The Biosphere: celebrations and updated programming

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Discover this iconic museum located in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. The Biosphere offers innovative programming! Explore green technologies, interactive exhibits, science activities, and outdoor self‑guided tours, and learn about today’s major environmental issues. Through its entertaining approach, the Biosphere’s programming inspires change in your daily life!

Naturally Canadian: Canada’s natural heritage

Discover the four corners of Canada through the lens of Canadian photographers. This exhibit features iconic landscapes, biodiversity, the oceans, and the Far North, in giant photos that display Canada’s nature and beauty.

Planet MTL: an environmental look at this vast urban ecosystem

Montréal, a sustainable, attractive and resilient city? Take part in this unforgettable experience as an interactive three-dimensional model and 360˚ projection testify to Montréal’s connection to nature on its 375th anniversary.

Echo 67: 50 years later

On the 50th anniversary of the 1967 International and Universal Exposition, ECHO 67 presents a look back on the event that marked the centennial of Canadian Confederation. The exhibition examines the environmental heritage of this international festival rooted in the landscape of the city of Montréal.

Habitats 2067: building future neighbourhoods

Through a colourful and interactive journey, discover how to build futuristic, community‑oriented, and eco-responsible neighbourhoods inspired by the vision of Moshe Safdie, the architect of Habitat 67.

Eyes on the Arctic

The United States and Canada have been joining forces for 150 years to protect and develop the Arctic. This temporary exhibit, presented in collaboration with the United States Mission to Canada and the Consulate General of the United States in Montréal, will introduce you to the extraordinary way of life of Arctic residents and the common environmental challenges we face!

This is not an Umbrella: Science and Art of Weather

Weather influences our daily life, our culture, and our mood! But do we really understand the science behind the weather? This amazing exhibit looks at planetary phenomena related to the science of weather.

Design the Future

Let yourself be guided by nature through this immersive show that transports you on a sensory journey! This unique experience will thrill you by evoking moments from your childhood to today. See the importance of taking cues from nature to ensure that we adapt to climate change.

Land of Experience

Parc Jean-Drapeau and Montréal en Histoires present two unique virtual reality experiences. Use the virtual reality headsets to discover the pavilions of the great 1967 International and Universal Exposition, and time-travel to 2019 by visiting the new natural amphitheatre on Saint Helen’s Island and major events at Parc Jean-Drapeau.

TIC-TAC-TOX

Since you are an experienced researcher, the Biosphere needs you. Your mandate: Determine whether air pollution is more harmful to the environment than water pollution. Ready, set, go!

+ 1°C : What difference does it make?

Through life-sized video presentations, scientists will answer your questions about one of the major issues facing our planet in the 21st century: climate change. Come observe natural, weather, and climate phenomena on a giant and interactive earth globe.

Renewable Energy: Time to Decide

Is it possible for the world to work entirely on renewable energy? Come discover the different renewable energy technologies, and try them out in the interactive modules!

Spaceship Earth

The resources on planet Earth are limited . . . Do we have a planet B? If not, do we have a plan B? Learn about the man who designed the Biosphere’s geodesic dome, Richard Buckminster Fuller, and his vision of the future.

Scientific Animations

With whom do we share our urban environment? What is climate change? What specific actions can I take? You will explore these topics with experienced and entertaining guides through animated games, discussions, and nature walks. Learn more about some major environmental issues of the 21st century!

For more information

Email: ec.info-biosphere-info-biosphere.ec@canada.ca
Telephone: 514-283-5000 or 1-855-773-8200 (toll free)


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