Biodome Montreal

The Biodome is one of four science facilities operated by the Space for Life Foundation

Please not that the Montreal Biodome is temporarily closed for improvements. It is expected to reopen in December 2019.

Inside the Montreal Biodome
Inside the Montreal Biodome cc licensed photo by dbrooksNY

The Montreal Biodome is a space where visitors can explore a total of four different eco-systems found in North and South America in a comfortable indoor setting. It offers visitors a fun and interesting way to explore the bio-diversity that makes up our planet's eco-system.

The four exhibits are the Tropical Forest, a reproduction of a South American rain forest; the Laurentian Forest which simulates a North American wilderness, the Saint Lawrence Marine Eco-system which models the habitat of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence estuary; and the Polar exhibits which introduce visitors to both the Arctic and Antarctica.

The exhibits are real - not just dioramas. They are filled with real plants and wildlife from the regions they represent. Think of it as a very large themed aquarium and zoo all in one with a controlled climate that even follows the seasons. The result truly is a memorable experience which explains why the Biodome attracts close to one million visitors every year.

The Biodome was first opened in 1992 inside a large stadium located in adjacent to Olympic Stadium. The stadium was originally built to house the Velodrome during the 1976 Olympic Summer Games. Renovations to convert it into the Biodome began in 1989.

Both adults and children are sure to be left with fond memories of their visit to this popular Montreal attraction.

Nearby attractions: Olympic Stadium and Montreal Tower and Montreal Botanical Garden

Facts For Your Visit

Official Website: Biodôme

Fee: Yes

Closed Now

Regular Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Category: Aquariums

Address: 4777 Avenue Pierre de Coubertin
Montreal, QC H1V 1B3
Canada

Phone: +1 514-868-3000

Reviews

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
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4 Star Rating [LOCATION] - 3/5 Located on Avenue Pierre-De Coubertin and Rue Viau. Paid parking is available for $19.00. There weren't any less expensive options because... Read More

Cara C. Feb-26-2018

3 Star Rating Something different to do if you are looking for an indoor activity in Montreal that does not revolve around eating or drinking. The Biodome has four... Read More

Sara B. Jan-10-2018

4 Star Rating Millions of dollars were spent building this stadium for the 1976 Olympics...rather than letting it rot into a rust bucket, someone brilliantly converted... Read More

Chun P. Dec-20-2017

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Directions

Metro Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Line 1 - GreenStation Viau3 Minutes

How to get to Biodôme by Metro

By Metro: Take Metro Line 1 to Station Viau and exit the station to your right. You will see the Biodome straight ahead just past the bus loop.

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