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Montreal Botanical Gardens

4101 Sherbrooke St. E, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
+1 514-868-3000
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Along with the Biodôme, the Insectarium and the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, the Botanical Garden is part of the Montréal Space for Life, Canada's largest natural museum science complex and Montreal's top must see attraction.The Montreal Botanical Garden, one of the city's jewels, is recognized as one of the world's greatest botanical gardens. It offers a colourful program of events, exhibitions and activities all year long.With its collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, 10 exhibition greenhouses, Frederic Back Tree House, and more than 20 thematic gardens spread out over 75 hectares, it's also a perfect place to enjoy fresh air and natural beauty. Located just minutes from downtown Montreal, right near the Biodome and Olympic Park, the Montreal Botanical Garden is a living museum of plants from all over the world. You can also enjoy the Insectarium which is on the Garden's site. Have a great visit!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
4101 Sherbrooke St. E, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
+1 514-868-3000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I went to the gardens on the last Saturday night of the festival with my daughter. We arrived at 7:15 pm or so and the line-up was huge. We were told 1-1/2 hours, but honestly think it would have been longer. We were told to...More

Thank Bev753
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Montreal Botanical Gardens is a site to visit while in Montreal and repeated visits during the year if you are living in Montreal. It is a most beautifully landscaped area with magical garden shows and great variety. From the Turkish peace garden decorated with...More

Thank arpiham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful way to spend an afternoon. There is so much to see I don't think we ended up seeing half of it. There are plenty of places to sit which is nice. The only annoying thing is that you can't buy a bottle of water...More

Thank Jenn N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Montreal as part of a tour group. The gardens were not part of the tour but we did have some free time so took the metro out to the gardens (easy to do - but a big of an uphill walk from the...More

Thank barbara361
Reviewed 1 week ago

Montreal Botanical Gardens has been around for ages I have been going to this wonderful garden for last 50 years since 1967 I have visited this beautiful park with beautiful landscaped gardens amazing flowers there is a beautiful greenhouses to visit you can spend hours...More

2  Thank steven v
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing park to explore. So many things to see and nature to absorb. Once you're inside it's hard to imagine that you are in the middle of one of the biggest metroplis' in North America. They have done a stunning job of...More

1  Thank DL7195
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get out of the hustle and bustle of the old city or the new and enjoy the highly groomed and landscaped gardens. It's very big and you could easily spend most of your day here if you choose. The insectarium was fun, but overun by...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we were there the end of October the botanical gardens were beautiful. The fall colours were in full swing. There are greenhouses that go on and on . We also had to the pleasure of going when they the the light show going...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one spot you can visit all year round. Has things for adults and kids alike that find it interesting

Thank esmeraldaborges
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gardens are situated in front of the breathtaking Olympic Stadium. The Gardens are big, a quick tour would take several hours. You can spend the day there, bring a picnic, beautiful picnic areas and serenity. There are different sections such as Japanese, Chinese, some...More

Thank Michael D
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie has one of Canada's most
prominent Italian communities, with Little Italy
concentrated along the convivial bends of
Saint-Lawrence Boulevard. Known for its fantastic bars
and authentic Italian fare, the domain includes the
Jean-Talon Market, the largest public market in North
America. Open year-round, sunny months see fruit and
vegetable stalls set up outside the main chalet, while
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20 November 2017|
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Response from KikiBakshi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but the events change according to the seasons. Best to     check their website! Hope you have an enjoyable visit!
20 November 2017|
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Response from irmaungo | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I think it is open but all elements that usually are kept outdoors, are not.Example boats in chinese gardens
Shadi A
16 November 2017|
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Response from resbread | Reviewed this property |
It all depends upon the time of year and how much time you have available. I would allow a minimum of 2 hours during spring or summer. However, you could easily spend the entire day if you went to the different venues... More