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 on May 17)
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : 8:00 pm (on June 20-21 and 25-26-27)
  • Astronomy evenings at Popular Observatory : Every night except for June 22 and 29.
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : From 10:30 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Astronomy Festival : 8:00 pm on July 1-2-3-4 & 8-9-10-11.
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab :  Replaced by the Festival.
  • Astronomy evenings at Popular Observatory : On July 5, 7 and 12. 
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : From 10:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : Every night at 8:00 pm.
  • Astronomy evenings at Popular Observatory : Every night (July 13 to 26 : at 7h45 and 10h15, and from July 27 to August 8 : at 7h30 and 10h.)
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : Every day from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Perseids : Between 8:00 pm and 2:00 am.
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : 10:30 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : 7:30 pm on August 25 and from August 19 to 22.
  • Astronomy evenings at Popular Observatory : Every night (except on August 16, closed for the evening).
  • 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 Sundays August 30 and September 6 .  A 2nd Evening is offered at 10:00 pm on September 5, 6 and 7.
  • Astronomy evenings at Popular Observatory : August 26 to 30 at 7:00 pm.  A 2nd Evening is offered at 9:30 pm on August 29 and 30 and September 5 and 6.  These are the last astronomny evenings at Popular Observatory of the year.
  • Daytime astronomy guided activities : Saturdays and Sundays, from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm.
  • Astronomy evenings at ASTROLab : Saturdays at 7:00 pm and on October 9 and 11.  A 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.