Inspired by the growing success of the 6/20 Tour, Aquarium du Québec, The Fugacious Mega Parc, Musée de la civilisation, Musée du Fort, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and Observatoire de la Capitale are joining forces once again to offer visitors 20% off admission prices from June 15 to October 31, 2018 upon presentation of a receipt from any other participating attraction. A great way to encourage customers from here and abroad to discover several activities in the capital this summer!
Aquarium du Québec, a playground overflowing with life
Welcome to the only aquarium in Quebec that’s home to 10,000 marine animals, including fish, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, and marine mammals. Polar bears, walruses and seals will be the focus of many exciting encounters. You’ll witness feeding or training sessions and be instructed by experienced monitors. Covering 16 hectares, the vast site is very well laid out, both indoors and out. Water games, a junior aerial adventure course, and activity modules will amuse the youngsters. New this summer, the Aquarium will host a temporary exhibition, the Amazon collection. A fascinating experience is in store for young and old alike! www.sepaq.com/aquarium
The Fugacious Mega Parc
The Mega Parc as you’ve known it is now called the Fugacious Mega Parc; a temporary entertainment offer while the new park is being built. With approximately ten attractions, including new rides like the Virtual Reality, the Bouncy Inflatable Park, and the Laser Frenzy, the whole family will be amused. Rain or shine, open 363 days a year! The Fugacious Mega Parc is located inside Galeries de la Capitale, the only shopping centre open until 9 p.m. daily. www.mega-parc.com
Musée de la civilisation – Discover the creative hub that is London and push the limits of digital!
For 30 years, Musée de la civilisation has been pushing boundaries. This year at its London Calling exhibition, visit different neighbourhoods and creative scenes and discover artists that have shaped the city since the 1950s. Musée de la civilisation is also using digital technology to shed new light on a collection of eclectic items with Secrets Uncovered: 400 Objects, a World of Emotions. Visitors can also develop their digital creativity at MLab Creaform, the Museum’s digital exploration and experimentation laboratory. www.mcq.org
Musée du Fort – Discover the military history of Quebec City
The Musée du Fort presents an original sound and light show on the military history of Quebec City, including the famous Battle of the Plains of Abraham. A giant model representing the region circa 1750 brings this story alive. In 30 minutes, you will learn the importance of the unique geography of the region and the military strategies that made Quebec such a sought-after city. www.museedufort.com
Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, a very special art complex
Located in Battlefields Park, Quebec City’s Musée national des beaux-arts combines art, architecture, and nature. The Museum’s collection is displayed in four unique pavilions that turn the spotlight on Quebec artists from different artistic movements. www.mnbaq.org
Observatoire de la Capitale, the highest point in Quebec City
On the 31st and last floor of the Marie-Guyart building in the Parliament Hill area, Observatoire de la Capitale is one of Quebec City’s most popular attractions. At 221 meters in altitude, you can enjoy the breathtaking view of Old Quebec, Lower Town, the majestic St. Lawrence River, Île d’Orléans, the South Shore, and the Appalachian and Laurentian Mountains. Also explore Horizons, an original interpretive experience about the capital and its history, featuring two immersive videos. The Observatoire’s breathtaking panoramic view makes it an absolute must-see! www.observatoire-capitale.com