The Port of Montreal’s Grand Quay

New public spaces unique to Montreal for Montrealers, cruise passengers and tourists

Ideally located on the St. Lawrence River, the Port of Montreal’s Grand Quay is now open to the public. After an amazing makeover, the Port of Montreal’s new cruise terminal is now offering contemporary marine infrastructures on par with the city’s international reputation.    

The location features:

  • Free public spaces with spectacular views of the river and the city



Promenade d’Iberville, a large green roof with an immense wooden terrace and more than 20,000 flowering and aromatic plants.






Commencement Square, a vast lawn on the edge of the water that lets Montrealers and tourists to fully enjoy the river. A work of art honouring the pioneering women who helped found Montreal will be installed there in 2019.



Opening hours of public spaces:
Until June 22: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
June 23 to September 3: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.


  • The Port Centre, a journey into the heart of Montreal’s port history 

Sail back in time to relive the milestones in Montreal’s rich port history. The History of Ships exhibition makes it possible to explore and understand the maritime world.

Opening hours:
Until June 22: Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
June 23 to September 3: Wednesday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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  • AML Cruises


Discover the city from the river with guided cruises, brunch cruises and dinner cruises.  

For more information, visit the AML Cruises website:




  • Mariners’ House of Montreal

Mariners’ House of Montreal is a non-profit organization whose mission is to materially, socially and spiritually support seafarers from around the world whose vessels are temporarily docked at the Port of Montreal, regardless of their nationalities or their religious allegiances. 

Opening hours: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

For more information, visit the website of Mariners’ House of Montreal:

A historic site
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