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Parc national du Mont-Mégantic

Observatory sector

Free visit of the ASTROLab and Observatory

Located at the foot of Mont-Mégantic, the ASTROLab is an astronomy activity centre consisting of a high definition multimedia room, two exhibits and a virtual reality room. The visit will take you through the biggest mystery of all time: the Universe. Next, in the company of an enthusiastic guide, you can drive up to the top of Mont-Mégantic in your very own vehicle to visit the Observatory.

  • Where: ASTROLab
  • When: from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Activity free of charge

Quite the show

Take a look through our giant binoculars to admire every detail of Mont Saint-Joseph’s magnificent landscape. A facilitator will be available to answer your questions throughout the afternoon. The focus is on the park’s geology and the history of the region.

  • Where: summit of Mont Saint-Joseph
  • When: from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Activity free of charge

Children’s workshop

In the company of a facilitator, the children will have the opportunity to design, build and launch their very own rockets!

  • Where: ASTROLab
  • When: 2 p.m.
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Activity free of charge

Astronomy evening

In the evening, you can take part in the astronomy evening at ASTROLab, at the foot of the mountain.

  • Where : Franceville sector Discovery and Visitors Centre
  • When : 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
  • Cost : $21.50/adult. Free of charge for children 17 and under
  • Reservations required: 819 888-2941, ext. 0

Franceville sector

Evening talk

Take part in the Québec National Parks Games. The national parks intrigue you? You're curious to discover their secrets? Get yourself good and comfortable on the large porch of the Franceville sector reception pavilion and participate in the Québec National Parks Games with Pat the Moose and his friends.

  • Where: Discovery and Visitors Centre (Franceville sector)
  • When: from 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
  • Activity free of charge

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