The coolest statues and monuments to check out across Montreal

Nov 30 2022, 5:30 pm

A large part of Montreal’s rich history is immortalized throughout the city in the form of statues and monuments.

In fact, there are over 950 statues and monuments across the island, according to Art Public Montr√©al. From bronze figures statues to monuments honouring Expo ’67, here are some of our favourite statues in Montreal that you should check out.

Maisonneuve Monument

 

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Location:¬†Place d’Armes
Erected: 1895

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Location: Bell Centre
Erected: 2009

Mount Royal Cross

 

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Location: Mount Royal
Erected: 1924

Nelson’s Column

 

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Location: Place Jacques Cartier
Erected: 1809

Trois Disques

 

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Location: Parc Jean-Drapeau
Erected: 1962

La Leçon

Location: McGill University
Erected: 2012

The English Pug and the French Poodle

 

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Location: 500 Place D’Armes
Erected: 2013

Boer War Memorial

 

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Location: Dorchester Square
Erected: 1907

Monument Sir George-√Čtienne Cartier

Location: Mount Royal
Erected: 1909

The Eye by David Altmejd

 

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Location: Musée des beaux-arts de Montreal
Erected: 1974

The Ring

Location: Place Ville Marie
Erected: 2021

Monument Louis Cyr

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Location: Saint-Henri
Erected: 1970

Statue de Amphitrite

 

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Location: World Trade Centre Montreal
Erected: 1992

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