Cosmodôme is off Hwy. 15 exit 8, .5 km (.3 mi.) w. on boul. St-Martin, .8 km (.5 mi.) n. on boul. Pierre Péladeau, and .2 km (.1 mi.) on av. du Cosmodôme. The Cosmodôme is a science center devoted to the science and technologies of space flight. Visitors choose from three interactive “missions”; during each 60-minute educational experience, participants must make decisions as if they were interplanetary explorers, engineers or space station workers.
In addition more than 50 hands-on displays relate the laws of space science. A 3-day, 2-night space camp also is offered for ages 9-15; phone ahead for details.
Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
One 60-minute mission and permanent exhibition $16.50; $13 (ages 7-17 and students with ID); $11 (ages 60+); $45 (family, two adults and two children under 17 or one adult and three children under 17; additional child $13). Other combination tickets are available. Prices may vary; phone ahead.
Hours: Cosmodôme daily 9-5, late June-Labour Day; 10-5, rest of year. Closed Dec. 31. Allow 2 hours minimum.