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Address: 4777 Pierre de-Coubertin Ave | Metro Viau, Montreal, Quebec H1V 1B3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 514-868-3000
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

Along with the Botanical Garden, the Insectarium and the Rio Tinto Alcan...

Along with the Botanical Garden, the Insectarium and the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, teh Biodôme is part of the Montréal Space for Life, Canada's largest natural museum science complex and Montreal's top must see attraction. Travel baggage-free at the Biodôme! Embark on an immersive, sensory journey through the ecosystems of the Americas. Listen to the sounds of the tropical rainforest, go in search of lynx in the Laurentian maple forest, dive into the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and give a wink and a nod to the penguins in the sub-polar regions. Listen as our nature interpreters let you in on the secrets this fascinating biodiversity holds. An oasis in the heart of the city, the Montreal Biodome recreates some of the most beautiful ecosystems of the Americas which allows plans and animals to live as in their natural habitats.A unique experience of nature and fun !

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Nature in a controlled space

Spent nice few hours moving form one forest to other. The aquatic show is really great. good for visiitng with kids and family. you might have a feel like going in to a tour like... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent nice few hours moving form one forest to other. The aquatic show is really great. good for visiitng with kids and family. you might have a feel like going in to a tour like that of jurassic park. amazing fact is the climatic conditions are tried to replicate as that of original biospheres.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful and well structured attraction filled with animals in environments built to mimic their natural habitats. Brightly colored birds and monkey, industrious beavers, sleek lynx and graceful fish and other sea creatures will delight children and adults alike, probably the best penguin exhibit I have seen anywhere. Interactive kiosks offer lessons in science and biology in English and French. Great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Biodome is one of the must visit tourist attractions if you're in Montreal, Canada. The Biodome is so pretty and very educational. It is part of the bigger Parc Olympique and you get to see a lot of history. Beautiful place. I believe if you go during the summer, the observatory will re-open and you'll get to see a better... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were surprised at how much we liked the Biodome. We spent nearly 15 minutes (along with 30 other people) watching a beaver take down a tree, and swim it to his dam. We also spent time in the rain-forest. The Biodome is in the same complex as the Planetarium, the Montreal Tower, and the Olympic Stadium. You get discounted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here on a rainy cold day in Montreal Surprise as you enter a tropical rainforest complete with macaws monkeys and alligators! With birds flying overhead all you would need is David Attenborough to pop out from behind a try to complete your experience! Going on through other slightly colder areas ,passing two very cute and active otters to a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a good experience seeing the different environments and animals. The price is expensive, tho.

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was fun to return to what was the velodrome during the Olympics in 1976. Great use of a huge space. Displays were well constructed and allows visitors to observe animals in their habitats. Penguins were amazing!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great way to experience many different climates and interact with the animals that inhabit them. It is a fun way to learn.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Biodome has several ecosystems simulated under one roof, allowing you to see various animals from subtropical to arctic regions. I thought it was a pretty cool place with lots of interesting facts about the animals living there. Fun no matter what age you are.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The diverse ecosystem s under one roof from the polar to equatorial climate species under one roof. Well arranged. It's a must see place.

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Olympic Park & Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa)
Named for the Olympic Stadium complexes built for the 1976 games, the Olympic Park and the surrounding neighborhood of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (HoMa) make up an invigorated area dedicated to "Space for Life." Around the Olympic Village's arenas and stadiums, Rue Sherbrooke welcomes exploration of its sculpture gardens decorated in the works of Jean-Paul Riopelle and its museum culture headed by the historical Château Dufresne. Maisonneuve Park offers interactive experiences at its bio-dome, insectarium, planetarium, and botanical gardens. For a change of scene, the gentrified space along Rue Ontario Est is packed with the city's newest, edgiest cafes, where an imaginative, youthful crowd sips foamy cappuccinos. A visit here is incomplete without stepping into the vast halls of the Maisonneuve Market, with flower stalls, wine depots, and local produce.
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