Insectarium de Montréal

Type: Attractions, Family Friendly, Museums, Zoos

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Best Attractions & Activities: Visitors to the Montreal Insectarium can see, touch and even taste some of the world's most intriquing insects. Insect tastings, "Butterflies Go Free",the "Monarch Odyssey" and the Hallowe'en...  Read More
Things to Do with Kids, Museums: Begun with two donated collections of insects from more than 100 countries, the Montreal Insectarium today maintains about 144,000 specimens. Along with an amazing variety of mounted insects the...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Fall (Sep - Oct): Daily 9am-9pm
  • Winter (Nov - Apr): Daily 9am-5pm
  • Summer (May - Aug): Daily 9am-6pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Insectarium and Botanical Garden Adult CAD13.50 - CAD16; Senior (65+) CAD10 - CAD12; Child (5-17) CAD6.75 - CAD8; Child (2-4) CAD2 - CAD2.50;
    CAD5 - CAD10

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "While in the area, visit other nearby museums via the free shuttle service between the Insectarium, Botanical Garden, Olympic Park, Biodôme and Viau Metro station."
  • Things to Do with Kids, Museums: "Purchase a Nature Package for entrance into the Biodome, the Botanical Garden and the Insectarium for big savings."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The Montreal Insectarium is the largest insect museum in North America and one of the largest in the world.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Insect museums are fairly rare and Montreal has one of the best.
  • Best for Museums Because: A popular museum fund raiser includes a meal of insects.

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