Downtown Campus

Nature — Around Campus
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McGill’s park-like downtown campus presents a wide mix of architectural styles, including imposing Gothic, Victorian, and Modern buildings. Their varied features (like stained glass, turrets, pitched copper roofs and distinctive silhouettes) are unified by the use of local grey limestone and a graciously landscaped central campus. Dotted with mature trees, punctuated with sculpture, and bordered by wide walkways, the campus’ spreading lawns are the perfect place to kick a ball, savor a cup of coffee, or just soak up the sun.

Depending on the day and season, you might also find outdoor events on campus (like the fall Farmers’ Market, a summer barbecue, or an impromptu snowball fight).

At any time of year, we invite you to join us for a guided historical tour or to explore points of interest in our self-guided tour brochure.

Other things to see and do

Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning – Guided tour

Using simulation technology to improve clinical care.

Maude Abbott Museum

How medical school students learned in the late 1800’s.

Gault Nature Reserve

A thousand hectares of primeval forest preserved for research and public enjoyment

Plant scavenger hunt

Solve riddles, find the plants, and take pictures.

Molson Reserve

Fifty-one hectares of forest, woodland marshes, swamps and wetland, providing habitat for many wildlife and plant species

A Dose of Science

Chatting about science

Sustainability YouTube channel

Be inspired by McGill’s path to sustainability

Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning – Guided tour

Using simulation technology to improve clinical care.

McGill Alumni – Virtual Events

Living and learning everyday.

McGill University Bicentennial 1821-2021

Turning 200!  Reflecting on the past and planning for the future.

delve

Delve features the latest in management thinking.
listen to music

Schulich School of Music Playlist

Enjoy the sounds from McGill University’s Schulich School of Music
Sports

Alma Matters Podcast

Behind the scenes stories from decorated varsity alumni.