Workshops & activities

Get the most out of your visit for 5$ only!

 
Guided tour
 

Through our guides, learn more about historical facts or amusing anecdotes about more than 125 personalities: Their enthronement in Grévin and discover the backstage of Grévin Montreal, including the work of making and maintenance of our wax characters. An entertaining and interactive visit!

A second free visit is then offered at no extra cost to allow you to take pictures with your favorite celebrities.

How to create a wax character
 

Wax handling workshop

Using wax and a range of colors at your disposal, make your own hand in wax and leave with an unforgettable memory of your visit to the Museum. A participatory and manual workshop where each person will be able to choose the shape and the color that he wants for his sculpture.

Conference : Discovery of Aboriginal Culture 
 

This workshop will introduce you to the history of Canada and especially Quebec from a different angle. With the Aboriginal vision, you will explore North America before and after the arrival of Europeans. You will also learn about the changes and evolution of Aboriginal Peoples from 1759 to the present day. (Approximately 45 minutes). 

Conference on making wax figures 

Short conference on manufacturing wax figures. From the choice of personality to the unveiling of the statue. The activity includes an interactive section where the people in the group can touch the materials and see the manufacturing steps. (30.00 $ + taxes, approximately 20 minutes). 

 

 

Discover the Grévin Worlds

The Discovery Tour

One of our many exhibits will let you to take a close look at the Grévin workshops where you’ll learn all the secrets of the trade as we reveal the different steps we take in creating a wax figure. And once you’re in the know you can make a statue of yourself by scanning your face using one of our special multimedia devices. Grévin Montreal is the place to go for a one-of-a-kind experience that will stimulate all your senses.

Did you know?

The creation of a waxwork involves over fifteen different artists: sculptors, casters, make-up specialists, costume designers...
 
The first appointment with the celebrity is for measurements, photos, and videos so that nothing is left to chance. Six months to eight months later, on the day of final reckoning, when the statue is introduced to the public, the likeness must be uncanny.
 
  • As many as 500,000 may be needed for one head.
  • Every year the workshop uses 100kg of wax, 70 tubes of oil paint for make-up and 5km of sewing thread!
Making of a waxwork
Frankenstein
Frankenstein
Julie Payette
Julie Payette

Unforgettable memories and a thrill ride of a tour

More than 120 past and present celebrities from Quebec, Canada and the rest of the world are waiting to take some awesome photos with you in one of our museum’s eight amazing sets. Mingle with music superstar Céline Dion, hockey great Patrick Roy,  beloved Quebec singer and actress Ginette Reno and many others. Grévin Montreal is like a huge pop-up history book that is guaranteed to make learning fun!

Unforgettable PICTURES

In the Grévin Montreal, some of the scenes conceal startling surprises: next to some of the figures, costumes and accessories are available to visitors. Childrens and adults can dress up in chain mail, robes, sunglasses, capes and crowns and even a cocked hat! Don’t forget your camera!