|Date opened||February 7, 1990|
|Location||4581, rue Sherbrooke Est|
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|No. of animals||160,000|
|No. of species||95|
|Annual visitors||695,404 (2011) including Montreal Botanical Garden|
|Memberships||CMA, CHIN, and Virtual Museum of Canada|
|Public transit access|| Pie-IX |
The Montreal Insectarium (French: Insectarium de Montréal) is a natural history museum located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, featuring a large quantity of insects from all around the world. It is the largest insect museum in North America and among the largest insectariums worldwide. It was founded by Georges Brossard and opened on February 7, 1990. Its average attendance is 400,000 visitors per year. It displays both live and dead insect collections, from butterflies to bees and ants.
Seen from the sky, the Montréal Insectarium resembles a stylized insect. This can also be seen from the observatory of Montréal's Olympic Stadium.
- International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (in Nairobi in Kenya)
- Monsanto Insectarium (in St. Louis in Missouri in the US)
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