Consult the schedule of services.

In these times of confinement, the pastoral team of the Oratory wishes more than ever to remain in contact with its pilgrims. Take a look at the concrete actions we are putting forward to maintain this precious link.

Stay up to date on our online activities on our Facebook page and Youtube channel.

Let’s keep our hearts open to love and hope. May our faith take root in the light of the Risen Jesus in this time of trial. Pray for each other forming a great chain of spiritual solidarity.


The Oratory Museum offers the following exhibitions:
  • The Museum Collection. The crèches of Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal

  • A World in a Crèche

Saint Joseph’s Oratory Museum, located in the heart of the Basilica (level 5), is principally dedicated to sacred art. Renowned for its exceptional collection of creches from all over the world, it offers a treasure of religious, historical and artistic heritage from Quebec and abroad.


Opening hours:

May 28 to June 24              :   daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
June 25 to September 3    :   Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
From September 4              :   daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Admission fees (taxes included):

Adult                                                                                               $4
Senior (65+)                                                                                  $4
Student (18-25)                                                                            $4
Youth (6-17)                                                                                  $2
Child (under 6)                                                                            free
Family (2 adults and 2 children under 18)                              $12
Group **                                                                                  upon request

** Special rates are offered to groups of 10 people and more, upon reservation only. To take advantage of these rates, please contact the Office of Visitor and Pilgrim Services at 514 733-8216 ext. 2790 or pelerinage@osj.qc.ca.

Please note that rates and schedule are subject to change without notice.

The creches of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

The Museum Collection. The crèches of Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal
Permanent Exhibition
Starting April 6, 2019

The exhibit, The Museum Collection – The Crèches of Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal, features childlike Nativity Scenes. As a special treat, discover a new room given over to creative expressions for children… and grown-ups!

A World in a Crèche
Permanent Exhibition
Starting May 28, 2017

The exhibition A World in a Crèche invites the visitor to discover a hundred crèches and representations of the Nativity, coming from as many countries, and from five continents. A treat for the whole family !

Past exhibitions