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The Botanical Garden is known as one of the world's finest, with some thirty thematic gardens, 10 exhibition greenhouses and a vast arboretum. Its gardens form a delightful oasis of peace at any time of year, right in the heart of Montréal.
Come discover the beauty of objects made and used by Aboriginal peoples through the knowledge and creativity of Québec's First Nations and Inuit.
First Nations Garden
A vibrant and engaging trail through our forest — the Arboretum — shining the spotlight on its hundreds of species in a surprising way!
Everything you have always wanted to know about the Botanical Garden! Travel back in time and see how the Garden has evolved over the years, meet the people who designed it and create your own garden!
Chlorophylle Room (access via the greenhouses)
1000 days to celebrate life! Get a close-up look at the lives of a group of individuals who are keen to share their passion for the beauty and diversity of life on Earth and the importance of preserving it.
Tuesday to Sunday • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This 45-minute presentation is an introduction to the Way of Tea, a highly codified ritual based on four principles — harmony, respect, purity and tranquillity. Saturday, 1:30 & 3 p.m. Please, contact us for the rates.
These trees are stunning! Crab apple, cascading fir, 365-year-old grey pine... Come admire these botanical masterpieces fashioned by expert hands.
What could be more relaxing than finishing the week off in style with cocktails and tapas on the Botanical Garden terrace? Cocktail Time at the Garden is back this summer. Every Thursday in August, step out of the ordinary and bring your friends to the Botanical Garden's terrace for Cocktails and Cicadas. On the menu: grilled crickets, tapas and the song of the cicadas! September 4 to 6, Montréal Space for Life and the Opéra de Montréal invite you to listen to the most beautiful arias of the 2014-2015 season during Cocktail Time at the Garden with the Opéra de Montréal.
4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Jazz, chanson française and world music, from 5 p.m.
Discover the world of plants beyond the visual. Come to the Courtyard of the Senses to touch, smell, hear and even taste plants of all kinds.
Monday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Music, poetry, dance, storytelling, drawing... a series of intimate moments to be enjoyed at your own pace, alone or with family and friends.
Noon to 4:00 p.m.
The diversity and quality of the species of trees and shrubs at the Botanical Garden make it a prime location for birdwatching.
Explore the Garden with binoculars and identification guides. Loan of equipment.
Don't miss this unique opportunity to enjoy outdoor concerts amidst enchanting blooms in the heart of the Botanical Garden. A series of shows that will appeal as much to new as to loyal fans: Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà, on May 18; Michel Faubert, on July 27; Marie-Josée Lord, on August 3; and Pierre Lapointe, on August 31.
Sunday, 4:00 p.m.
Ginkgo, lotus, moss, pine, peat bog… a universe of plants that grow slowly. Our nature interpreters help you to get to know them better, centimetre by centimetre.
Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Chinese Garden, Japanese Garden and First Nations Garden
Go to espacepourlavie.ca for prices and schedule.
4101 Sherbrooke Street East, Montréal