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Opening hours and dates Summer 2018
 
The ASTROLab is opened according to this schedule
 
October to April
 
The Observatory paved road is closed during winter.  The only way up is by snowshoeing.
 
May 19 to June 22
 
Daytime astronomy activities : Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4:30 pm.

Astronomy evenings at the ASTROLab : Saturdays, 8:00 pm. Additional on May 20th and June 22nd.
 
 
June 23 to July 4
 
Daytime astronomy activities :  from noon to 4:30 pm (except June 25th).

Astronomy evenings at the ASTROLab :  8:00 pm (except June 25th & July 2nd)

Astronomy evenings at the Popular Observatory :
1st evening :  8:00 pm (except June 25th and July 2nd)
2nd evening : 10:30 pm  June 23rd, 26th, 30th and July 1st, 3rd and 4th.
 

 
 
July 5 to July 21
 
Daytime astronomy activities :  from noon to 4:30 pm.
July 21 : Special 40th anniversary of the observatory: extra visit at 11am (arrive at the park before 10:15)

Astronomy Festival : 8:00 pm July 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 & 21.

Astronomy evenings at the ASTROLab : 8:00 pm July 17 & 18.

Astronomy evenings at the Popular observatory :
1st evening : 8:00 pm on July 8, 10, 11 & 15  /  7:45 pm on July 16, 17 & 18.
2nd evening : 10:30 pm on July 8, 10 & 11  / 10:15 pm on July 16, 17 & 18.
 
 
July 22 to 29
 
Daytime astronomy activities :  noon to 4:30 pm.
Special 40th anniversary of the observatory: extra visit at 11am (arrive at the park before 10:15)

Astronomy evenings at the ASTROLab : 8:00 pm

Astronomy evenings at the Popular observatory :
1st evening : 7:45 pm
2nd evening :  10:15 pm 
 
 
July 30 to August 9
 
Daytime astronomy activities :  from noon to 4:30 pm.
Special 40th anniversary of the observatory: extra visit at 11am (arrive at the park before 10:15)

Astronomy evenings at the ASTROLab : 8:00 pm

Astronomy evenings at the Popular observatory :
1st evening : 7:30 pm
2nd evening : 10 pm 
 
 
August 10 to 14
 
Daytime astronomy activities : everyday from noon to 4:30 pm.
Special 40th anniversary of the observatory: extra visit at 11am (arrive at the park before 10:15)

Perseids Evenings : from 8 pm to 2 am 
Check the schedule with the reception.

 
 
August 15 to 26
 
Daytime astronomy activities : from noon to 4:30 pm
Special 40th anniversary of the observatory: August 15 to 19 extra visit at 11am (arrive at the park before 10:15)

Astronomy evenings at the ASTROLab : 7:30 pm  (except August 15, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 &26)

Astronomy evenings at the Popular observatory :
1st evening : 7:00 pm
 2nd evening : 9:30 pm
 
 
August 27 to September 16
 
Daytime activities : Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4:30 pm.
Available also on after-noons from Wednesday to Friday.

Astronomy evenings at the ASTROLab :
Saturdays  7:00 pm also Sunday September 2  at 7 pm
2nd evening : 10 pm Spetember 1, 2 & 8.

Astronomy evenings at the Popular observatory :
7 pm from August 29 to September 2
2nd evening :  9:30 pm on September 1 & 2
 
 
September 17 to October 7
 
Daytime astronomy activities : Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4:30 pm.

Astronomy evenings at the ASTROLab :
7 pm on Saturdays also October 5 & 7
2nd evening : 10 pm October 6 & 7.

 
 
October 13 to October 27
 
Astronomy evenings at the ASTROLab : saturdays 7:00 pm



 
 
 
THE WELCOME CENTRE OF THE OBSERVATORY SECTOR IS OPENED ACCORDING TO THIS SCHEDULE :
 
April 30 to June 21
 
From 9 am to 4 pm from Monday to Friday
From 8:30 to 4:30 from Saturday to Sunday
Untill 11 pm when there are astronomy evenings (saturday nights during spring)
 
June 22 to September 3
 
Everyday from 8h30 to 11 pm when there are astronomy evenings
 
September 4 to November 4
 
From 9 am to 4 pm from Monday to Friday
From 8h30 to 4h30 from Saturday to Sunday
Untill 10 pm when there are astronomy evenings (saturday nights during automn)
 
November 5 to December 20
 
Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm
Monday to Friday     Welcome Center closed
 
 
THE WELCOME CENTRE OF THE FRANCEVILLE SECTOR IS OPENED ACCORDING TO THIS SCHEDULE :
 
April 9 to May 1
 
Welcome Center closed
 
May 2 to May 17
 
Wednesday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm
Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm
 
 
May 18 to June 21
 
Wednesday and Thrusday from 10 am to 5 pm
Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 9 pm
Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm
 
 
June 22 to September 3
 
Friday-Saturday from 9 am to 9 pm
Sunday to Thursday from 9 am to 8 pm
 
September 4 to October 8
 
Sunday to Thrusday from 10 am to 5 pm
Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 9 pm
 
October 9 to December 20
 
Wednesday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm
Saturdays and Sundays 9 am to 4 pm
 
 
December 21 to January 6
 
Everyday from 9 am to 4:30 pm
 
 
January 7 to February 22
 
Wednesday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm
Saturdays to Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm
 
 

From February to November : group visits are possible with a reservation.
The Park's trails are opened daily year-round.
 
Reservations required for astronomy evenings.
Dates may vary without notice.
Check the schedule with the reception.
 
Astrolab du Mont-Mégantic