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Montréal Insectarium – Space for Life

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Exit your cocoon and head to the Space for Life, where at the Montréal Insectarium, the largest museum devoted to insects in North America, you can experience the champions of nature firsthand. With your family, observe the fascinating work of leafcutter ants in action, listen to the unique sounds of the cicada, and enjoy distinguishing stick insects from leaves in their vivarium. The delicacy, beauty, and ingenuity of a collection of some 160,000 naturalized insect specimens and nearly 100 living species await your arrival.

Science and Nature

4581 Sherbrooke Street East
Montréal, Québec
H1X 2B2


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+1 514 872-1400


Until May 14: Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 15 to June 22: daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 23 to August 31: Sunday to Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. September 1 to October 31: daily, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; November 1 to May 14, Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Passeport MTL Accepted, some fees applicable, boutique, restaurant on site, parking ($), parking for buses, family activities, ICI ON RECYCLE!, Montréal Museums Pass accepted, total access for the handicapped, tourist companion
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