The Grande Bibliothèque's stairway.

Grande Bibliothèque

Plan your visit at the Grande Bibliothèque. We also welcome groups from various backgrounds and provide them with a wide range of resources and activities.

There are no group tours planned at the moment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Visit our Web portal for information on registration resumption.

A group of children look at an oversized book handled by a white-gloved employee.

National Library

The collections of the National Library are distributed among two facilities: the National Collection at the Grande Bibliothèque, and several other collections at BAnQ Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie. The National Library hosts tours of these two buildings and gives talks to increase awareness of its services and missions.

Reading room of the BAnQ Vieux-Montréal archives centre.

National Archives

The National Archives hosts guided tours of its 10 archives centres to increase awareness of the impressive fonds preserved in these facilities, of the in-house and remote services, and of the institution's history and mission.


National Archives