Biosphère

160 ch. Tour de-l'Isle
Montreal, QC H3C 4G8- Map It
(514) 283-5000

AAA Editor Notes

Biosphère is at 160 ch. Tour de-l'Isle on Île Ste-Hélène (M: Jean-Drapeau). This geodesic structure, the largest building of its kind in the world, reproduces more than three-fourths of a sphere and was originally constructed to house the U.S. pavilion at Expo 67. Inside, a museum features interactive exhibits and live presentations delving into environmental issues, including those pertaining to the atmosphere as well as to natural resources and their consumption. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$15; $12 (ages 65+); $10 (students with ID); free (ages 0-17).
Hours: Daily 10-5, June-Oct.; Wed.-Sun. 10-5, rest of year. Closed Dec. 23-Jan. 14 and all major holidays.