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Montreal Botanical Gardens

4101 Sherbrooke St. E, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
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Along with the Biodôme, the Insectarium and the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, the Botanical Garden is part of the Montréal Space for Life, Canada's largest natural museum science complex and Montreal's top must see attraction.The Montreal Botanical Garden, one of the city's jewels, is recognized as one of the world's greatest botanical gardens. It offers a colourful program of events, exhibitions and activities all year long.With its collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, 10 exhibition greenhouses, Frederic Back Tree House, and more than 20 thematic gardens spread out over 75 hectares, it's also a perfect place to enjoy fresh air and natural beauty. Located just minutes from downtown Montreal, right near the Biodome and Olympic Park, the Montreal Botanical Garden is a living museum of plants from all over the world. You can also enjoy the Insectarium which is on the Garden's site. Have a great visit!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4101 Sherbrooke St. E, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
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Reviewed yesterday

The orchid room was great. Insectarium had great displays. Nice gardens! Roses were not in bloom, but you could see they'll soon be an awesome site.

Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed yesterday

If you like flowers and trees you will be delighted by these Gardens Montreal has so much to offer two tourists and its citizens alike The Botanical Gardens a great way to spend a day and will never disappoint.

Thank davoboy
Reviewed yesterday

The gardens are well kept and beautifully designed. During the flower festival, when the gardeners built amazing tall structures with flowers and plants, it took your breath away. So beautiful! Only point to be improved - the speed at the tickets booth. On a very...More

Thank asbrossard
Reviewed yesterday

Larger than I imagined and has several different parts. One flows into another. The pond and the large fields of flowers were such a treat. An excellent way to spend a couple of hours when visiting Montreal.

Thank SharonWS1982
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on a beautiful Montreal day. The greenhouse exhibits were particularly informative (bonsai exhibit was my favorite). I wish I spent more time at the Alpine Garden and got to explore the arboretum. Unfortunately the Chinese Garden is being renovated but from the looks of...More

Thank setiramm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent views and scenery. Lovely people. One criticism is lack of information on hand by way of maps/ pamphlets. A small comment for otherwise a very worthwhile trip

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We've been to a handful of botanical gardens and this one was nice; however, nothing really stood out. The flowers were not all in bloom (I am sure that is difficult to keep all in bloom given the season, weather, etc.). The exhibits were written...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have visited many botanical gardens over the years, and this one was the least colorful I have seen. There was nothing spectacular and the highlight was walking on a pathway of tree stumps. Not worth the money.

Thank Langley4
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the Botanical Garden during a beautiful day at the peak of peony season. We saw the streams and blooms section, which had masses of colorful peonies and irises planted along a meandering stream. Plantings were also near a pond with shade trees, benches,...More

Thank 442betty
Reviewed 4 days ago

The gardens are absolutely stunning. It is divided into different geographical areas and each are has plants/flowers from that area of the world. A great place to spend an afternoon exploring.

Thank ckphoto
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie has one of Canada's most
prominent Italian communities, with Little Italy
concentrated along the convivial bends of
Saint-Lawrence Boulevard. Known for its fantastic bars
and authentic Italian fare, the domain includes the
Jean-Talon Market, the largest public market in North
America. Open year-round, sunny months see fruit and
vegetable stalls set up outside the main chalet, while
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Ina Z
how long a visitor is likely to spend in the gardens? Is it possible to see everything in one go? Are there any available food outlets available around the gardens?
17 May 2017|
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Response from Hello T | Reviewed this property |
Hello from personal experience and for my love of gardening and spent most of the day there! Also took picnic lunch as there are plenty of places to sit and admire the lovely scenery. Try not to rush your time as you will be... More
What hotels are close to the Botanical Gardens? Is there some mode of transportation with in the gardens?
4 May 2017|
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Response from bananajourney | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about the hotels but the subway is a reaaly easy way to reach the botanical garden from downtown
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Robin H
is the mosaiculture exhibit still able to be seen? I see that there are pictures dated 2013 but none after
9 March 2017|
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Response from Espacepourlavie | Property representative |
Good afternoon Robin, we held the Mosaïcultures exhibition in 2013 only, it will be in the Gatineau region this summer for the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation. This summer, the Garden will host work from... More
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