6/20 Tour is back for the Summer!

6/20 Tour is back for the Summer!

Following up on the success of last summer’s attendance-boosting promotion, Aquarium du Québec, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Musée de la civilisation, Musée du Fort and Observatoire de la Capitale are joining forces once again with 20 % off the price of admission for visitors presenting a receipt from a participating attraction. It’s a great way for locals and visitors to experience more of what Québec City has to offer this summer. The 6/20 Tour returns from June 24 to October 31, 2017.

Aquarium du Québec, a playground teeming with life
No other Québec aquarium has 10,000 aquatic creatures, including fish, reptiles, invertebrates, and mammals. Polar bears and seals put on great shows and demonstrations at feeding time and during training. It’s a fascinating place for all ages! www.aquariumduquebec.com

The MNBAQ, Quebec City’s museum complex
Located in the heart of Battlefields Park, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec unites art, architecture and nature. The Musée’s collections are showcased in four distinct pavilions, featuring work by Quebec artists of various art movements. This summer, discover 17th and 18th century religious masterpieces in The Fabulous Destiny of the Paintings of the Abbés Desjardins exhibit, then learn about Philippe Halsman’s “jumpology” while taking in his stunning celebrity photographs. Don’t miss out on this incredible museum experience! www.mnbaq.org/en

Musée de la civilisation
HERGÉ IN QUEBEC CITY at the Musée de la civilisation, June 21 to October 22, 2017. The Adventures of Tintin, created by famous European cartoonist Hergé, have been translated all over the globe and have sold over hundreds of millions of copies. Inventor of his own style, master of comics, Hergé was a multi-talented and complex artist. Meet the world-famous author and his mythic characters: see personal photos, original drawings, colour guides, scale models, posters, and previously unseen works. See mock-ups and works of art that inspired some of Tintin’s most famous adventures. Learn about little-known sides of the artist and discover what all the hype is about !
www.mcq.org/en

Musée du Fort – Discover the military history of Québec City
The Musée du Fort present an original sound and light show on the military history of Québec City, including the famous Battle of the Plains of Abraham. A giant model representing the region around 1750 bring this story alive. In 30 minutes, you will learn the importance of the unique geography of the region and the military strategies that made Québec such a sought-after city. www.museedufort.com/en

Observatoire de la Capitale, the top of the city
With its breathtaking 360° views, Observatoire de la Capitale—an observation deck on the 31st floor of the Marie-Guyart Building on Parliament Hill—is one of the area’s “top” attractions. It affords a sweeping panorama of the Old City, Lower Town, the mighty St. Lawrence River, Île d’Orléans, the south shore, and the Appalachian and Laurentian mountain ranges. Horizons, an original presentation introduces visitors to the city’s landscape and history, awakening the senses of visitors young and old. www.observatoire-capitale.com/en

Méga parc des Galeries de la capitale
Located within Les Galeries de la Capitale, the largest and most popular commercial complex in Québec, the Mega Parc is open 363 days a year. It offers 19 attractions for the whole family, including a rollercoaster and a regulation-size skating rink of 17 000 square feet and the biggest IMAX screen. Come on by for family fun, children's birthdays, corporate events and much more. Discover something new each visit, any time of the year! www.mega-parc.com/en  

Observatoire de la Capitale is an initiative of

Commission de la capitale nationale