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Biosphère

Things to do at the Parc

The Biosphère: a museum committed to the environment

As a museum entirely devoted to the links between society and the environment, the Biosphère's mission is to raise citizen awareness, action, and engagement on significant environmental issues in favor of the socio-ecological transition.

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 Montréal at Parc Jean-Drapeau.

This is a place where curious minds can learn about the major environmental issues of our time and explore ways to address them. Broaden your perspectives on the environment with the Biosphère's exhibitions, and activities.

Awaken the ecocitizen slumbering inside you!

Schedule

Friday, December 9, 2022

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Rates

To buy tickets, visit the official website.

  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.
    • The best way to come to the Parc Jean-Drapeau: active transportation or subway!

Photo credits

Here is the credit for the photos displayed on this page.

Mélanie Dusseault, Espace pour la vie 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
La Biosphère, Musée de l'environnement (ECCC) 1

Learn more

To obtain more details concerning the exhibitions, the activities or for any request for information, do not hesitate to contact the Biosphere staff.

Mobility

Getting to Biosphère, Environment Museum

To make it easier to get around, here is the exact location of the Biosphere at Parc Jean-Drapeau posted on Google Maps.

Jean-Drapeau Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located on Île Sainte-Hélène, in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. To get to the Parc easily and quickly, the subway is still the best way to go!

River shuttle

During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can use the river shuttle as a means of transportation, from the Vieux-Port de Montréal (Jacques-Cartier pier) and the city of Longueuil.

Users can also bring along their bikes and they have access to a network of cycling paths at each stop.

STM shuttle

Two STM shuttles provide a connection between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and various attractions:

To find out about STM shuttle routes and schedules, click here.

Bike

The Parc is one of the few places where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike: simply take the bike paths of the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the Concorde Bridge or the Bike link.

Walking

People can enjoy many of the cycling paths to get to or pass through the Parc Jean-Drapeau, either running or walking.

With more than 25 kilometres of trails and pathways, the Parc is a pleasant spot for hiking, all year round.

Parking

Motorists can get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by taking the Jacques Cartier Bridge or the Concorde Bridge.

Nearby parking areas: P10, P11

Taxibus service

You can reserve a taxi for your travels at the Parc by using a valid STM transport fare (ticket or OPUS card).

Schedule

September 3 to June 23
Monday to Sunday 6:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.
  • The service is not offered on statutory holidays

Reservation

You need to reserve 30 minutes beforehand whenever you want to use this service : 514 273-6331 or online form

Taxibus stops

Métro Jean-Drapeau, Athletes' Quarters, La Ronde, Espace Paddock, Pavillon du Canada, Pavillon des Services and Pavillon de la Tunisie.

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