Biosphere general information

Visiting hours

Visiting hours

From 1 June to November 30, 2018
(every day)
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

From December 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019
(Wednesday to Sunday)
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission to the museum stops at 4:15

Closed from December 24, 2018 to January 15, 2019
Closed on statutory holidays

Image of the Biosphere and the Parc Jean-Drapeau
Entrance fees

Entrance fees (taxes not included)

Adults: $15
Seniors (65 and older): $12
Students (18 and older): $10
Youth (17 and under): free

  • 25% discount on presentation of an entrance fee from Stewart Museum
  • Discount for visitors with Montréal Museums passes, Accès Montréal card or Cultural Access Pass
  • A 20% discount on the price of admission for one adult when proof of purchase of admission for one adult to the Aquatic Complex is provided from May 19 to September 3, 2018 inclusively

Please note that the Biosphere no longer admits organized groups.

Fees and visiting hours are subject to change without notice.

Other fees: paid parking

Please visit the Parc Jean-Drapeau website for more information.

Access pass

Montréal Museums Passes

As a member of the Société des musées de Montréal, the Biosphere is among the major Montréal museums and attractions subscribing to and selling the Montréal Museums Pass. Three different passes are available:

  • Montreal Museums Pass - 3 days (with public transit)
  • Montreal Museums Pass - 3 days (without public transit)
  • Montreal Museums Prestige Pass - 1 year
Cultural Access Pass

Visit Montreal Museum Society’s website for accessing, pricing or for more details on the Montréal Museums Passes. Also find further information on Montreal Museum Society’s activities and publications, to plan a museum outing or a stay in Montréal, or to be kept informed on happenings in the museum world.

Cultural Access Pass

Cultural Access Pass

The Biosphere participates in the Cultural Access Pass (CAP), which engages new citizens in cultural experiences through complimentary access to participating institutions in their region. Registering for a CAP gives each new citizen (18 years of age or older) and up to four of their dependent minor children complimentary admission to participating institutions for one year from the day they receive their citizenship.

Accès Montréal Card

La Carte Accès Montréal

The Biosphère offers Accès Montréal cardholders a 20% rebate on the regular entrance fee.

Passeport MTL

Passeport MTL

Passeport MTL can be use at the Biosphère.


How to get to the Biosphere

Google map of the Biosphere
© Google, 2013

By metro: Jean-Drapeau station (Yellow Line); 3 minute walk.

By bike: From the South Shore of Montréal or downtown, take the bike path on Jacques-Cartier Bridge. From the Old Port of Montréal, take the Concorde Bridge. Bixis are also available on the island.

On the Jacques-Cartier Bridge:

From Montréal:

  1. Take the exit for La Ronde/Parc Jean-Drapeau
  2. Follow the signs to the Biosphere

From Longueuil:

  1. Take the exit for La Ronde/Parc Jean-Drapeau
  2. Follow the signs to the Biosphère

On the Bonaventure Expressway (from downtown, via University Street):

  1. Take exit 2 (Pierre-Dupuy Avenue/Port of Montréal)
  2. Follow the signs to Parc Jean-Drapeau
  3. On the Concorde Bridge, at the first stop, turn right (Macdonald Road)
  4. Continue till you see the Biosphere sign, then turn left
Services and accessibility


  • Snack vending machines
  • Rest and picnic areas


  • Wheelchair accessible
Contact us

Contact us

160, Chemin Tour-de-l'Isle
Île Sainte-Hélène

Montréal QC  H3C 4G8

Admission (during visiting hours): 514-496-8435
Telephone: 514-283-5000
Toll -free: 1-855-773-8200
Fax: 514-283-5021
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