Family Fun Spots in Montreal

Whether you're just visiting, or a long-time local, this list has some great ideas for places to make memories and have some good old fashioned family fun.

Parc Six Flags Montréal Inc

22, ch MacDonald, Montréal, QC H3C 6A3

Nothing will excite your inner child more than a trip to a theme park. From the kid-friendly Air Papillon to Vampire – the first suspended roller coaster in Quebec – this park has it all. Finish the day off with a delicious crêpe from Rolopan Crêpes for the true Montreal experience.

Biodôme de Montréal

4777 Av Pierre-De-Coubertin, Montréal, QC H1V 1B3

Open since 1992, the Montreal Biodôme was the first establishment of its kind, and still offers the unique experience of seeing animals and plants coexisting in their natural environments. A visit to the lush and humid tropical rainforest comes as a welcome escape during a cold Montreal winter.

Zoo de Granby

525, rue Saint-Hubert, Granby, QC J2G 5P3

Who doesn't loving going to the zoo? You’ll be delighted with the interactive enclosures, a petting zoo and a wave pool for those hot summer visits. Be sure to check their website for promotions and events that run seasonally, like the haunted zoo. You can all get your faces painted too!


4581 Rue Sherbrooke E, Montréal, QC H1X 2B2

If there’s one thing kids will always be fascinated by, it's bugs. Home to over 250,000 specimens of living and naturalized insects, this must-see insect museum is the perfect place to ignite the curiosity of people young and old alike.

Temple de la Renommée des Canadiens de Montréal

1909 av des Canadiens-de-Montréal, Montréal, QC H4B 5G0

Home to the legendary Canadiens, it's no surprise that hockey is a way of life in Montreal. And there is no better place to learn about this team’s 24 Stanley Cups and abundant superstars than the Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame. Your visit won’t be complete without some time spent learning about the illustrious career of Canadian hockey legend Maurice "Rocket" Richard.

Le Glacier Bilboquet

1311, av Bernard, Outremont, QC H2V 1W1

In 31 years, Le Glacier Bilboquet has only changed owners once. Production has gradually been scaled up to meet the demands of their ever-growing customer base. But to this day, their raspberry sorbet is still made in the same way, by removing the seeds by hand to create a smooth and delicious treat. Winter, spring, summer or fall – it’s always the perfect time to visit.

Parc La Fontaine

3819, av Calixa-Lavallée, Montréal, QC H2L 3A7

At over 40 hectares, Parc La Fontaine is one of Montreal’s largest public parks. It boasts numerous areas for sports, as well as an outdoor theatre. And come winter, part of the pond is cleared for skating. Don't forget to visit their café, Espace La Fontaine, to refuel after all that fun.

Parc du Mont-Royal

1196 voie Camillien-Houde, Montréal, QC H3H 1A1

Mount Royal, also known as “the mountain,” is one of the many features that make this city unique. Located in the heart of the city, it’s a great attraction for tourists and locals alike. Hike to the top and check out the lookout, where you’ll get the greatest panoramic views of the city. In the winter, go for a skate on Beaver Pond, or throw on some cross-country skis and explore the abundant trails.

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