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Slow Traffic on Chemin Macdonald this week

October 15-26, 2018

Due to work on Chemin Macdonald, traffic is expected to be slow between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., on October 15‑26, 2018. A section of the road will be reduced to one lane on which vehicles will be able to circulate alternately.

Detour of the Route Verte on the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve

October 2 to November 15, 2018

Due to construction work in the Floralies Gardens, a portion of the bike path (Route Verte) is closed to cyclists. A detour on the circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is effective.

Slow Traffic on Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve

September 25 to November 23, 2018

Due to construction work, the width of Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve will be reduced to one lane along the paddocks. Motorists and cyclists will have to share the road on this segment until November 23.

Plan your trip and avoid unpleasant surprises by consulting often the important notices or the schedule of activities and events that are of interest to you.

Parc Jean-Drapeau
A bit of history

A bit of history

The majestic Parc Jean-Drapeau site is steeped in history: its discovery, development and expansion, the 1967 World's Fair and its Man and His World theme, the 1976 Summer Olympics, the opening of Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve for the staging of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, the first festival on the parterre of île Sainte-Hélène, and much more!

In this section, you will find the history of Parc Jean-Drapeau, including its notable events and photo archives.

Stay tuned to learn all about Montréal's rich heritage!


Memory album

Purchase the novel memory album that traces the evolution of Parc Jean‑Drapeau.


Expo 67

The World Expo of 1967 at Parc Jean‑Drapeau welcomed 62 participating nations and over 50 million people who visited numerous pavilions, which had the theme Man and His World.

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A beach in Montréal

In 2015 for the 25th, the Beach of Parc Jean‑Drapeau is renamed as a tribute to the mayor of the time who initiated and directed to the project: Jean Doré. But how did this project come about?

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Biosphere

Before becoming an Environment museum, Buckminster Fuller's Biosphere had several vocations. Discover the story!

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Aquatic Complex

Previously named the Chalet des Baigneurs, then the Pavillon des Baigneurs, Parc Jean‑Drapeau's Aquatic Complex has had various vocations over the years.

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The Olympic Basin and the Montreal Olympic Games

Although the name suggests it, many do not know that the Olympic Basin was built to serve the canoe competitions and rowing during the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal.

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Public consultation on the future of parc Jean-Drapeau

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