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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 yesterday

The Botanic Gardens offers indoor and outdoor exhibits. The inside venues are great, but a bit old since the gardens facilites date from the 30s. Then the numerous outside gardens are built upon Britanic and French traditions (Because Montreal is a mix of theses cultures)....More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been there two times during summer. There was free outdoor concerts. I can tell you it is a very nice place to listen to music. And then you can walk different path surrounded by a very quiet and beautiful environment, a peaceful Eden...More

Thank RVe_13
Reviewed 3 days ago

went to the Galrdens on an early June morning,just to enjoy walking around. The gardens are great - "the" rose centre for North America; a variety of gardens, lots of flowers out - and what turned out to be the best pictures of my life...More

Thank donald w
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went during the festival,of light, amazing! A must visit during the summer months. Really enjoyed the Japanese gardens with real koi fish.

Thank Karyn P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The botanical gardens is a beautiful environment in the heart of montreal I have been there in spring and summer and fall never in the winter. So many beautiful areas to walk around in the colours and smells are delightful. Often there are concerts or...More

Thank Caren K
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Montreal Botanical Garden 190 acres of thematic gardens and greenhouses. It was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 2008 as it is considered to be one of the most important botanical gardens in the world. The Chinese exhibit was on display when...More

Thank thesteevesgroup
Reviewed 1 week ago

Between the greenhouses and the grounds there's plenty of gorgeousness to explore here. Try to go while Patrick Dougherty Stickworks are still up. This is the fourth place I've seen his work and it's still such a treat.

Thank pixelyn
Reviewed 1 week ago

With 180+ acres of plantings and 10 massive greenhouses, Montreal's Jardin Botanique is the second most visited specimen garden in the world after Kew Gardens in England. We visited during the illuminations in the end of October and were simply amazed by the beauty. From...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. It's in the center of Montreal and is cheap. Parking is expensive. The Chinese garden is so nice.

Thank joaniemetivier
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wife and I wandered around the gardens for a few hours on a Saturday in August. We saw lots of great gardens, we went in the Tree House. The people were very helpful and friendly. This is a very large place. Enjoy the tranquility!

Thank bcreff
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 arwinhurwitz | Reviewed this property |
I think so. Check the web site to make sure.
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15 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