The Biosphere Environment Museum

Come visit the Biosphere, the only environment museum in North America! Exploring themes related to meteorology, climate, and water and air quality, the museum offers scientific exhibitions and guided activities designed to give visitors a better understanding of environmental issues and raise their awareness of the importance of making environmentally responsible choices.

City of the future

© Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2015

Architectural masterpiece and symbol of Expo 67, the Biosphere is a unique and spectacular structure, located at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montréal.

Narwhal: An Extraordinary Tusk

The Biosphere on Saturday, Sept. 9 for two presentations (1:00 PM and 3:00 PM)

Join explorer, Dr. Martin Nweeia, one of the world’s foremost experts on narwhal tusks. He’s also a practicing dentist and a clinical instructor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. In partnership with the U.S. Consulate General in Montreal, Dr. Nweeia will talk about why the narwhal tusk is one of the strangest teeth in the world and what it’s like to wade into the arctic waters of Canada’s Northwest Territories with Inuit guides to get a closer look at the real-life unicorn of the sea.

Family day organized by the Quebec Lung Association

At the Biosphere on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This second edition of “Les merveilles du cerf-volant” will also be an opportunity to raise awareness of asthma and allergies and respiratory problems, which affect a very high number of children. Join the fun and participate in one of our kite-making workshops, where visitors will delight in seeing the kites soar into the sky. Health professionals will also be on hand to provide information and answer questions.

Youth Leadership program - Mission Atmosphere

New

This program, offered in French and English, will take youth from 14 to 17 years old who are interested in atmospheric science on an extraordinary adventure.

Planet MTL

New

Planet MTL

© Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2017

Montreal, an innovative, dynamic, culturally rich and festive metropolis in Quebec, is facing major challenges. During your visit, a three-dimensional interactive model and a breathtaking 360° fresco will also immerse you in the heart of Montreal and the issues it faces.

For more information, please visit our Planet MTL page.

Echo 67

New

Echo 67

© Keith Clark, Hamilton, Canada, 1967

Echo 67 presents the environmental and cultural legacy of Expo 67. Pictures, stories, anecdotes and artifacts from the event will make older visitors nostalgic and inspire younger ones.

For more information, please visit our Echo 67 page.

Naturally Canadian

New

Naturally Canadian

© Paul PG / 500px, 2016

Discover Canada through the lens of Canadian photographers. Iconic landscapes, biodiversity, oceans and the Far North are displayed in an exceptional outdoor photo exhibit.

For more information, please visit our Naturally Canadian page.

Eyes on the Arctic

New

© Michelle Valberg, 2011

The United States and Canada have been working together for 150 years to protect and develop the Arctic. Discover Arctic residents’ extraordinary way of life and the common environmental challenges we face.

For more information, please visit the Eyes on the Arctic Web page.

Recognition for the Design the Future immersive show

NUMIX 2016 Award-Winning Production

Design the Future

© Idées au cube, 2016

Design the Future, the 360-degree immersive show presented at the Biosphere, earned 1st prize for a museum production in the Cultural Production (Production culturelle) category at the 2016 NUMIX Gala. It was created in collaboration with the Idées au cube inc. production company. For the past seven years, awards recognizing the creativity of Quebec’s digital media producers have been presented at the Prix NUMIX Gala event.

Visitors can enjoy this immersive and multisensory experience in the installation currently set up at the Biosphere. For more information, please visit the Design the Future Web page.

This is not an Umbrella : Science and Art of Weather

This is not an Umbrella

© Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2016

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.

For more information, please visit our This is not an Umbrella page.

A Degree of Change

A Degree of Change

© Environment and Climate Change Canada

Global warming or climate change? These two closely related phenomena are still not well understood. A new presentation will demystify this issue of global importance. You’ll learn about the current repercussions of global warming and climate change, but also about creative, proactive steps communities can take to adapt to and mitigate the effects.

For more information, please visit our Programming page.

A Dose of Vitamin N

© Environment and Climate Change Canada

Nature has a healing power for humans, thanks to its many positive impacts on our lives. When we become disconnected from it, we develop nature deficit disorder. As a result, our physical and psychological health and our relationships to our families and the environment all suffer. This presentation, which will be given in the Biosphere’s indoor garden, will make you think about your daily dose of “Vitamin N”--are you getting enough?

For more information, please visit our Programming page.

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