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Tips for visitors to the Biodôme

NOTE TO VISITORS

Given the rapidly changing health situation and in accordance with the directives of the City of Montreal and the Government of Québec, Espace pour la vie announces the temporary closure of its museums. The Biodôme, the Biosphère, the Jardin botanique greenhouses and the Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan will remain close to the public for an indefinite period, while the Insectarium is already closed for work. The Jardin botanique's outdoor gardens will remain open in accordance with current health regulations.

Those who have purchased a ticket for either museum will be contacted and refunded.

Espace pour la vie will keep the public informed of the situation through its social networks.

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Photo: Space for Life (Mathieu Rivard)
Tips for visitors to the Biodôme

Download the mobile application prior to your visit

To be ready to visit the Biodôme upon arrival, it is recommended that you download the mobile application beforehand. The mobile application is available for free on Apple Store and Play Store. It is compatible with iOS and Android mobile platforms.

Minimum supported versions are:

  • Android 6 (Marshmallow)
  • iOS 11

If you don't have a compatible mobile device and wish to visit the Biodôme using the mobile app, go to the Friends of the Biodôme counter to borrow an iPod free of charge (limited quantities). Proof of ID is required for the loan.

* Note that an animal and plant identification guide is also available upon request.

Download the app

Get it on Google Play Download on the App Store

Bring a baby carrier or an umbrella stroller

The use of a baby carrier or umbrella stroller is recommended to make the movement of visitors on the Biodôme's trails and walkways easier. An elevator provides easy access to all levels.

For any other questions, please consult our Questions and Answers section.

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