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

Address:
4600 Cambie St., Vancouver, BC, Canada
Directions:
Bloedel Conservatory. Midtown, at the top of Queen Elizabeth Park, off 33rd Ave. between Cambie and Main Sts.
Hours:
Daily, hours vary with seasons. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
604-257-8584
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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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