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Built to house the U.S. pavilion at the 1967 World Fair, this dome has numerous interactive presentations designed to promote the importance of water resources.
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160 Tour-de-l'Isle | Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal, Quebec H3C 4G8, Canada
Parc Jean-Drapeau
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Two girl friends and I were in Montreal for a weekend trip and were incredibly interested in all the activities the Biosphere had to offer. There are a number of hands-on activities; including a panoramic movie, a mock-lab to do experiments, and a number of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

a great spot to visit young and old. took my daughter there to take professional photos. beautiful :)

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot to read and a lot to learn here. Some really interesting areas focusing on topics including pollution, weather, energy and a great exhibit on Montreal and what is happening in the city in an effort to combat current environmental issues. You...More

Thank memee08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Site is educational and a great option for kids. There are a variety of hands-on activities and talks for all ages.

Thank JackieBG7
Reviewed 13 September 2018

If you're a fan of Buckminster Fuller, this was one of his ideas and it has an interesting history as the US Pavilion in the 1967 World's Fair. Exhibits inside are devoted to environmental issues and it is impressive to see how seriously Canada regards...More

Thank CAZ485
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Environmental issues is the main theme of this museum. Lots of hands on things to do. The 20 minute film with misty rain and snow was certainly different. Lab with microscopes and quiz sheet to analyse air and water pollution. Spread over numerous floors access...More

Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We loved the place and the activities. But I must remark that, for a museum that enphazises the social responsibility with nature, food and trash proceedures, it was amazing to notice that the only option for food in the place is a vending machine with...More

Thank ClaudiaFerreira39
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

From a architectural and design perspective this is one of the most original and cool buildings I have ever visited. However while the internal and external garden were lovely, the exhibits were mediocre and I was kind of hoping for more content. The staff were...More

Thank Liberal J
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Visited the Biosphere and Environmental Museum with whole family (kids 8, 10, and 13). We really enjoyed the guided activities: nature walk; vitamin N; one degree of a change. The rest of the exhibits were ok; a lot of text to read. You can easily...More

Thank JosephA076
Reviewed 26 August 2018

For me this is a 3 Star activity, but my teenage son says "give it a 4". You will want to learn what this structure what first created for, after that they say they have 7 exhibits, but for us at least 4 were kind...More

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Parc Jean-Drapeau
The islands of Saint-Helene and Notre-Dame together
make up the anchored fabric of Parc Jean-Drapeau. The
mostly man-made grounds were built to be the site of
the 1967 World's Fair, and the chiefly car-free space
still retains its inherited carnival character. A
wonderland of foliage and flora awaits at the Jardins
des Floralies, with its expanse of pond-marked
wetlands making it perfect for hiking, nature walks,
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