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Montreal Insectarium

Montreal Insectarium
Insectarium de Montréal
Date opened February 7, 1990
Location Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Number of animals 160,000[1]
Number of species 95[2]
Annual visitors 695,404 (2011) including Montreal Botanical Garden[3]
Memberships CMA, CHIN, and Virtual Museum of Canada
Website /insectarium/en.caespacepourlavie

The Montreal Insectarium (French: Insectarium de Montréal) is a butterflies to bees and ants.

It is one of the city's most popular tourist attractions, along with the Montreal Botanical Garden, Montreal Planetarium and the Montreal Biodome.

Seen from the sky, the Montréal Insectarium resembles a stylized insect. This can also be seen from the observatory of Montréal's Olympic Stadium.


  • Photos 1
  • Affiliations 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5



The Museum is affiliated with: CMA, CHIN, and Virtual Museum of Canada.

See also


  1. ^ a b "About the Insectarium". Retrieved 25 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Live Collection". 
  3. ^ "Bilan 2011" (PDF). Tourisme Montréal. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 

External links

  • Insectarium Website (English version)

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