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Zoo Ecomuseum

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Ecomuseum Zoo: Discover Québec's Wildlife in Summer
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Ecomuseum Zoo: Discover Québec's Wildlife in Summer
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The Ecomuseum Zoo is the one and only outdoor zoo on the island of Montreal. It is home to more than 115 species of animals native from Quebec, such as Black Bears, wolves, lynx, eagles, reptiles and amphibians.
21125, chemin Ste-Marie, Montreal, Quebec H9X 3Y7, Canada
+1 514-457-9449
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All reviews local animals canadian wildlife natural setting injured animals born in captivity great for young children beautiful fall day per adult great place to learn flora and fauna saint lawrence couple of hours nice walk sunny day few hours well worth the visit bears
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We has a great time visiting the EcoMuseum Zoo today! We were able to walk around the entirety of the outdoor zoo twice within two hours, so we were able to see the animals who were hiding our first time around. This zoo is made...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maria7300
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Went here on a sunny day (not a good place for rainy days) and looked at the animals. Our 2-year old had a blast. Try to catch the animal feedings. We saw the otters and turtles. Both were cute to watch. I will admit we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 790jbe
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

On our visit to Canada from England our children were keen to see some Canadian wildlife, especially raccoons. We got our wish but unfortunately arrived at 4pm. Be warned the zoo closes very sharply at 5pm and you are hustled out almost to the point...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MrsDevonshire
emilie_senecal, Responsable relations clients at Zoo Ecomuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Good afternoon, We're sorry to read that you were disappointed with your visit, but let us reassure you that all the animals in our care have everything they need to ensure their well-being. They all have very natural living spaces that include hiding spots, shade,...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful, small zoo. Several unique animals including ones native to the area. We went in the afternoon and we did see animals but like other reviewers mentioned, they were less active at that time. It’s probably best to visit earlier in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise on a recent trip to MTL. We didn’t know about this zoo and when we saw the Biodome was closed, we decided to visit here instead and were very happy. Good variety of animals and a good cause. The otters...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank wketch22
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We visited in the winter and it was cold but we loved the fact that the animals are in their natural environnement and outdoors. Make sure you dress up warmly because there is some walking to do. Another advantage is that the zoo is open...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank shrimpsandsalmon
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Very nice zoo. Not big. But there are a lot of different animals. We went there with children 4 and 9 and the loved it. Good trails, infrastructure. Recommend.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank AnatoliyB
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I only discovered last year and I drop in with my 5 and 7 year old grandchildren at least twice a year. They sell annual memberships as well as day passes. They have injured animals that can no longer be released in the wild. Make...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Montreal for the weekend and having some spare time before driving home came across this place so we stopped by hoping to show our 2 yo some animals... well... about 10 mins in and we’d seen plenty of empty cages, either with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
7  Thank milica0207
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I went there on one of the last beautiful fall day. They have mainly local animals. Black bear, lynx wolves, caribous, artic foxes, but also all the birds, frogs, and snakes. I had a great time, and spent about 2-3 hrs. It is really a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank pbozzoli
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2 August 2017|
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Response from Robert J S | Reviewed this property |
Like people, animals get lethargic when the temp goes up. I would recommend going earlier rather than later in the summer. While I was there a bear was napping in the shade. Feeding time is always good, too.
Marcele L
16 May 2015|
Response from emilie_senecal | Property representative |
The way you found seems to be the good one. You can check out the STM's website to obtain a more precise route. Hope it answers your question!
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Debra A
4 May 2015|
Response from emilie_senecal | Property representative |
Hi Debra, Our entrance prices are $15 per adult and $9 per child (3-15 years old). We are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but our ticket counter closes at 4 p.m. We have complete washrooms available. If you wish to bring your... More
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