This pool complex was rebuilt when Montréal scored the 2005 World Aquatic Championships. The magnificent 55m x 44m warm-up pool is open...
Occupying the site of the hugely successful 1967 World's Fair, Parc Jean-Drapeau consists of two islands surrounded by the St Lawrence:...
Competitive rowers and kayakers, along with other amateur athletes, train at this 2.2km-long former rowing basin built for the 1976...
A large metal sculpture, L’Homme (Humankind), was created by American artist Alexander Calder for Expo ’67. It’s also here, near the...
Hélène de Champlain
Named after Hélène Boullé, wife of explorer Samuel de Champlain, this illustrious eatery served as a pavilion of honor during Expo '67....
Housed in Buckminster Fuller’s striking geodesic dome built for the American pavilion at Expo '67, this nature center has its own geothermal energy system and fun interactive displays involving hand-pumps and water spouts. Exhibits focus on urban ecosystems and emerging ecotechnologies; there’s a model house outside built using sustainable design principles. The upstairs gallery about Fuller, and the exterior belvederes, offer spectacular river views.
At research time, major renovations were underway on the building, although the museum will remain open throughout the work.