Parc national du Mont-Mégantic

Observatory sector

Visit of the ASTROLab and Observatory

Located at the foot of Mont-Mégantic, the ASTROLab is an astronomy activity centre consisting of an ultra 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.

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

Astronomy evening

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

  • Where : ASTROLab
  • When : 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
  • Cost : $22.25/adult. Free of charge for children 17 and under
  • Online reservations required

Franceville sector

Shining a light on the stars

The starry sky is certainly one of most magnificent shows that nature has to offer. Join us to celebrate one of humanity’s greatest sources of inspiration and participate in an astronomy activity filled with stars… rain or shine!

  • Where: Visitors Centre (Franceville sector)
  • When: from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Activity free of charge

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