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Montreal Insectarium

4581 rue Sherbrooke Est | Included With Teh Botanical Garden, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
+1 514-872-1400
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Along with the Biodôme, the Botanical Garden and the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, the Insectarium is part of the Montréal Space for Life, Canada's largest natural museum science complex and Montreal's top must see attraction. Packages available. When you visit the Insectarium, you'll plunge into an unknown and fascinating universe.Whatever your age, you'll be astounded by the incomparable adaptations and surprising behaviour of insects, the champions of nature. The Montreal Insectarium, which is considered one of the largest insect museums in North America and a favourite of children If you have some extra time your young children won't want to miss our play and discovery area, the BuzzGround. Welcome to the Montreal Insectarium! The entrance fee gives also acces to the Botanical Garden.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4581 rue Sherbrooke Est | Included With Teh Botanical Garden, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
+1 514-872-1400
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although the Insectarium has some interesting exhibits and displays, you get through both floors quite quickly. It was also very crowded and very loud (lots of campers) when we visited. Combining a visit with some of the other things in the area (avoid the Planetarium)...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We were there on a day when it was swarming with school kids. They really seemed to enjoy this part of their garden visit. It is part of the combined ticket with the gardens. Unless you are an entomologist, you won’t spend a lot of...More

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was way better than the biodome! I didn't expect to enjoy this visit so much considering it's bugs. There was so much to see! So many different bugs from all over the world ranging from the pretty to the ugly. They also had an...More

Thank Adrianna F
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a bit full and hard to see everything when we were there, but it's quite an impressive collection there!

Thank World-Trip-Diaries
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place was so impressive. The displays were beautiful and full of interesting info, the staff were super friendly and enthusiastic, and the opportunity to try food made with bugs should not be missed. The falafel was very good. The rice crispie squares with whole...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place as part of our day at The Biodome. It was a very neat place. I loved how where were live insects through the place for you to see. The leaf cutter ants were by far the coolest thing ever! My kids...More

Thank MrsTiffanyHart
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 5 year old loved the museum of insects, whereas I have appreciated the chance to taste some cooked insect, something I have not done before (and probably will not do again, but it was quite an experience). A living anthill and lots of other...More

Thank Ekaterina M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a nice mix of static displays and live insects, very informative and entertaining, we highly enjoyed it. We waited to eat here because of a huge line at biodome. I will warn you, the insectarium cafe is not next to the insectarium it...More

Thank Aegir101
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, and I have been to a few. This was not in league with Houston's, and a few other Tx. Cities. They only have butterflies in Spring. I would suggest a interactive presentation by an expert.c

Thank Bettina H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I moved close to the Planetarium and decided to check it out. The presentations were informative, incredibly well filmed and the theatre was extremely comfortable. I did feel a bit like being back in school but the Planetarium is about science so that only makes...More

Thank malbruMontreal
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