mar 2023
The mural art knowledge of the guide was outstanding. The tour is well worth the time and money. I enjoyed knowing more about the art scene on St. Laurent.
Amazing tour
Erin_B, Mar 2023
Our guide (Gabriella) was amazing! So friendly and knowledgeable. This tour was an amazing way to see the city and learn about history through an artistic lens. Highly recommend!
Dianne_Y, Mar 2023
This is the OG mural arts tour. Lots of great info about the local street art scene. Highly recommend. Would love to explore more next time I'm in Montreal, but this is a great introduction.
a unique & totally different experience
Xavier_G, Dec 2022
excellent choice of arta and stories, guide super knowledgeable, a must-do to live the city differently!
Mural arts tour
Stephanie_S, Oct 2022
The tour guide was great and knowledgeable. I really enjoyed learning out the mural arts and graffiti street art of Montreal.
Montreal Murals, Graffiti and Tagging
Bob_L, Oct 2022
The tour was very interesting as we learned about murals, graffiti and tagging. We also look at some very impressive murals from the various years of the festival. Melanie (“Mel”) did a great job of leading the tour and answering questions.
Great guide & great street art - what’s not to like?
Allison_Y, Sept 2022
I had Gabriella for this tour and I was super impressed with her knowledge of the street art scene! Lots of hidden gems I otherwise would have missed or not understood.
Our guide was delightful...
Karen_W, Sept 2022
Our guide was delightful and very knowledgable. She shared a great deal of information about the neighborhoods, the murals and the artists.
Great Tour
Kimberly_S, Sept 2022
The tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable and has spoken to many of the artists during the mural festivals. It was a lot of fun!
Exciting Mural Arts Tour!
Phyllis_L, Sept 2022
Great tour! Marie was informative and enthusiastic about the wonderful work. She has a depth of knowledge that she was eager to share with the group. Thank you!
Unique experience!
Diana_U, Aug 2022
What an unique, fascinating and fun experience!!! Marie our guide was exceptional— she gave us a peek inside the world of street art and the complexity it has grown into with Montreal. Great for families with pre-teens and young adults.
Great for tourists AND locals!
Manon_C, Aug 2022
I’ve lived in Montreal for a dozen years and was surprised to learn about many hidden murals! Great and fun way to keep discovering my city. Our guide was top notch, relaxed, funny and welcoming, very well informed and obviously passionate about the content/tour. Highly recommend to both tourists and locals.
Highly recommend
Sarah_F, Aug 2022
Excellent tour! Interesting and beautiful art that I wouldn’t have known about unless I went on this tour.
Great tour
JodiAnderson, Aug 2022
Our tour guide was super informative and passionate about street murals. It’s definitely worth experiencing.
Art movement! 🖍
Araceli_H, Aug 2022
It was really interesting. I like knowing of the meaning of message trough the graffitis, specially when you have a visual and social critique of society.
Ser it while it’s there
Jamie_R, Aug 2022
MTL’s dynamic street art was introduced in a most informative & enthusiastic way. Our guide, Mari, was the best! Loved it & highly recommend this tour.

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