Daytime tour of the ASTROLab

Located at the foot of the mountain, ASTROLab is a center of activities in astronomy including a high-definition multimedia room and an exhibition room.

The ASTROLab will be open every day. The Observatory at the top will be open. It will be possible to drive up with your vehicle to see the Observatory from the outside, and visit the inside with our guide.  This part is included is the daily ticket in astronomy.  

The ticket for a visit this summer includes:

The astronomy activity must be booked in advance and takes place at a specific time.
See the detail on our reservation online site.

To see the main movie in English, a phone reservation must be made.  Available late afternoons.

To visit the Observatory, you have to plan an early afternoon drive with your car, and a guide will open the door to see the Telescope.  Included with the Daily Ticket in astronomy.  

Mask mandatory inside the dome.

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Daytime tour of the observatory

The Summit Observatory will be open. Visitors can drive by day to see it from the outside, and come inside with our guide for a look at the telescope.  

The Mont-Mégantic Observatory, located at the top of the mountain since 1978, is accessible every day of the summer as part of our daily guided tours.

IN FRENCH – You will be accompanied by an enthusiastic guide who will help you discover the best performing telescope (1.6 metres) in Canada and explain its operation as well as the work and research accomplished by the astronomers.

The guided tours are conducted in French.

Included with the daily visit of the ASTROLab.  Plan some extra time to your visit.  Tours available between 1:45 pm and 5:45 pm (varies according to the date)

prepare your visit

  • Book before you come.
  • Mask mandatory inside the Observatory atop the mountain.
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Rates and reservations for daytime activities

Reservations

On line :  click here

By phone : 819 888-2941 

Toll-free : 1 800 665-6527

summer rates 2020

ASTROLab and Observatory daytime visit
Adults
$20
Children (17 under)
Free
Access fee to the park
Adults
$9.25
Children (17 under)
Free

Taxes not included.
Rates subject to change without notice.
Free of charge for children 17 years and under in the company of their family.

15% DISCOUNT
The Annual Québec National Parks Card offers an advantage here: at all times, cardholders receive a 15% discount on astronomy’s tickets.

The VR activity, Cosmos virtuel, must be reserved in advance.
Taxes not included.
Rates subject to change without notice.
Free of charge for children 17 years and under in the company of their family.

15% DISCOUNT
The Annual Québec National Parks Card offers an advantage here: at all times, cardholders receive a 15% discount on astronomy’s tickets.