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At McGill:

IGSF Office (3487 Peel St)

All of the bathrooms at IGSF are closed and gender-inclusive. Please note that the building is not wheelchair accessible.

Thomson House (3650 McTavish St)

All of the bathrooms at Thomson House are gender-inclusive, most are multi-stall restrooms. This building is wheelchair accessible through the side entrance.

McIntyre Medical Building (3655 Promenade Sir-William-Osler)

Bathrooms in McIntyre are not gender-inclusive. Main entrance is wheelchair accessible with an automated switch. To reach Martin Amphitheatre (room 504), take elevator to 5th floor, turn right, then turn left at the next corridor. This corridor will lead you to room 504. The amphitheatre door is not equipped with an automated switch, but it can be held open. There is wheelchair accessible seating in the front row near the podium.


Getting to Montréal:

Montréal—Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
The 747 Express Bus links the airport to downtown Montreal for $10 (Lionel Groulx and Berri-UQAM metro stations)


Montreal terminal: Station Centrale d’Autobus Montréal - 505 de Maisonneuve est (Berri-UQAM Metro)

Megabus terminal: 997 Rue St. Antoine West (Bonaventure Metro)

Via Rail/Amtrak and
Montreal station: Gare Centrale - 895 de la Gauchetière West (located under the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, near Bonaventure Metro)

Local Transportation:

STM (Société de Transport de Montréal)

Offers bus & metro routes to/from McGill’s downtown campus
Metro stop: McGill on the Green line. Also accessible by the 80 and 24 bus lines.
Fares: Regular bus and metro fare is $3.25. An unlimited day pass goes for $10 ($18 for 3 days). A weekend pass costs $13.
Trip planner:


Atlas Taxi: 514-485-8585
Diamond Taxi: 514-274-6331
Champlain taxi: 514-273-2435


Places to Stay

HI-Montreal (hostel)
1030 Rue Mackay

Auberge Bishop (hostel)
1447 Rue Bishop

M Montreal (hostel)
1245 Rue St-Andre

Pensione Popolo
4871 Boul. St-Laurent

University Bed and Breakfast
623 Rue Prince Arthur West

Best Western Centre-Ville
1240 Rue Drummond



Things To Do


Musée des Beaux Arts
1380 Rue Sherbrooke West

Musée d’Art Contemporain
185 Rue St-Catherine East

Musée McCord
690 Rue Sherbooke West

Redpath Museum (McGill)
859 Rue Sherbrooke West

451 Rue St-Jean

Galerie de l’UQAM
1400 Rue Berri

Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery (Concordia University)
1400 Boul. de Maisonneuve West

262 Avenue Fairmount West

Galerie SBC
372 Rue St-Catherine West

Parisian Laundry
3550 Rue St-Antoine West

Édifice Belgo (includes many galleries and artist-run centres)
372 Rue St-Catherine West

galerie antoine ertaskiran
1892 Rue Payette

Galerie Division
2020 Rue William

Centre d’Art Contemporain OPTICA
5445 Avenue de Gaspé

Battat Contemporary
7245 Rue Alexandra

Centre Eastern Bloc
7240 Rue Clark

Never Apart
7049 Rue St-Urbain



Other Places to Visit

Olympic Site: Botanical Gardens/Insectarium/Planetarium/Biodome
4141 Avenue Pierre de Coubertin

Old Port (Notre Dame Basilica, skating etc.)

L'Euguelionne Bookstore

1426 Beaudry (Gay Village)

Mount Royal Park

Marché Atwater/Marché Jean Talon
138 Rue Atwater
7070 Rue Henri-Julien

Cinémathèque Québecoise
335 Boul. de Maisonneuve East

Habitat ‘67
2600 Avenue Pierre Dupuy

Science Centre
2 Rue de la Commune West

Oratoire St-Joseph (largest free-standing dome in North America)
3800 Chemin Queen Mary

Drawn & Quarterly Bookshop
211 Rue Bernard West


Places to Eat/Drink

Schwartz’s (smoked meat, deli)
3895 Boul. St-Laurent

Lola Rosa (Vegetarian Mexican)
545 Rue Milton (close to McGill)
4581 Avenue du Parc

Aux Vivres (vegan)
4631 Boul. St-Laurent

St. Viateur Bagel (Bagels, open 24hrs)
263 Rue St-Viateur West

Romados (Portugese chicken)
115 Rue Rachel East

La Banquise (Poutine, open 24hrs)
994 Rue Rachel East

La Panthère Verte (Vegetarian)
2153 Rue Mackay (close to McGill)
1735 Rue St-Denis
145 Avenue Mont Royal East

Nouveau Palais (brunch and late night menu)
281 Rue Bernard West

Patati Patata (Burgers)
4177 Boul. St-Laurent

Kazu (Japanese)
1862 Rue St-Catherine West

GaNaDaRa (Korean)
1862 Boul. de Maisonneuve West

Sparrow (Brunch, dinner, cocktails)
5322 Boul. St-Laurent

Sumac (Middle eastern)
3618 Rue Notre Dame West

Maïs (Tacos)
5439 Boul. St-Laurent

Cafeden (Vietnamese)
6576 Boul. St-Laurent

Bombay Mahal (Indian, BYOB)
1001 Rue Jean Talon West

Casa del Popolo (Vegetarian lunch and dinner, bar, concert venue)
4873 Boul. St-Laurent

La Buvette Chez Simone (Wine bar with food)
4869 Avenue du Parc

‘No Name’ Bar (Cocktails)
5295 Avenue du Parc

Notre Dame Des Quilles (Queer-friendly bar, has a bowling alley)
32 Rue Beaubien West

Dieu du Ciel (pub)
29 Avenue Laurier West

Benelux (pub, close to McGill)
245 Rue Sherbrooke West

Dispatch Coffee (on McGill campus)
3480 Rue University (inside McConnell Engineering Building)

Café Humble Lion (close to McGill)
904 Rue Sherbooke West

Pikolo Espresso Bar (close to McGill)
3418b Avenue du Parc

Café Olimpico
124 Rue St-Viateur West

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