In all seasons, discover TOHU, the reception and interpretation pavilion in Frédéric-Back Park, and the Cité des arts du cirque. Whether for school groups, organizations or specialized audiences, our guided tours and educational activities are adapted to everyone!
Length of activity : 90 minutes
Targeted audience : groups from 3rd to 8th grade
This activity has been designed as a first encounter with the world of circus arts. Discover the universe of the TOHU, a unique performance hall in North America, dedicated to contemporary circus shows. By enjoying our entertaining guided tour of the exposition What a Circus ! The Great Adventure of Circus in Quebec, you will leave your visit with various historical information and anecdotes that have contributed to shape the circus we know today. That first encounter would not be complete without an introduction to juggling and various handling disciplines such as the chinese plates or the flower sticks.Book
Length of activity : 90 minutes
Targeted audience : Elementary School, from 1st to 6th grade
Discover the artist within yourself ! The TOHU showcases a large number of circus artists from various disciplines. This activity is the occasion to learn more about a specific discipline of contemporary circus : the clown art. Through a short historical introduction and a foray into the exposition What a Circus ! The Great Adventure of Circus in Quebec, you will learn more about some of the most famous clowns that have shaped the evolution of the discipline. Then, its showtime ! Some simple exercises and a guided initiation to clown art will allow the group to express themselves and all their creativity.Book
Length of activity : 90 minutes, an itinerary of about 1,5 km
Targeted audience : from 3rd to 8th grade
Advice to visitors : please bring shoes and clothes adapted to the weather. The Park is generally very windy.
Take your group on a tour of an extraordinary park, unique in its history and metamorphosis. This guided tour begins inside the park's reception and interpretation pavilion, an exemplary construction in terms of sustainable development, followed by a short historical introduction in images of the site's industrial past. Adapted according to the season, an observation walk along its paths will allow you to discover all the secrets of Frédéric-Back Park, to understand the purpose of these strange white spheres, to analyze the biodiversity of nature in the city and to learn how to cohabit with it.
Length of activity : 60 to 90 minutes
Targeted audience : Collegial, University, Specific groups
During this guided tour, discover the TOHU, a wholly customizable and circular performance hall unique in North America that also acts as the welcoming and interpretative pavilion of the Frédéric-Back park, through its architecture and the technological innovations that earned it the LEED gold certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Passive and conventional geothermal system, retrieval of residual energy from the adjacent factory, recycled architectural materials, green roofs and rainwater retention ponds - an outdoor and indoor visit will allow you to appreciate all of the building’s singular details.Book
As of September 1, 2023, a new pricing policy will be applied to our regular offer of weekday school and group guided tours.
The following rate will apply for all group guided tours outside Montreal and for groups outside St-Michel for the Cirque guided tour: $112.50 + taxes for groups of a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 25 people.
In addition, we retain the clause stipulating that :
- Cancellation is free of charge if made 7 days or more before the initial date.
- 50% of the total amount will be charged if the cancellation is made 7 days to 1 working day before the initial date.
- 100% of the total amount will be charged if the cancellation is made less than 1 working day before the initial date.
Throughout the year, numerous opportunities for discovery and cultural mediation activities linked to our programming are specially designed and developed for school groups in the district. These activities are free of charge and take place both at La TOHU and in the classroom.
Contact our mediation agent today: Gabrielle Gosselin-Turcotte at email@example.com
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2345, rue Jarry Est,
Montréal (Québec) H1Z 4P3