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Biosphere

160 Tour-de-l'Isle | Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal, Quebec H3C 4G8, Canada
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Built to house the U.S. pavilion at the 1967 World Fair, this dome has numerous interactive presentations designed to promote the importance of water resources.
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160 Tour-de-l'Isle | Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal, Quebec H3C 4G8, Canada
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"climate change"
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"parc jean drapeau"
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"environmental issues"
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"geodesic dome"
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"renewable energy"
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"interesting structure"
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"world fair"
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"environmental science"
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"world expo"
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"yellow line"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"observation deck"
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"great for kids"
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"kids and adults"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived right at 10am when the facility opened and had most exhibits to ourselves or with limited other people. Very hands on activities in all areas (looking in microscopes, playing with climate, a 360 degree movie with fog and snow...). Lots of interaction for...More

Thank Janine P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped here to take pictures during our drive by Montreal on our “Out East Tour”. I had been here 50 years before, in 1967, at Expo 67 when I was a teenager and really wanted to see it again. We were...More

Thank Barb P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple hours here with my museum loving 19yr old son. I was bored. He was mildly entertained. It was expensive, $32 for the two of us. It looks cool, the dome structure, but I could have passed.

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

It was three of us who visited the Biosphere this past Thursday: my 7 year old daughter, 17 year old son and myself. I was expecting the fun interactives we saw there in the past when my now teenage son was little, particularly water games...More

Thank Ilya S
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This place had a good mix of self-guided exhibits and presentations. Definitely worth a visit. I also liked that they had a section looking at the role the building played during Expo 67

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Quite the engineering feat but the price to go in was too steep in order to justify going in. Bottom line - too expensive.

1  Thank Wayne G
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Not great for little kids, fortunately this was included with the fetes de neige. Otherwise it would have been a complete rip off. The science centre is better for kids 5 and 7. Even without them I found the exhibits a little dry.

Thank Cowboy_Buddha
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This attraction is informative if you are interested in weather patterns or the World Fair of 1967. Other than those two things there is no reason to visit. I would not go again. The biosphere was an enclosed unit many years ago but then a...More

1  Thank BeckyPoff
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

An interesting site with an even more interesting history, the important part is the information provided on the environment and the way we need to move forward in the future. While there wasn’t as many exhibits as I thought there would be the ones that...More

Thank SG1Lincoln40
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

The Biosphere in Montréal is visually cool. The Biosphere has an interior structure surrounding by a sphere of scaffolding. It doesn’t seem like much but the visuals from a distance and up close are amazing at night. The Biosphere is definitely worth a look from...More

Thank Matteo A
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The islands of Saint-Helene and Notre-Dame together
make up the anchored fabric of Parc Jean-Drapeau. The
mostly man-made grounds were built to be the site of
the 1967 World's Fair, and the chiefly car-free space
still retains its inherited carnival character. A
wonderland of foliage and flora awaits at the Jardins
des Floralies, with its expanse of pond-marked
wetlands making it perfect for hiking, nature walks,
...More
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