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Montréal Tower Observatory and Botanical Garden

Product ID: 100397
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Get spectacular views of Montréal from the Montréal Tower Observatory, standing 540 feet tall at a 45-degree angle. Then, see up to 22,000 plant species at the 10 exhibition greenhouses and 20 thematic gardens of the Montréal Botanical Garden.
About this activity
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English, French
Wheelchair accessible
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Experience

Highlights
  • Get spectacular views of Montréal from the Montréal Tower Observatory
  • Explore the thematic gardens and exhibition greenhouses of the Montréal Botanical Garden
  • Take in the vistas of the St. Lawrence River and identify landmarks via the touch-screen displays
  • Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the 1976 Olympic Stadium and Olympic Park
  • Experience nature up close at the Arboretum, Rose Garden and Insectarium
Full description
Ascend to the top of the Montréal Tower for spectacular views of the entire Greater Montréal region and up to 50 miles of the St. Lawrence River valley from the observatory.

Ride to the top of the tower by a glass-encased funicular that can hold up to 50 passengers at one time. Experience the only funicular in the world that operates on a curved structure. The hydraulic system allows the cabin to remain horizontal during the 2-minute ride to the top. Discover how a structure with such a dramatic incline can stay standing. 

Then, go to the Montréal Botanical Garden and explore one of the city’s jewels. Recognized as one of the world’s greatest botanical gardens, the Montréal Botanical Garden offers a colourful program of events, exhibitions and activities all year long. Marvel at its collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, 10 exhibition greenhouses and the Frédéric Back Tree Pavilion. Stroll through more than 20 thematic gardens spread out over 75 hectares. 

Located just minutes from downtown Montréal, the Botanical Garden is a veritable living museum of plants from the 4 corners of the globe. Within the Montréal Botanical Garden lies the Insectarium, inviting you to explore the world of insects. Note: The Insectarium will be closed from November 1 2018 - June 2020 for a metamorphosis.
Includes
  • Entrance to the Montréal Tower Observatory
  • Entrance to the Montréal Botanical Garden
  • Entrance to the Insectarium (closed: November 2018 - June 2020)
What’s Not Included
  • Parking ($19 per vehicle)

When you get there

Meeting point

3200 Viau Street, Montréal. If traveling by metro, take the train to "Viau" station.

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Know before you go
• Please check in at the Montréal Tower before going to the Montréal Botanical Garden
• Please arrive at the Montréal Tower no later than 13:00 to ensure you have time to do both the tower and Montréal Botanical Garden
• Bags exceeding 25 x 15 x 20 inches (63 x 38 x 51 centimeters) are not permitted. There are no lockers or coat-check facilities at the Montréal Tower Observatory
• Food, water bottles and boxed juices are not permitted in the observatory
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 36 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.4/5
Organization
4.1/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
4.9/5

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