Montréal’s Must-See Sites for STEM Students

What comes to mind when you think of traveling to Montréal?

French culture? World-famous cuisine? Charming historic buildings and cobbled-stone streets?

While all of the above are hallmarks of this great North American metropolis, few people think to include science on their list.

Montréal is absolutely brimming with innovative science and technology attractions ideal for tourists and STEM students alike. To help you plan your next educational trip we’ve compiled a list of our favorite STEM activities and sites in this wonderful city we call home!

Top STEM sites in Montreal


montreal planetarium

Experience the world of astronomy like never before. Using cutting-edge technology, the Montreal Planetarium transports visitors to the mysterious corners of our universe through two complementary shows in the center’s newly designed, innovative theaters.


montreal cosmodome

Calling all aspiring astronauts! Explore the many fascinating dimensions of space sciences through a variety of interactive activities including a space shuttle tour, space training simulators, virtual missions and trying on astronaut gear. Space camps are also offered.

Montréal Science Center


Located in the heart of the Montréal Old Port, the Science Center is known for the quality of its educational and entertaining exhibits. Dedicated to all things science and technology, the center has four permanent exhibition rooms, an IMAX theatre and a featured temporary exhibition.


biosphere montreal

Budding architects and civil engineers will delight in this curious architectural masterpiece designed by the American architect Buckminster Fuller for the 1967 World’s Fair. Visit the Biosphere’s informative exhibits to learn about a variety of environmental issues such as biodiversity, sustainable development and climate change.

Gros Jouers

Did you know that Canada has the 3rd largest video game industry in the world in terms of employment? Attend an educational workshop at Gros Jouers’ video game academy to try your hand at video game programming, making controllers, creating instruments for electronic music and much more!

McGill University Campus Visit

mcgill university montreal

A green oasis located in the heart of downtown, there is no doubt why this historic and prestigious university has been named one of the world’s most beautiful university campuses. Take a guided tour of McGill and learn more about their renowned science and technology, engineering and research programs.

Radio Canada Studios

Take a guided tour to explore the behind the scenes of Radio Canada’s TV, radio and digital programming operations. After your tour have fun producing your own radio broadcast, TV newscast or web drama in one of the studio’s fully equipped LABS.

Plan your STEM Trip to Montréal

To start organizing your own customized STEM trip to Montréal,  reach out to a Prométour Tour Consultant today. Being that we call Québec our home, you can rest assured knowing that we’re the leader when it comes to creating customized educational travel itineraries to this beautiful province! Feel free to download our free guide to Quebec below.

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