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National park with an astronomis observatory included!

We wanted to visit the Megantic astonomic abservatory, the biggest in the eastern coast. We took... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Fernando G
A day to remember

We came to Astrolab mainly because our child is really passionate about planets and stars. We were... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
asbrossard
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Brossard, Canada
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The ASTROLab is an astronomy activity centre devoted to making science accessible. You'll discover the most fascinating history…that of the Universe, the Earth and life. A wide variety of activities allow you to travel the stars – guided daytime...more
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189, route du Parc, Notre Dame des Bois, Quebec J0B 2E0, Canada
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We wanted to visit the Megantic astonomic abservatory, the biggest in the eastern coast. We took the night tour (reservation ahead needed, places are restricted!) but traveling to, was a 3 to 4 hours ride, so we looked for camping and chalet options within the...More

Thank Fernando G
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We came to Astrolab mainly because our child is really passionate about planets and stars. We were really dissapointed that we were not able nor allowed to participate in the night event because we did not call in advance , so to save you the...More

Thank asbrossard
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We went on a whim in the middle of the day with no intention of starting for evening and did not do the Astrolab (timing was poor on my part) but we did drive to the top just to see the view. Even my hard...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

What an experience! Starting at the Astrolab, we visited and went to conferences. The kids 6, 9, 14 were really interested. We went up to the observatory for a briefing and a visit. At night, after dark, we had a chance to observe the planets...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Here's what you need to know: 1. The presentation is conducted entirely in French. 2. The guide speaks very (VERY) fast so don't count on your high school French to get you through! Take a Rosetta Stone course before you go. Or better yet, bring...More

16  Thank Creepela
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Wow! This was our first time star gazing with telescopes and it was an amazing experience for us. We could not have asked for a better night, absolutely no clouds in the sky. We had booked the 10pm star gazing program that last approx. 2.5...More

3  Thank SylvieFrancois444
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

My gf and I booked the full event starting at midnight and ended at 4:30am. At 12am we watched a PowerPoint presentation about space. Then at 1am we watched another presentation about space. At 2am we went up to the observatory thinking we can watch...More

3  Thank tlewebdev
Reviewed 8 July 2016

If you like science and the stars, you have to go. OMG,are we the only ones out there?????Hummmmm? Get there before 6 if you don't want to treck up the hill, road to car close at 5:45ish. Bring you bug spray, can be brutel at...More

Thank mcstephen66
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I booked this event as a surprise during my mother's visit. When making the reservation, I tried to get a copy of the lecture so that I could have key points translated for her since the event is supposed to be French only. I was...More

3  Thank Lacey W
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Ride your car to the top of Mont Mégantic to enjoy the view ( height : 1100 m) You can book a night presentation and see the stars thru one of their huge telescopes.

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