Visit more, pay less! Five of the city’s most popular attractions join forces to offer visitors 20% off admission prices until April 28, 2019. To get the discount, simply present a receipt from any of the participating attractions. The five jewels to discover in the capital are: Aquarium du Québec, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Musée de la civilisation, Musée du Fort and Observatoire de la Capitale.
Come meet the 10,000 aquatic creatures that populate the biggest aquarium in Québec: fish, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and marine mammals. Among them, walruses and seals offer unique moments through lively demonstrations at feeding time and during training sessions. Regardless of the weather, our playground is teeming with life, both outside and in our indoor pavilions. There’s still time to discover the temporary exhibition of Amazonian fish. It’s Spring Break at Aquarium du Québec from March 2nd to 10th: inflatable games, special sugar shack menu and Festilumières every night!
Musée de la civilisation, a wellspring of knowledge and ideas that offers a fresh and unexpected perspective on the human experience. Through bold and creative exhibitions, gather together to understand the past, build the present, and dream the future. This winter, discover My 2000-year-old Double, an exhibition of antique sculptures paired with modern photographs, admire more than 400 objects from the museum’s collections with “Secrets Uncovered”, experiment with technologies like 3D printing and robotics in MLab Creaform, our center for digital creation and more!
Come to a unique sound and light show on the military history of the city of Québec, including the famous Battle of the Plains of Abraham. A giant model representing the region in about 1750 brings this story to life. In 30 minutes, you will learn the importance of the area’s unique geography and the military strategies that made it such a sought-after city.
With its four distinct pavilions in the heart of the majestic Battlefields Park, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec offers an experience that combines art, architecture and nature. The Museum’s collections have been highlighting the work of Québec artists from various artistic movements since the 17th century. Until April 22, take the opportunity to visit the central exhibition of The Québec City Biennial, organized in partnership with Manif d’art. The work of some twenty artists from the city and around the world is presented in the Pierre Lassonde Pavilion, where you can also see: Inuit art, contemporary Québec art, and decorative arts and design.
Located on the 31st and highest floor of édifice Marie-Guyart in the heart of the Parliament area, Observatoire de la Capitale is one of the region’s “top” attractions. At an altitude of 221 meters, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of Old Quebec,Lower Town, île d’Orléans, the majestic St. Lawrence River and the mountains that shape the landscape on both sides of the river. Also explore Horizons discovery experience, presented by La Capitale Financial Group, an original interpretive tour of the capital and its history, featuring two immersive video screenings. With its breathtaking views, the Observatoire is a must for those who want to learn more about the capital or introduce it to their guests!