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, along with free public spaces with spectacular views of the river and the city.    

200 de la Commune Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 4B2

Opening hours of public spaces:
7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Public piano

Continuously from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: Promenade d’Iberville (Grand Quay's green roof))

This is an opportunity to give free rein to your creativity and talents as a pianist! A public piano painted in the Grand Quay colours is available to everyone.

The piano will be closed when the chance of rain is 40% or higher.

Promenade d’Iberville

A large green roof with an immense wooden terrace and more than 20,000 flowering and aromatic plants, including chives, oregano, monarda, yellow camomille, yarrow, daisy and blue grama.


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.

The Port Center

Temporary closure

A new take on the permanent exhibition History of Ships is in the works. The exhibition will be relaunched in December with even more interactive, informative and exciting content!

Find details at


Cruise ships

Location: Promenade d’Iberville (the Grand Quay’s green roof)

The best place in town to see these giants of the sea when they visit Montreal! You’ll find their arrival and departure times on our website’s schedules page.

AML Cruises

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

For more information, visit the AML Cruises website:


Parking open 24/7

0-61 minutes: $10
62-121 minutes: $15
121-181 minutes: $20
3-24h: $25
Lost ticket: $30  

Prices subject to change without notice. Taxes included.
Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, cash and Interac.

In case of discrepancy between the information provided on this website and at the gate, the information at the gate prevails. Disabled parking spaces and bicycle parking are available. Vehicles with trailers and motor-home type vehicles are not allowed on the site.

Monthly rate is available from December to Aprill: $200 per month (plus taxes).

Information : Security office (door 1)
514 283-1429
Rental contract (pdf)

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:



Space rental

If you seek a unique reception venue located in the heart of Old Montreal and right on the majestic St. Lawrence River, the Port of Montreal’s Grand Quay is now at your disposal. It offers a range of spaces that combine multipurpose rooms, terraces, outdoor spaces, greenery and a promenade, suitable for all types of events.

Download our brochure.


A historic site
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