Fossilarium

On the fossil trail:
Over 1000 fossils to discover!
819 723-2500

Events Calendar

Group and Family Outing

Évolution des dinosaures aux humains

Visit's Evolution

Safari en famille

Souvenirs kept

Papillon dans la volière du Fossilarium

I take my place, wait up

Families will maximize their scientific learning of their visits with children who are at least 5 years old. We have activities such as colouring and play dough moulding of fossils for the very young.

 

Museum activities

 

Main exhibition: "See Life in the Stone Bed"

 

  • See over a thousand fossils, some of which you can touch
  • Have fun moulding fossils using play dough for the younger ones (pre-school/first cycle)
  • Watch videos showing how an animal fossilize and what they look like
  • Learn about the unique geology of our area that allows us to have fossils (secondary)
  • Play games of association and experimentation
  • Follow the little paleontologist path and see hidden fossils print using a spotlight (pre-school and primary 1st and 2nd cycle)
  • Look at fossils through a microscope linked to a TV screen
  • Shop at our gift shop for a souvenir, we have fossils, minerals and games (starting from 25¢)

 

 Optional (additional cost applies, inquire for more details)

 

  • Children's play-doh fossil moulding for take away souvenir ($0.50)
  • Children's little fossil safari at the local beach where each child collects and takes away a fossil ($1.00)
  • Fossil souvenir identified with a label ($1.00)
  • Jewellery crafting with fossils ($6.00 to $9.00)

 

Tour our "Insects, an evolutionary success" exhibition

 

  • Learn to distinguish the main orders of insects
  • Observe our butterflies and moths collection from the meadows, forest, etc.
  • Live insects will fly and move before you
  • Try youth teeth on insects appetizers (optional)
  • Look at them through a magnifying glass
  • Spend some time doing puzzles, and colouring (pre-school)

 

Fossil safaris of 1 hour, 2.5 hours, or a whole day

 

Schedule and admissions

 

The museum is open everyday starting from June 24 to mi-September, from 10h00 to 17h00. Off season, we accept visitors upon reservation. 

 

 

Access to our galleries taxes incluDED 
Child (5 - 12) $4.25                  
Adult (12+) $7.25                  
Senior (65+) $6.00                  

Family**

$23.00                  
Group of 15+ (each) $6.00                  
School Group (each) $5.00                  

 

MINI SAFARI (1 Hour) taxes incluDED
1 - 19 people (each) $16               
20 + people (each)  $14               
Family **                                                                              $45              

 

DISCOVERY SAFARI (2,5  HOURS)*** taxes incluDED 
1 - 19 people (each) $28              
20 + people (each) $26              
Family **

$70              

 

PALEONTOLOGIST FOR A DAY**** taxes incluDED 
1 - 15 people (each)

$70             

Family **

 $170              

 


** (a family ticket is good for 2 adults and their children, it does not include the extended family)

*** Minimum 2 persons

**** Minimum 3 persons

Book with us

 

To book, give us a call or send us an e-mail:

Online request:

Telephone: 1-819-723-2500

 

To help you make the reservation you may use this form.

Formulaire Familiaux
(114 Ko)

 

 

 

 

 

 



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