Drop-off zone at 1600 St. Urbain
It is easy for people with reduced mobility to access
Place des Arts via a new drop-off zone that has been specially
designed and configured to meet their needs, at the entrance to
Place des Arts located at 1600 St. Urbain Street.
Whether arriving by car, by taxi, or by paratransit, people with
reduced mobility or in wheelchairs can use both outdoor and indoor
ramps to access the various concert halls.
Individuals requiring the use of a wheelchair must go to the
central security desk located near the St. Urbain Street entrance,
or to the entrance of the Maison symphonique for performances
taking place in that venue. There are a limited number of
Reserved spaces in the indoor
Place des Arts has reserved spaces in its
indoor parking lot for people with reduced mobility that possess an
accessible parking permit. These spaces are located on the three
levels of the P-1 lot, close to an elevator leading to the venue
entrance level. Additional spaces are located in section P of the P
2 lot on the main foyer level leading to the concert halls.
During shows, a member of the ushering staff is designated to
assist people with reduced mobility. Customers requiring assistance
must present themselves at the entrance to the halls.
Buy tickets for people who use a
Limited quantities of pre-selected seats in each of our concert
halls are reserved for people in wheelchairs. Tickets for
these seats can only be purchased at the Place des Arts box
office or by telephone (514-842-2112 or toll-free at
1-866-842-2112) by mentioning that the ticket is for someone in a
wheelchair. When purchasing your tickets, we ask you to refer the
case of an electric wheelchair or not necessary because the space
needed is different.
Aids for the hearing impaired
Every Hall is equipped with an audio system that
enables hearing-impaired spectators to tune their FM receivers into
the frequency of the system in order to receive the signal of the
show. Members of the audience wishing to avail themselves of this
service must bring their own FM receivers.
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier: FM 90.9
Théâtre Maisonneuve: FM 89.9
Théâtre Jean-Duceppe: FM 107.9
Cinquième Salle FM 88.1
Studio-Théâtre FM 87.9
Booster seats for children
Place des Arts has booster seats for children. The seats
are kept in the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier cloakroom and are
transferred when required.