The Biosphere

The institution fosters a dialogue between science, culture, social innovation and the environment since 1995. As the only environment museum in North America, the Biosphere's mission is to raise citizen awareness, action, and engagement in environmental issues. The museum offers a dozen exhibits and guided activities.

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Information on COVID-19

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Biosphere is closed until further notice.

We are closely monitoring the situation and will update the public of any changes regarding our activities.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

The Biosphere lights up like a rainbow

A ray of hope during these difficult times.

Artistic display: “The Killer Net”

Artist Adriano Souras demonstrates the impact of plastic pollution in our oceans.

The Biosphere unveiled its 2019-2020 programming last summer.

Features

Top view of the “Planet MTL” exhibition hall and its interactive model.

Planet MTL

Dive into the heart of Montréal and view the challenges it faces through a three-dimensional interactive model and 360-degree fresco.

Overview of the MTL+ main exhibition hall with its colourful panels and, in the background, a special area dedicated to scientific animations.

MTL+

Exhibit about the changes architects envision for some of Montreal’s major infrastructure in 50 years’ time. Each project is a plus for society and a plus for the environment.

Excerpt of the immersive show Design the future

Design the future

This immersive show will open your eyes to the importance of adapting to climate change by taking our cues from nature.

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