October 20, 26, 27 and 31, 2019

Halloween Programming

GHOSTS AND HORROR AT THE STEWART MUSEUM

Hungry for mysterious and frightening Halloween stories? Known as one of Montreal’s haunted places, the Museum is organizing a program full of strange stories and phenomena that will delight young and old alike. In addition to visiting the new exhibition Nights and the scary world imagined by author Dominique Demers, you’ll be able to counter paranormal activity in the new escape game Phantoms of the Island, offered in partnership with Randolph, and attend a lecture on the history of Creatures of the Night. On October 31, the Museum will open its doors until 10 p.m. for a fun and spooky evening.

Creatures of the Night

Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2 p.m.
As part of the History of the Night series, come learn the history of the “creatures of the night” that peopled a system of extremely complex practices, beliefs and images devised to bring order to a harrowing world of darkness and dangers. Ghosts, demons and wonders will be examined through their origins and history in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
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Family Horror Weekend

Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 27, 2019
For Halloween weekend, families are invited to the Museum to take part in a variety of activities. On the program: the new Phantoms of the Island escape game, the Nights exhibition, including an activity designed especially for children on the theme of fear, inspired by young adult writer Dominique Demers’ story, and a set of challenges in The Story Factory. Of course, visitors of all ages are invited to come to the Museum in costume.
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Fun and Spooky Evening

Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 5:30 p.m to 10 p.m.
It’s the adults’ turn to celebrate Halloween at the Stewart Museum. Costumed and with a drink in hand, our guests are invited to get the party started. Come witness paranormal phenomena and get the chance to confront the ghosts of St. Helen’s Island in the Phantoms of the Island escape game. The Nights exhibition will also be in the spotlight! The Story Factory will transform into a haunted lounge space where participants can enjoy a candy bar, alcoholic beverages and atmospheric music.
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Opening hours

For the low season, we are open from Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., unless otherwise stated.

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