Located near it’s big brother at the summit, Mont-Megantic Popular Observatory is a worlwide unique multimedia observatory, entirely dedicated to the public.
astronomy evening at the popular observatory - in french
Traditional astronomy evenings will not be held this summer.
See the Day Astrolab Tour section for activities.
It will be possible to participate in a visit in the evening, but without observation with telescopes.
Watch our facebook for remote viewing evenings.
The evening at the summit begins with a shuttle ride up. The course of the evening is adapted to the meteorological and astronomical conditions.
If the sky is clear: observation at the telescope of the Popular Observatory as well as outside on the observation platform with inclined benches.
If the sky is cloudy, the Observatory’s audio-visual arsenal will be used to make you travel in the Universe with presentations rich in content, images and interactivity:
Exoterra – à la découverte de nouveaux mondes (in French), Introduction to the Star Finder and Interactive Cosmos (in French).
Check schedules and rates. The activity can start at 19:15, 19:30, 21:30, 21:45 or 22:30, depending on the date. Reservations required. Shuttle mandatory.
Children (17 under)
Wear warm clothes. It’s very very cold at the summit.
Rates subject to change without notice.
Taxes not included.
Free for children 17 and under, when accompagnied by their family
Reservations necessary for evening activities.
The access fee for the shuttle to the summit by night is included.
The Annual Québec National Parks Card offers an advantage here: at all times, cardholders receive a 15% discount on astronomy’s tickets.