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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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“rose garden” (126 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4101 Sherbrooke St. E, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
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Reviewed yesterday

A great mix of permanent beds - perennial, useful, monastic, innovative and more - and special sites created around indigenous, Chinese and Japanese themes. Plus arboretums and ponds that we did have time and energy to explore after a 3 hour visit. Will return next...More

Thank alan1305
Reviewed 2 days ago

I really loved the Botanical Gardens. There is a lot to see and lots of walking. I had been planning on coming to Montreal for several years to see the Chinese Lantern show and I am so glad that I finally made it. It was...More

Thank travmama
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For those who have seen the Bucharest garden in Victoria,BC this is a disappointment. After having travelled so far then paying for the parking separate and entrances separate it was definitely not worth it. You could visit if you seriously have no where else to...More

Thank M Adnan H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful you must go! Even though it's a trek and the Olympic stadium is being rebuilt this is an oasis of calm (apart from some building works in a small part) with a gorgeous cafe serving healthy and tasty food in beautiful surroundings! A...More

Thank SavvySarah2014
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here on the recommendation of friends, who are much keener gardeners than we are. Although it was the end of the season, the herbaceous beds were still impressive, as was the Alpine garden. We enjoyed the Japanese garden with its very good display...More

Thank Joe1949
Reviewed 5 days ago

in Sept 2017, much of the garden was under construction. There were huge areas off limits and behind barricades.

Thank partygirlhe
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had limited time, so I did not get to see it all. It is basically a collection of theme gardens. Given the harsh climate, it was impressive what they have done. Of course, lilies do all right in harsh climates, so that was their...More

Thank F4981JCmichaels
Reviewed 5 days ago

this is a large place with plenty to see so you need to spend 3 hours there. the outside gardens are very pleasant, they have 5 or 6 separate themes and then a large park with all types of trees, a small lake, a japanese...More

Thank Florin_Petrescu
Reviewed 6 days ago

massive disappointment! we took the train and walked up a very tall hill, then paid a high fee to get in to the gardens. Park of the garden was closed- a large part, but the ticket was still the same cost. We wandered and wandered,...More

Thank Matanda28
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to see the Garden of Lights. It was really pretty all lit up at night. Quite the experience. The price was good and it was a nice walk but the bugs were bad at the beginning of the walk but overall it was a...More

Thank mehandcompany
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BronxSteve
19 September 2017|
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Response from lbstricklan | Reviewed this property |
Sunday to Thursday -til 2100 Friday to Saturday-til 2200 It's ends on 31 October 2017. The lanterns are displayed at the Chinese, Japanese and First Nations Gardens. Enjoy!
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Tom J
16 September 2017|
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Response from Geopiggy | Reviewed this property |
Your best option is to take the green line and get off at the Pie IX station. From there, walk up the hill, make a right on Sherbrooke and it's right there. Should take you 10 minutes to walk from the metro station.
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mtown27
8 August 2017|
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Response from 241sheilam | Reviewed this property |
There are shaded areas but you won't be able to stay in the shade all the time to tour the place. There is a mini bus that goes around the park, it picks up passengers at the entrance only I think. It has a canopy but the... More
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