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Back on June 27 2022!

Visit Habitat 67!

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.

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The tours contribute directly to the enhancement of this jewel of world architectural heritage and symbol of Montreal.

Tours are back starting on June 27.


Habitat 67 is hiring guides!


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Views from the Habitat 67 tour

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Habitat seen from the Old Port


Habitat seen from the Old Port


Habitat 67 – view on the Expo 67 site


Habitat seen from the Old Port


Habitat 67 – view on the Expo 67 site


Montréal seen from Habitat 67


Habitat seen from the Old Port


Habitat seen from the Old Port


Habitat seen from the Old Port


Habitat 67 – view on the Expo 67 site

Safety measures in place at Habitat 67 – Season 2022

The health and safety of our visitors, employees and Habitat 67 residents is our 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 these instructions which will be reminded to you at the beginning of your visit. Habitat 67 reserves the right to refuse access to the building in case of non-compliance.

Mask

Wearing a mask remains mandatory in closed spaces such as elevators and the unit #1011 which are part of the tour.

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.

Booking mandatory

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, 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. We can suggest another date, just contact us at
info@habitat67.org

Prepare for your visit
FAQ – 2022

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.

When are tickets going on sale? (Season 2022)

Tickets for the June/July tours will go on sale on June 27 for $50 (tax/fees included). Tours will be held through October 31, 2022 and subsequent tickets will go on sale monthly, on the 25th of each month (by the latest) depending on availability. Subscribe to the newsletter for announcements.

What are the refund/exchange policies?

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 info@habitat67.org

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.

Do I have to book in advance?

Yes, you must reserve your tickets via our web ticketing system before your visit. It is not possible to buy tickets directly on site.

Can I take the tour with my children?

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.

What are the sanitary measures in place at Habitat 67?

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 info@habitat67.org

The tour I would like to attend is full, can you put my name on a waiting list?

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.

IIs the tour accessible to people with limited mobility?

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.

Will there be evening or weekend tours?

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.

Can I park at Habitat 67?

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.

What to wear to the tour

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.

What happens if it rains or if the weather is bad? Does the tour still go on?

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.

Are there any toilets?

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.

Will I be able to visit the interior of a residential unit as part of the tour?

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.

Is it possible to take pictures during the visit?

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.

Can I bring my dog on the tour?

Animals are not allowed on the tour, except for guide dogs (Mira dogs, etc.).

Can I smoke or vape during the tour?

The tour is completely non-smoking and vaping is not permitted.

Getting to Habitat 67

STARTING POINT OF THE TOUR
The main entrance to Habitat 67 at 2600 Pierre-Dupuy in Montreal (entrance near the Concorde bridge)
By Bike

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

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

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.

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