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Zoo Ecomuseum

#65 of 411 things to do in Montreal Features Animals
21125, chemin Ste-Marie, Montreal, Quebec H9X 3Y7, Canada
+1 514-457-9449
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US$ 13.55*
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The Ecomuseum Zoo is the one and only outdoor zoo on the island of Montreal. It is home to more than 115 species of animals native from Quebec, such as Black Bears, wolves, lynx, eagles, reptiles and amphibians.
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21125, chemin Ste-Marie, Montreal, Quebec H9X 3Y7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three adults and a senior. $62. Felt quite a bit overpriced for what we saw. Signage lacking, and few staff and volunteers to explain the exhibits and how to get the most from our visit. Value was about half of what we paid.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy 20-30 minute drive from the center of Montreal. At a leisurely pace we were able to explore fully in 2.5 hours. The animals are comfortable with visitors, so it gave us the chance to see them up close in a fairly natural setting....More

Thank Catherine2779
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located about 30 minutes west of Montreal. All the animals are from the Saint Lawrence Valley. They are in natural habitats. You stroll through nature while viewing the animals. Beautiful and rewarding.

Thank freedom155032
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a sunny day that quickly turned into a thunderstorm, got absolutely drenched. On the plus side, all the animals came out to cool down in the rain! I saw more active animals that day than the total of every previous zoo visit. Excellent...More

Thank Ged M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Ecomuseum is a nice place to take the kids or go for a walk and enjoy the animals. I really appreciate that they are helping animals in need. We had an enjoyable time looking at the different animals. I'd definitely recommend this if you...More

Thank famtravellin
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We went on a beautiful day, not too hot, which is good, because in higher heat, the animals are hiding in the shade and you won't see many of them. The zoo was nice, with a decent mix of animals, however the pathways were very...More

Thank MarlonRU
emilie_senecal, Responsable relations publiques at Zoo Ecomuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your visit. We're happy to read you had a nice visit. We are currently working on improving the directional signage on-site, in order to help our guests better navigate around the different pathways....More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The location is good, since you don't even have to leave the island. The stuff is great: friendly and very helpfull (they even let me to breastfeed my baby in the back of there office 😊). However, we did not see many animals... maybe we...More

Thank Katherine Z
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Had a WONDERFUL visit here with a small group. Bit of a challenge to find; once you are off the Trans-Canada highway turn left at the T and look for the sign on the right that I missed. Careful, it's a one and one-half lane...More

Thank Robert J S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is great for young children and families. a lot of the animals have been either wounded, relocated and have found a home at the eco museaum... great place to learn about the Montreal Flora and Fauna

Thank carlaredman
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Spent a few hours here, enjoying looking at the various animals in their habitats and the plants. A lot of work went into creating and maintaining this place. The only thing missing is good educational signage with more information than just the name of the...More

Thank karenV6184ZA
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neilasasa
2 August 2017|
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Response from Paul L | Reviewed this property |
Robert J's answer is very appropriate. Avoid very hot - and wet days, and earlier in the daytime also
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Marcele L
16 May 2015|
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Response from emilie_senecal | Property representative |
The way you found seems to be the good one. You can check out the STM's website to obtain a more precise route. Hope it answers your question!
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Debra A
5 May 2015|
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Response from emilie_senecal | Property representative |
Hi Debra, Our entrance prices are $15 per adult and $9 per child (3-15 years old). We are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but our ticket counter closes at 4 p.m. We have complete washrooms available. If you wish to bring your... More
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