rates and Opening hours

ASTROLab

the ASTROLab (and its guided activities) is opened by the following schedule :

Reservations required for astronomy evenings.
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : Saturdays from 9 pm to 11 pm
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm
  • The paved road of the Observatory is closed to vehicles in the winter. Only snowshoers can access the summits.
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm.
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : Saturdays at 8:00 pm (also valid for May 19 and June 21)
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : 10:00 am to 4:30 pm (except on June 24)
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : 8:00 pm (Except on June 24 and July 1)
  • Astronomy evenings at Popular Observatory : Every night except for June 24 and July 1.
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : From 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Astronomy Festival : 8:00 pm on July 3-4-5- 6 & 10-11-12-13.
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab :  Replaced by the Festival.
  • Astronomy evenings at Popular Observatory : On July 7, 9, 14 & 15. 
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : From 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : Every night at 8:00 pm. 7:30 pm from August 15 to 18. 
  • Astronomy evenings at Popular Observatory : Every night.
  • Perseids have a different schedule.
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : Every day from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Perseids : Between 8:00 pm and 2:00 am.
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : 7:30 pm on August 24 exclusively.
  • Astronomy evenings at Popular Observatory : Every night.
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm
  • The ASTROLab is also open during the afternoon from Wednesday through Friday.
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : Saturdays at 7:00 pm and on Sunday September 1 at 7:00 pm.  2nd Evening: 10:00 pm offered some evenings.
  • Astronomy evenings at Popular Observatory : 7:00 pm on August 28 through September 1.  2nd Evening at 9:30 pm on August 31 and September 1.
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : Saturdays and Sundays, from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm.
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : Saturdays from 7:00 pm and on October 11 and 13 at 7:00pm.  2nd evening at 10:00pm offered some nights.
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : On Saturdays at 7:00 pm.
observatory sector

THE welcome centre at the OBSERVATORY sector IS OPENED BY THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE:

  • Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Opened until 11:00 pm when astronomy evenings are offered.

THE welcome centre at franceville sector IS OPENED BY THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE:

  • Open every day
  • Open every day

Year round: possibility of visits by reservation for groups. Except from mid-November to the end of January.
The trails are accessible year round.
Dates subject to change without notice.
Check the hours at the reception desk.

Rates and reservations for astronomy

Reservations

By phone : 819 888-2941
Toll-free : 1 800 665-6527

astronomy activities rates

ASTROLab and Observatory visit by day
Adults
$19.25
Children (6 to 17)
Free
Astronomy envening at the ASTROLab at the base of the mountain
Adults
$21.50
Children (6 to 17)
Free
Astronomy evening at the Popular Observatory at the summit
Adults
$25.25
Children (6 to 17)
Free
Access fee to the park
Adults
$8.75
Children (6 to 17)
Free

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.

15% DISCOUNT
The Annual Québec National Parks Card offers an advantage here: at all times, cardholders receive a 15% discount on access to all  ASTROLab activities.