The Biosphere: launch of the 2018-2019 programming


Details on the 2018-2019 programming


From coast to coast to coast, Canada boasts the longest coastline in the world, connecting the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic oceans. This exhibition of giant photographs highlights the richness and beauty of Canada’s fragile and little known marine environments.

Lands of inspiration — years of conservation and enjoyment

From glaciers to deserts, and presidents’ homes to iconic monuments, U.S. National Park Service lands include wild and natural areas and sites rich in history. This temporary photo exhibition celebrates the inauguration of the U.S. National Park Service’s second century. It is presented in collaboration with the U.S. Consulate General Montreal and with the assistance of the U.S. National Park Service.

+1°c: what difference does it make?

Scientists answer this and other questions about climate change. You will also see natural climatic and meteorological phenomena on a giant interactive globe of the Earth.

Renewable energy: time to decide

In the exhibition, discover the many technologies of renewable energy production and try them out with interactive modules.

Echo 67

Fifty million people passed through the turnstiles of the World Expo and 800 unique buildings were erected for the occasion to embellish the Montréal landscape. Fifty years later, Echo 67 looks back at the environmental and cultural legacy of the international fair. Pictures, testimonials and artifacts from the era will make older visitors nostalgic and inspire younger ones.

Habitats 2067

This exhibit focuses on the futuristic and ecofriendly neighbourhoods envisioned in the 1960s by Moshe Safdie, the architect of Habitat 67, which offer quality of life in an urban environment.


Use the interactive and modern laboratory to test your hypothesis about which is worse between air or water pollution.

Planet MTL

2017 Summit Emerging Media Visionary Award
Montréal, an innovative, dynamic, culturally rich and festive metropolis, is facing major challenges. With an interactive model of the city, manage snowstorms, daily traffic jams, international events and environmental projects.

Design the future

Numix 2016Award-Winning Production
Immerse yourself in nature and discover how future technologies draw their inspiration from the natural environment in order to fight climate change. This immersive show is presented on a 360 degree panoramic screen.

Spaceship earth

Learn about the man who designed the Biosphere’s geodesic dome, Richard Buckminster Fuller, and his vision for the future.

This is not an umbrella

Gutenberg Award 2017
Discover many different aspects of the weather, the unpredictable planetary phenomena that it creates, and the role of today’s meteorologists.

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