Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Sci-Fi Dome of the Bloedel Conservatory

Big glass "triodetic" dome; a tropical conservatory filled with over 100 birds and many fish and plants. "Battlestar Galactica," the "X Files," and "Stargate SG-1" have all filmed here.

Bloedel Conservatory

4600 Cambie St., Vancouver, BC, Canada
Bloedel Conservatory. Midtown, at the top of Queen Elizabeth Park, off 33rd Ave. between Cambie and Main Sts.
Daily, hours vary with seasons. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Sci-Fi Dome of the Bloedel Conservatory

Beautiful conservatory and surrounding park with lots of photo-ops. Gorgeous landscaping of native plants outside, with an arboretum inside the dome that is home to quite a few tropical birds.

[Meg, 10/15/2014]

This 140-ft. diameter floral conservatory dome, built in 1969, has been a popular set and backdrop for futuristic films and TV programs. It shows up in more recent TV shows like "Fringe" and "Eureka."

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