Guided tours will be back soon!
Since 2017, guided tours of Habitat 67 are offered to the public. After a break in 2020 and reduced activity in 2021, due to the pandemic, Habitat 67 guided tours are back in 2022. Explore the suspended terraces, Moshe Safdie’s restored apartment, pedestrian walkways and more.
The 90-minute tour will allow you to discover this unique architectural jewel in the world, its origins and its evolution over the years. Your guide will show you the different spaces of the complex, including the footbridges, the pedestrian streets, one of the residential units and the suspended terraces of this internationally renowned heritage complex.
The tours contribute directly to the enhancement of this jewel of world architectural heritage and symbol of Montreal.
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Safety measures in place at Habitat 67 - Season 2023
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FAQ - 2023
The tour lasts 90 minutes and much of it takes place in the outdoor spaces of Habitat 67 (plaza, terraces, etc.). Punctuality is essential as latecomers will not be able to join the group once the tour has begun.
Check out our Frequently Asked Questions to make the most of your time at Habitat 67.
Tickets for the tours will go on sale soon for $50 (tax/fees included). Tours will be held through October 31 2023. Subscribe to the newsletter for announcements.
Tickets are non-refundable.
Exchange - COVID-19
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, have tested positive for COVID-19 or are under mandatory quarantine, we ask that you reschedule your visit as soon as possible by contacting email@example.com
After the visit
It is not possible to neither exchange not get a refund for a ticket of a tour that has already taken place. Since groups are limited, we cannot resell this ticket. and it becomes a lost ticket.
Yes, you must reserve your tickets via our web ticketing system before your visit. It is not possible to buy tickets directly on site.
Children under the age of 12 may take the tour free of charge when accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. They do not need tickets, however legal proof of age may be required.
The health and safety of our visitors, employees and Habitat 67 residents is a top priority. Considering the residential nature of our building, sanitary measures have been put in place to ensure a safe return of the tours. Thank you for respecting the instructions which will be reminded to you at the beginning of your visit.
Wash your hands - Wash your hands upon arrival and departure from Habitat 67 and coming in and out of indoor areas. Hydro-alcohol gel stations are available at strategic locations.
Wear a mask - Wearing a mask remains mandatory in closed spaces such as elevators and the unit #1011 which are part of the tour.
Booking in advance - It is necessary to book your ticket online before the tour. No tickets will be sold on-site.
If you have symptoms, let's book another date. - If you have symptoms related to COVID-19 (fever, dry cough, fatigue, breathing difficulties, headaches, etc.), if you have tested positive for COVID-19 or if you have to respect a mandatory quarantine, we ask you not to make the visit. If you are in one of these situations, contact us promptly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If a tour is full and there are no more tickets available, it is not possible to put your name on a waiting list. It is also not possible to show up in person to join the group if some participants do not show up for the tour. If a group is full, no participants can be added.
Unfortunately, Habitat 67 has many stairs that are part of the original architectural design, and for this reason, the tour is not accessible to people with limited mobility. A number of staircases (going up and down) will be used during the visit.
As of 2019, we are pleased to offer tours on Saturdays. In 2021, tours will run Tuesday through Saturday, July XX through October 31.
We can accomodate private groups on Mondays, upon request. Habitat 67 is first and foremost a private property and out of respect for the peace and quiet of the residents who live there, it is not possible to visit Habitat 67 in the evening or on Sunday We are extremely grateful to the residents for opening the doors of their beautiful home to us during this unique time. We try to minimize the presence of visitors by limiting visits to certain time slots.
Parking is not available at Habitat 67. Public parking at Dieppe Park (formerly La Cité du Havre Park)is currently available, but we cannot guarantee the availability of parking spaces.
Dress appropriately: most of the tour takes place in the outdoor spaces of Habitat 67 (plaza, terraces, etc.). Please dress accordingly (windy, rainy) and keep in mind that it is always a little colder and windier at Habitat 67 than in the city.
Yes, the tours go on regardless of the weather. It is important to note that a good portion of the tour takes place outdoors and although you will be somewhat protected from the elements by the structure, you will still be outside. We recommend that you dress accordingly.
There are no public washrooms at Habitat 67. However, public restrooms are available at Dieppe Park (formerly Cité-du-Havre Park)which is 450 meters (5 minute walk) from the tour starting point.
Yes, your tour will allow you to see the interior of a Habitat 67 unit, Moshe Safdie's unit, which was completely renovated in 2018.
Yes, you can! It is possible to take pictures for personal and non-commercial purposes. We invite you to share them on social networks and to tag us @habitat67montreal sur Instagram (#habitat67 et #h67stories)
If you wish to take photos for professional or commercial purposes, we invite you to contact us and obtain the necessary permissions. Please note that it is strictly forbidden to record the visit.
Animals are not allowed on the tour, except for guide dogs (Mira dogs, etc.).
The tour is completely non-smoking and vaping is not permitted.
Getting to Habitat 67
Cycling to Habitat 67 is quick and easy as the bike path runs directly in front of the building. To make it easier for you to get around by bike, ua Bixi station is now located near Habitat 67, next to the tennis courts, behind the entrance to the Concorde bridge construction site. Although there are no bike racks to secure your bike, several poles are located nearby.
By Car It is possible to drive to Habitat 67. Public parking in Dieppe Park (formerly La Cité du Havre Park) is currently available, but we cannot guarantee the availability of parking spaces.
By public transit: We invite you to consult theSociété de transport de Montréal's route planner or the Transit mobile application to determine the best way to get to Habitat 67 based on your point of departure. If you exit at the Parc Jean-Drapeau metro station, walking to Habitat 67 will take you about 30 minutes. Via the 168 bus, getting off at the Des Moulins Ouest / Pierre-Dupuy stop, you will have about a 20 minute walk to Habitat 67. It is also possible to combine public transit and Bixi.
Latest news - Habitat 67
Habitat 67 guided tours return in 2022
To celebrate its 55th anniversary, Habitat 67, is once again opening its doors to the public in 2022. Book your tickets now at habitat67.com!
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