Biosphere exhibitions

The Biosphere brings you fascinating exhibitions that cover the major environmental issues we face today and will face tomorrow. Come visit our permanent and temporary exhibitions and discover new ways to reduce your ecological footprint.

Temporary exhibitions and displays

Visitors in front of “Water frontiers” an exhibition. In the foreground, a colourful map placed on the floor highlights major Canadian waterways.

Water Frontiers

Water Frontiers, a photography exhibition on the importance and beauty of Canada/US transboundary waters.

View of the first out of 50 giant photographs presented in the outdoor exhibition titled “Oceans”. In background, the path leading to the museum.


Admire the giant photographs in this exhibition which showcase the richness and beauty of the marine environments in Canada.

Naturally Canadian

Naturally Canadian is a temporary photography exhibition presented in the Biosphere’s indoor garden.

View of the artistic display titled “The Killer Net”.

Artistic display: “The Killer Net”

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

General view of the exhibition area in the indoor garden. Paths, benches and plants are visible.

Indoor garden

Take a moment to stop and relax in the indoor garden located at the heart of the museum while learning more about 3 types of Canadian ecosystems.

General view of the Biosphere’s green wall, located close to the museum’s lobby.

Four seasons living wall

A green wall designed for educational purposes that is also a living work of art.

Permanent exhibitions

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 an interactive three-dimensional 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.


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.

Habitats 2067 exhibition hall

Habitats 2067

What are the key principles to design a human-scale neighbourhood? Find inspiration in outstanding Canadian and international projects.

This is not an umbrella exhibition hall

This is not an umbrella

Visit this exhibition to learn about the science behind the weather outside.

Entrance to the interactive laboratory Ecolab


Release your inner budding scientist in our modern, interactive laboratory.

Temporarily closed for renovations.

Giant globe in the plus one degree celcius, What difference does it make? exhibition

+1 °C: What difference does it make

Observe the impacts of a 1° C-rise in temperature on a global scale.

Spaceship Earth exhibition hall

Spaceship Earth

Discover the inspirational vision for sustainable development of Richard Buckminster Fuller, the designer of the Biosphere’s dome.

The United States Pavilion at Expo 67

Echo 67

Witness the environmental and cultural legacy of Expo 67.

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