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Montreal Botanical Garden

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Along with the Biodome (closed for renovations until spring 2020) , the Insectarium and the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, the Botanical Garden is part of the Montreal Space for Life, Canada's largest natural museum science complex and Montreal's top...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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4101 Sherbrooke St. E, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to be to enjoy the beauty of nature from green grass to beautifu flowers and an array of gorgeoous gardens where many chose to get married. Simply romantic.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Susan L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the best time to visit is during the Spring/Summer. There were a lot of section that were not in bloom. Overall I enjoyed my experience. I would definitely come back again.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kendra R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked on the back side of the park for free! It does mean walking the entire distance through the arboretum, but well worth the stroll. Our mission was to see the Chinese lanterns, which never disappoints. They are most spectacular at night. It's far...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SusanVT802
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens were spectacular. Visited on a blustery fall day. The botanical gardens did not disappoint. Great place to spend an afternoon.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank dawoodwoman
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a garden lover, this is a must to visit in the heart of Montreal City. A wonderful to see on the month of October.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited during the during the light festival. We were able to visit the park during the day and then the light festival in the evening on one ticket (ie: we only paid once for both attractions). The light festival ticket is on a time...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TrishB513
Reviewed 1 week ago

At first, I didn't see the point in going to the Botanical Garden the last weekend of October, but we decided to go anyway. As expected, the roses had already been pruned, the arboretum was closed for the season, and many of the plants were...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to visit even though it's a bit off the beaten path. Themed gardens like the Chinese and Japanese gardens are especially popular given their photogenic buildings and water features, Indigenous garden also a treat. Greenhouses are always immersive and especially well-appreciated in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank kuroiTenshi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the festival of lights, it was an amazing and immersive experience. The Japanese garden made me feel as though I had left Montreal and was under mt. Fuji the Chinese garden was beautiful as well. A complete experience with delicious matcha cookies...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank AngelikaTravels2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We happened to be in Montreal during the Garden of Light show. They have incredible lanterns on display throughout the outdoor gardens. There are 10 green houses that one can easily get lost wandering through. The last one we found was decorated pumpkins! Just adorable....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie has one of Canada's most
prominent Italian communities, with Little Italy
concentrated along the convivial bends of
Saint-Lawrence Boulevard. Known for its fantastic bars
and authentic Italian fare, the domain includes the
Jean-Talon Market, the largest public market in North
America. Open year-round, sunny months see fruit and
vegetable stalls set up outside the main chalet, while
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lsokm
We will be in Montreal on Oct 30 & 31. I'm a little confused about the tickets for the Botanical gardens and the Garden of Lights. If we buy a timed ticket for the Garden of Lights -- let's say at 6:30 ( they start at 5:30)-- Do we need to also buy a separate admission to the Botanical Gardens or does ticket to Garden of Lights cover both entrance fees? Website for Botanical Gardens says hours on the 2 days we will be there are 9 am to 9 pm. We were thinking about getting to the gardens around 4:30, touring the gardens and then going to the Garden of Lights around 6:30 or 7:00 assuming it will be dark by then. Another question is that Oct 31 is the last day for Garden of Lights and is Halloween. Since we have a choice of Oct 30 or 31, which night would you suggest going to there? Thanks for your help
October 7, 2019|
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Response from SueT0826 | Reviewed this property |
No, the entrance fee includes the gardens, greenhouse and lights show. 6:30pm is a good time for the end of Oct. I was just there and went to the 7pm showing which was a great time since it was dark enough to enjoy the light... More
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Response from MrMCNY | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 3 miles away, right next to Olympic Stadium. You can get there by subway, which is a short walk through Old Montréal.
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Response from Pages-Daddy | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $20 Canadian or about $15US for adults. Well worth it. It was breathtaking. Kids were about $10 Canadian, $8US. Under 5 free I believe.
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