The St. Lawrence estuary in four stages
Stage 1: The aquarium park
Observe marine life in a series of themed pools. Dip your hands into the tactile pools and touch live crabs, molluscs and echinoderms!
Stage 2: The museum
Take a new, clear-eyed look at the sharks with the exhibition SHARKS: 100 MILLION DEATHS and discover amazing facts about these little-known and vulnerable creatures.
Hollywood movies and the media have transformed sharks into icons of our collective imagination, but is this fear rational?
While the St. Lawrence is an omnipresent feature of Quebec’s geography, it nevertheless conceals thousands upon thousands of secrets. Through scientific research, you can learn about the oceanographic properties of the seaway, debunk the mysteries of marine biotechnology, and better understand fishing, aquaculture, and the stakes in play on a day-to-day basis. As you browse Mysteries beneath the waves, you will discover a surprising, even mythical world of wonders.
Stage 3: Sea excursion
Hop aboard the JV Exploramer to watch crab and whelk traps being hauled from the water, and help to gather scientific data.
Stage 4: Exploring the coastline
Put on a pair of waders, grab a bucket and net, and explore the coastline in the company of a naturalist guide. At the end you’ll empty your net and take a close look at what you’ve found.
Savour the moment
What better way to end your visit than at La mer à boire outdoor café! The certified Smarter Seafood menu features a variety of delicious dishes made from lesser-known species from the St. Lawrence.
Before you leave, drop by the souvenir boutique to pick up sea-themed treasures to take home!
Immerse yourself in a fascinating underwater world!
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