The Montréal Insectarium is the leading entomological museum in North America with a focus on public outreach. It is located at the heart of the Montreal Botanical Garden and represents a major pole of attraction at this internationally-renowned site.
Its scientific collection holds about 140,000 specimens, among which figure a large number of Quebec coleoptera (the Firmin-Laliberté collection). In addition, the exhibition hall of the Insectarium holds a collection of about 25,000 specimens for the benefit of the visitors.
Curator: Stéphane LeTirant
Assistant curator: René Limoges