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South Shore Bike Link closed Saturday August 19 Beach closed Saturday, August 19 Take the subway! Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve closed Aquatic Complex closed for the 2017 season South Shore Bike Link closed Saturday August 19
 

South Shore Bike Link closed Saturday August 19

August 19, 2017

The South Shore Bike Link and the Route Verte on Île Notre‑Dame will be closed on Saturday, August 19 and will be accessible to cyclists Sunday, August 20. The cycling links and the portion of the Route Verte on St. Helens' Island that connects Jacques‑Cartier Bridge and Concorde Bridge are not affected by this closure.

Beach closed Saturday, August 19

August 19, 2017

The Jean‑Doré Beach is closed Saturday, August 19, due to the Guns N' Roses concert. The beach will open on Sunday morning as usual.

Take the subway!

July 25 to September 4, 2017

The number of parking spaces is limited at the Parc due to the Enhancement and Development work. It is therefore strongly recommended you take the subway to get to Parc Jean‑Drapeau.

Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve closed

July 25 to August 20, 2017

The Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve will again be accessible to pedestrians and cyclists on August 21. During the closure of Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve, cyclists and pedestrians that want to get to Jean‑Doré Beach will have to take the Route Verte or the free 767 shuttle from the Jean‑Drapeau subway station.

Aquatic Complex closed for the 2017 season

January 1st to December 31, 2017

Due to construction work near the Aquatic Complex, it will be closed to public and athletes for the 2017 season. Swimmers will still be able to come enjoy the water at Parc Jean‑Drapeau this summer at Jean‑Doré Beach.

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
Biosphère, Environment Museum

Biosphère, Environment Museum

Housing the United States pavilion during the Expo 67 world's fair, this architectural masterpiece was designed by noted American architect Buckminster Fuller.

The Biosphère is a unique and spectacular site, located in the heart of Montreal at Parc Jean-Drapeau. Visit its educational exhibitions to get a better understanding of major environmental issues: air, water, biodiversity, climate change, sustainable development, and much more.

You can also take part in its animated activities and special events to learn about the solutions available to you in daily life to protect the environment.

Scientific animated activities

  • A Degree of Change
  • A Dose of Vitamin N
  • TIC-TAC-TOX
  • Outside, a whole new world!

Outdoors Activity

Schedule

June 1st to September 30, 2017
Every day 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
October 1st to December 17, 2017
Wednesday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Please note that the admission closes at 4:15 p.m.
  • La Biosphère, Environment Museum, is closed on the following dates:
    • December 18, 2017 to January 12, 2018
    • On statutory holidays

2017 Rates

Adults $15
Seniors (65 years and over) $12
Students (18 years and over) $10
17 years and under Free
  • Please note that receiving groups is no longer part of the services offered by the Biosphere.
  • Rates are shown as a guide only and are subject to change without notice.
  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.

Photos

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Video

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