About the Montreal Insectarium

Designed to educate the public on the importance of insects in our ecosystem.  Discover the new displays, observe the live and mounted insects and explore even more in the labs.


Address: 4581 Sherbrooke East, Montreal, Quebec, H1X 2B2
Telephone: (514) 872-1400

Closest metro:  
Pie-IX or Viau

Nearby attractions: Olympic Park, Olympic Stadium, Saputo Stadium, Biodome, Botanical Gardens, Chateau Dufresne Museum

Hours of operation

From September 7 to November 4, 2012 every day 9am to 9pm
From November 5 to December 23, 2012
open Tuesday to Sunday from 9am to 5pm
From December 27 to 30, 2012 open Thursday to Sunday from 9am to 5pm

Closed on December 24, 25, 26, and 31st 2012

Admission rates

Adults $17.75, seniors 65+ $16.75, students 18+ $13.50, children ages 5 to 17 $9, free for ages 4 and under.  Family rate $50.  For additional information on rates as well as package rates for nearby attractions such as the Botanical Gardens and Biodome visit the official site http://www2.ville.montreal.qc.ca/insectarium/

Notes from a local


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