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Canadian Centre For Architecture

1920 Rue Baile
Montreal, QC  H3H 2S6

(514) 939-7000

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November 05, 2013

The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) is an international research centre and museum founded on the conviction that architecture is a public concern

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March 14, 2013

This museum includes several galleries dedicated to various architectural styles and serves as an interesting example of postmodern architecture itself.

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May 17, 2012

Le CCA est un centre international de recherche et un musée créé avec la conviction que l’architecture est d’intérêt public. / The CCA is an international research centre and museum founded on the conviction that architecture is a public concern.

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June 17, 2012

The understated but handsome Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) occupies a city block, joining a contemporary structure with an older building, the 1875 Shaughnessy House. Opened in 1989, this museum has received rave reviews from scholars, critics, and serious architecture buffs. CCA functions as both a study center and a museum, with changing exhibits devoted to the art and history of... more

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December 14, 2011

A comprehensive selection of books about architecture, with an emphasis on Montréal in particular and Canada in general. Volumes are also available on landscape and garden history, photography, preservation, conservation, design, and city planning.

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4 star rating
Not what we expected
May 29, 2014

Clearly, we did not find this place interesting. We are not in architecture, but the place shows some projects that were 15-20 years ago ahead of their time. Most of them did not even break the architecture industry as unconsistent or not doable on a bigger scale! What is the point of showing these?
Anyway, the entrance is free after... more

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4 star rating
Interesting museum, incredibly rude staff
May 25, 2014

I have visited the Canadian Centre for Architecture 4 or 5 times over the years, it is a good place to go if you are into architecture. However, every time I went, there was unpleasant behaviour and rudeness from the staff. For instance, the last time I went, I checked their publications in the bookshop. When I finished, the woman... more

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Incredible Museum
January 11, 2014

Please make time to visit this museum which was built in the late 1980's over the original home and building foundations and graves of Montreal's early settlers. It is an experience like none other and we would recommend taking the narrated tour which gave great insight to Montreal's history in both English and French.

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June 23, 2013

Canadian Centre For Architecture offers these services: musée, museums, book dealers, museum.

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June 02, 2013

Centre Canadien D'Architecture offers these services: bookstore, book dealers.

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September 29, 2008

Housed in an award-winning building, this museum is dedicated to architecture, urban planning and landscape design. To that effect, it exhibits the works of prominent architects and also displays its own collection of prints and drawings (numbering more than 65,000). The museum also maintains a library and gardens. In addition, the facility incorporates the historic Shaughnessy House into its... more

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