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“Cute, amusing - very crowded”

Biodome de Montreal
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$92.94*
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$18.37*
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Montreal Tower Observatory Admission plus Optional Ticket to the Biodome
Ranked #18 of 407 things to do in Montreal
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 !
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
North Hampton, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
“Cute, amusing - very crowded”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

The Biodome is a great place to visit in Montreal during the Winter when the weather prevents most outdoor activities. We went on a Saturday so it was very crowded with families who tend not to pay attention to their children. Still, the exhibits were attractive and well-maintained.

Visited February 2013
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Watford UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“A wonderful visit.”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

Great exhibits, the food was reasonable, and it was warm after a walk round the Botanical Gardens! You don't need long, a couple of hours, so buy a ticket for all 3 attractions: Gardens, Olympic Tower, and Biodome. We visited 2 and could have easily fitted in all three. Excellent metro service there too from city centre.

Visited October 2012
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Happy Valley Goose Bay, NL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nice way to spend a couple hours”
Reviewed February 16, 2013

Liked the place, but thought there were more animals. The penguins was our favorite part of the biodome, it's nice to be there at their feeding time. I wouldn't reccomend adding the garden and insectarium in the winter time, wasn't much to see, but then again we were on the go for days before everyday touring Montreal so all I wanted to do by that point was sit and rest my feet. But it's very informative and they have nice staff.

Visited February 2013
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Alcove, Quebec
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fun day”
Reviewed February 11, 2013

Nice day, very fun! Love the big aquarium with the sturgeons. Short to visit though..you wont spend all day. It takes maybe 1 hour to visit.

Visited February 2013
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Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Love this place”
Reviewed February 11, 2013

I love wildlife and animals so I totally enjoyed the biodome. It's a little pricy but totally worth it when you realize the maintenance they need to do to keek that place going. Would go back for sure, need to see

Visited March 2012
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