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Our historical figures

DISCOVER WAX CHARACTERS OF THE MANY HISTORICAL FIGURES THAT MARKED NEW FRANCE AT GRÉVIN MONTRÉAL

Jacques Cartier
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Jacques Cartier

Jacques Cartier is considered the first European to have discovered Canada in 1534. He was a French navigator, explorer and writer, and his maps provided great detail of the Gulf of St. Lawrence as represented on the globe. He is the first European to describe and name these waters, their shores and their inhabitants. He used the Iroquois name for the territory he visited and called it "Canada."

Le Comte de Frontenac
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Le Comte de Frontenac

Louis de Buade, Comte de Frontenac, was a French soldier and administrator. King Louis XIV twice named him Governor General of New France, and he developed the colony and defended it against English attacks, especially during the Battle of Québec in 1690.

Jeanne Mance
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Jeanne Mance

Jeanne Mance was a pioneer in New France. She co-founded Montréal with Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve by erecting the Hôtel-Dieu, the city’s very first hospital. She continued to manage it until her death in 1673.

Samuel de Champlain
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Samuel de Champlain

Samuel de Champlain was the founder of Québec City. He was a great French navigator, cartographer, soldier, explorer, geographer, commander and author of travel stories. His determination to establish a French colony in North America earned him the nickname "The Father of New France."

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Personal hairstylists to the stars participate in creating their wax characters. Whether for Dominique Michel, Marie-Mai, Stéphane Rousseau or Guylaine Tremblay, personal hairstylists team up with our specialists to create our wax celebrities as true to life as possible.

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The wax celebrities at Grévin Montreal get the royal treatment! Every morning, before the museum opens, a team of three people examines each celebrity to fix their hair, touch up their makeup, care for their nails and clean their clothing.

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Grévin is steeped in family history. The loved ones of our celebrities enjoying meeting the doppelganger of their daughter, mother or father. From Celine Dion’s mother to Charlie Chaplin’s son to the family of Gary Carter and daughter of Gilles Villeneuve, Grévin Montreal is the home to magical moments filled with emotion.

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Over 20 experts work on each wax figure: sculptors, hairstylists, makeup artists, moulders and many more. Grévin Montreal features all of the arts!

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To make the head of a wax figure, it takes, on average, 15 kg of plaster, 5 litres of wax, 70 tubes of oil paint for makeup and nearly 500,000 natural hairs!

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Ginette Reno wears her Montreal Canadiens sweater for good luck when her favourite hockey team is in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Céline Dion often wears new bracelets...which don’t belong to her!

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There is a wax figure of Charlie Chaplin at Grévin Paris and Chaplin’s World in Switzerland!

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Fred Pellerin put a peppermint candy and a guitar pick in the pocket of his wax figure before it was sewn up. The figure’s neck warmer was even made by his mom!

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Harrison Ford changes his costumes. You can meet him as Indiana Jones or Han Solo.

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The Little Prince is displayed on his asteroid, along with his friends the Fox and the Rose. With their impeccable attention to detail, Grévin artists even sculpted the face of the wax rose.

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WHAT OUR VISITORS ARE SAYING

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OUR VISITORS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES

Wonderful museum. I found the installation very well done. You feel that you are living the personnage. You can go there by Metro ( Subway ) or by foot!

4 Jul 2019

Meico

Travelling with friends

À découvrir : la visite a été des plus agréables, je ne m'attendais pas à découvrir autant de personnages. La sculpture est surprenante et rigolote.

26 Jun 2019

Boujan

C'est vraiment incroyable de voir les statues de cire, la ressemblance est frappante! 

20 Jun 2019

Mimi

10 Apr 2019

Ginette

21 Feb 2019

Doudoune

The closest I'll ever get to Hollywood stars!

Beautifully-made waxed stars. It's like being at the Oscars. My favorites were Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau and Hughe Laurie. They were best.

25 Jul 2018

bugzptl

Visit with the family July 25th, 2018

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Grévin Montréal

5th floor, Montreal Eaton Centre
705 Sainte-Catherine Street West
office 5-104 | H3B 4G5
Montréal, Québec (Canada)

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