Explore eventsNot to be missed at the Insectarium Guided activity - Meet the insects Activity - Insects Inspire Us... unbridled comic strips! Featured insectsFind our featured insects and their fact sheets. Will you be able to spot them when you visit?Orchid praying mantisThis mantis can camouflage itself on the orchids of tropical rainforests. It can be observed in the Great Vivarium.Umtali flower beetleThis Central and South American butterfly has bright colors and ocelli on its wings that scare away its predators.Common morphoNative from the tropical rainforests of Central Africa, this beetle has beautiful metallic colours of blue-purple.What to do at the Insectarium?Insectarium AreasA visit to the Insectarium de Montréal is an unforgettable experience. Every area visited is a step towards a greater appreciation of insects.Discover our insectsThe Insectarium offers the chance to observe its great diversity of insects and arthropods, whether naturalized or live.Tips for visitors to the Montréal InsectariumVisiting the Insectarium? Whether with family or friends, maximize your enjoyment and comfort thanks to these practical tips.4 areas under one roofThe Alcoves, true underground galleriesThe Alcoves of the Insectarium are underground galleries inspired by the habitat of insects, engaging all your senses.Tête-à-TêteExperience an extraordinary one-on-one encounter with some of the twenty or so species present in the Insectarium's vivariums.The DomeDiscover, in a chromatic arrangement, 3000 naturalized specimens gathered in a majestic place of the Insectarium, the Dome.The Great VivariumVisit a unique place in North America where insects are free or partly confined, the Grand Vivarium.Everything you want to know about insectsRequests for entomological informationYou need information on an insect? Contact our experts at the entomological information service.Insects and other arthropodsDiscover the universe of insects: Learn to recognize species and learn about their lifestyles. Questions and Answers Video of Are insects really useful? Are insects really useful? Video of Do all bees produce honey? Do all bees produce honey?