Biosphere exhibitions

© Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2017

The Biosphere distinguishes itself by its interactive exhibitions which are aimed at increasing understanding of major environmental issues. It talks about topics such as air, water, climate change, sustainable development and more. Visit our permanent and temporary exhibitions to discover new ways to reduce your ecological footprint.

Planet MTL

International award-winning exhibit

© Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2017


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

Echo 67

© Keith Clark, Hamilton, Canada


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.

Lands of inspiration: Years of conservation and enjoyment

© Jacob W. Frank, 2011


From glaciers to deserts, and presidents’ homes to iconic monuments, Lands of inspiration: Years of conservation and enjoyment celebrates the dawn of the second century of existence of the U.S. National Park Service.

Design the Future

NUMIX 2016 Award-Winning Production

© Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2016


The immersive show Design the Future invites you to reconnect with the natural environment around us and grasp the importance of drawing inspiration from nature in order to adapt to climate change. Come enjoy an uplifting multi-sensory experience.

Oceans exhibition

Coming in 2018

© Jeff Rotman,


From ocean to ocean, the Oceans exhibition of giant photographs highlights all the richness and beauty of Canadian marine environments, which are both fragile and relatively unknown.

Habitats 2067

© Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2018


Habitats 2067 takes you on a colourful and interactive journey. Discover how to build futuristic, eco-responsible neighbourhoods inspired by Moshe Safdie’s vision.

This is not an Umbrella: Science and Art of Weather


© Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2018


Weather influences our daily life, our culture and our mood. But do we really understand the science behind the weather? This is not an Umbrella looks at planetary phenomena related to the science of weather.


© Environment Canada, 2013


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

+ 1°C: What difference does it make?

© Environment Canada, 2011


In life-sized videos, scientists answer your questions about one of the great planetary issues of the 21st century: climate change. + 1°C: What difference does it make? will give you the opportunity to observe natural, meteorological and climatic phenomena on a giant interactive globe of the Earth.

Renewable Energy: Time to Decide

© Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2018


The Renewable Energy: Time to Decide exhibit presents the global energy issues of the 21st century. Come discover the technologies behind today’s renewable energies, as well as how they are implemented at municipal and global levels. Come reflect on the question: Is it possible to have a world working 100% on renewable energy by 2050?

Spaceship Earth

© Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2018


Immerse yourself in the world view of Richard Buckminster Fuller, the man who designed the Biosphere’s geodesic dome. An inventor ahead of his time, Fuller popularized the concept of “Spaceship Earth” as a metaphor for the fact that we live on a planet with limited resources. Are you on board?

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