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Biodome de Montreal

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Address: 4777 Pierre de-Coubertin Ave | Metro Viau, Montreal, Quebec H1V 1B3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 514-868-3000
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Wonderful place for young and old. Don't visit on a weekend since it can get very crowded and loud. Clean and well kept for animals and visitors.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful place for young and old. Don't visit on a weekend since it can get very crowded and loud. Clean and well kept for animals and visitors.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is small - since it was part of our MTL pass I wasn't disappointed but had I paid full price I would have been. The walk through the tropical section was the best and very unique.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Adults and kids can enjoy the visit, it's really interesting, traveling in different places at the same place, very well worked and maintained professionally, must see the whole family

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Turning the old velodrome into a biodome seems like a great idea. Unfortunately, it was a better idea on paper than it is in practice. The result was a small museum with a shortage of animals and only four ecosystems (two of which could be found simply by going outside Montreal). We spent less than an hour walking through the... More 

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Bathurst, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While we were waiting for our Hotel.The Universal hotel arranged for us to see the Biodome.We certanly enjoyed the beautiful annimales,floweres, fish,We took a picture in the anamation with the polar bears.Cool!!!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited here with 52 14 year olds and I was just as excited or more excited than them. It's incredible to walk from habitat to habitat, rain forest, arctic etc. and see all of the animals living freely in the areas you walk through.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed learning more about the different animals in different ecosystems. I took a lot of pictures and videos of animals in different backgrounds. The prices are a bit steep ($14.50 for students) and ($19.75 for adults). But i don't think I would come here again. Once is enough, as I found this place crowded and teeming with kids. Having... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My 10-year-old and I had a wonderful time here. We spent about two hours enjoying all the scenery and animals. The lynx cubs were adorable. This was a really unforgettable experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The humidity in the rainforest section took years off my life. Make sure to enter with a full bottle of water (not available on site) and a hand fan if you don't do well in serious hot humid environs. The remainder of the biodome exhibits were much better. But I had to recuperate in the air conditioned central connecting area... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We purchased the combo tickets to the Biodome as part of our Botanical Gardens/Insectarium tickets. Our visit was late in the day on Saturday and there was no wait for us to get in. Visitors take a route through several climate zones from tropical to arctic and see plants and animals along the way. All the exhibits were nicely done.... More 

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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.