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  • Belmont Park
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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

We were so impressed with this museum, we spent quite a lot of time checking it out. We had some laughs and some of the displays brought back some past memories. We feel it is a must see in Montreal. Money well spent.

17 Dec 2019

Meg

family visit

We dropped in to this wax museum on a whim, and were delightfully surprised. A number of extremely well-rendered likenesses. Heavy emphasis at the beginning on Canadian personalities. Also lots of Hollywood characters and world personalities (Ghandi, Jobs, Einstein, Mandela). You’re encouraged to get up close with the statues to take pictures. It was a fun and worthwhile hour!

30 Oct 2019

Major

couple visit

Museum with famous people very real, very current. The staff was welcoming and courteous and it is at a reasonable price.

25 Oct 2019

Sylvie

The museum has a good number of figures from all different walks of life and areas. It is easy to maneuver through and the lighting makes it simple to get really nice pictures

25 Oct 2019

Vinglat

family visit

So great! The kids loved it! There is something for everyone and the characters come from a wide variety of backgrounds

24 Oct 2019

Julie

family visit

A Museum to discover: the visit was really enjoyable, I did not expect to discover so many characters. The sculptures are surprising and funny.

26 Jun 2019

Boujan

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Grévin Montréal

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

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Mon. to Sat., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m