Invitation to a world of wonder
BOTANICAL GARDEN AND INSECTARIUM
December 11 to January 3
A Sweet Christmas
Amid the horticultural spirals, giant lollipops and plant-based treats adorning the main exhibition greenhouse, parents and children rediscover mint, licorice, anise and other plants that are the source for many delicious candy flavours.
February 18 to April 24
Butterflies Go Free
The Insectarium offers visitors to the Botanical Garden an immersive and fascinating experience as more than 1,500 butterflies of some 60 species flit around, gathering pollen from the many flowers blooming in a lush greenhouse.
TIP Day butterflies are more active in the morning, on bright days and with variations in atmospheric pressure.
As of November 10
Ephemeral phenomena filled with magic, the aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, put on impressive and electrifying shows. Delight in an exceptional immersive experience!
NEW Thursday nights ($8)
December 19 to February 7
This popular winter classic is back with a brand new puppet show. Be charmed by Capy and the other animals of the tropical rainforest, visit the ecosystems and be sure to spend memorable moments in the play and discovery area.
Bruno Geoffroy, science journalist (and busy dad!)