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"Stones and beer" tour of Montreal

Millions of years ago, Montreal was buried deep under the ocean, and even after all this time, remnants of that period still exist in the stone - and stone walls -  around Montreal.

You can see ancient fossils in the walls of the Redpath Museum or in the side of an apartment building. But you may need a guide to understand them.

That's what the Stones and Beer bike tour is all about. The tour takes participants to sites around the city to see what building stones can tell us. (The next tour is today from 4pm to 8pm. Call to reserve: 514-398-4094.)

Ingrid Birker leads the tours.  She's also the outreach coordinator at the Redpath Museum. She dropped by our studio this morning to speak with Elizabeth Robertson.

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