Mount Megantic Popular Observatory, located near its big brother at the peak and equipped with a 61-cm telescope, is a multimedia observatory that is unique in the world and entirely dedicated to the public
The evening events are adapted to the meteorological and astronomic conditions
If the sky is clear, observation with the telescope and from inclined benches the observation platform.
If the sky is overcast, the Observatory's audio-visual arsenal will be put to good use to take you on a trip through the universe with presentations that are rich in content, images, and interactivity including a presentation on the WEBB space telescope.
The activities are conducted in French.
Approximate length: between 2:30 hrs (without dusk) and 3:00 hrs (including dusk), depending on when the activity takes place
Shuttle service included
The drive on the 5.5 km road is done with the bus. It is not possible to leave the summit before the end. The bus leaves 10 minutes after the start time of the activity indicated on your ticket.
Go to the Observatoire sector welcome centre 15 minutes before the selected departure time. The welcome centre is located 25 minutes from Franceville sector.
Warm clothing (coat, toque, gloves).
Child (17 years and under)
Taxes and park entry fee not included. Holders of an Annual Québec National Parks Card benefit from a 15% discount on the purchase of a ticket for an astronomy activity.