Tourisme Charlevoix

Observatoire de l’Astroblème de Charlevoix

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The Observatoire de l'Astroblème de Charlevoix is the only interpretation center dedicated to the famous meteoritic origin of the region. A scientific animator will guide you through an interactive experience, dotted with several spectacular samples of impactites from Charlevoix, with a superb 3D scale model of the region. We also own some meteorites that you will even take in your hands! A must for understanding the genesis of Charlevoix.
We also offer you the opportunity to go and discover some geological attractions of the area with a guide, or using your smartphone. Download the "Parcours géologique de Charlevoix" app turn the location service on and we wish you to have great discoveries !

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Observatoire de l’Astroblème de Charlevoix

  • Services & equipments

    • Nearby parking
    • Free outdoor parking
    • Bus parking

Activities

  • The Observatoire de l'Astroblème de Charlevoix is the only inerpretation centre of the region's famous meteorite origin. An expert guide wil take you trough an interactive visit strewn with spectacular samples of Charlevoix impactites. On display also meteorites that you will be able to take into your hands! A must-live experience to better understand Charlevoix's genesis.

  • The Observatoire de l'Astroblème de Charlevoix is the only interpretation center dedicated to the famous meteoritic origin of the region. A scientific animator will guide you through an interactive experience, dotted with several spectacular samples of impactites from Charlevoix, with a superb 3D scale model of the region. We also own some meteorites that you will even take in your hands! A must for understanding the genesis of Charlevoix.
    We also offer you the opportunity to go and discover some geological attractions of the area with a guide, or using your smartphone. Download the "Parcours géologique de Charlevoix" app turn the location service on and we wish you to have great discoveries !

Description

  • Features

    • Restrooms

Business

Not all congresses are held in an ancient meteorite impact crater ! We will be happy to welcome your corporate group.

  • Affiliated with a chain Fairmont hotels
  • Type of location Activities and attractions
  • Distance from the airport 11 km
  • Accessible via Train, Bus, Taxi, Car, Helicopter
  • Destinations close by Charlevoix, Québec
  • Customers served Group , Corporate
  • Jean-Michel Gastonguay (418) 633-2277

Services & equipments

  • Services & equipments

    • Nearby parking
    • Free outdoor parking
    • Bus parking

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  • j ai vue 2 sortes de baleine

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2018-08-28
    Danie D, Vercheres, Canada

    i saw 2 differents kind of whales from this point of vue. the view is wonderful. we also did the whales boat it was great

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  • Saturn is the "star" of the show.

    4 on 5 stars Notice written on 2018-07-22
    M7882EVjamesh, Montreal, Canada

    As Mars was passing very close to earth we decided to head to this observatory in the early evening an sat through a one hour presentation with a small group of people. By the time it was over it...

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  • A must see..

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2016-07-25
    640christenal, Centreville

    It was so delightful to stop and overlook a breathtaking view; easy walking ; nice place to have a picnic; great for young and old next to golf course and not far from the Fairmont... great...

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Contact informations

595, Côte Bellevue
Pointe-au-Pic (QC)  G5A 3B2

  418 324-4522
  info@astroblemecharlevoix.org

Schedule

Ouvert en saison

From 22 June to 1 September

  • 10:00 to 17:00 - Monday
  • 10:00 to 17:00 - Tuesday
  • 10:00 to 17:00 - Wednesday
  • 10:00 to 17:00 - Thursday
  • 10:00 to 17:00 - Friday
  • 10:00 to 17:00 - Saturday
  • 10:00 to 17:00 - Sunday

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  • Cash
  • Debit card

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