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Address: 1, rue du Quai, Sainte Anne des Monts, Quebec G4V 2B6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 418-763-2500 ‎
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Educational on a rainy day

Ce centre educationel etait parfait pour une journee pluvieuse, suivi dun souper dans le village. Went on a rainy/variable day which was a great way for the kids to learn about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Andrea G
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Gatineau, Canada
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Gatineau, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ce centre educationel etait parfait pour une journee pluvieuse, suivi dun souper dans le village. Went on a rainy/variable day which was a great way for the kids to learn about the ocean at the beginning of our trip. Since I'm French it's easy for me to manoeuvre in QC, but staff were professionals in their field. You can swipe... More 

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Bucks. UK
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385 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

This exhibition is really well done and showcases the sea life of the St Lawrence. It is under threat of closure and should be supported as it is a great resource for this little town.

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Chicago, IL
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179 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

A marvelous combination of aquarium and hands-on experience, the perfect way to introduce visitors (especially kids) to a region still dependent on the sea. Probably the only way to experience fish-harvesting without hiring onto a boat -- and if there's a species in adjacent waters, it's probably in one of its tanks (including live cod, sea urchins and lobster).

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Thank alsolly
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Just went into the very nice boutique/gift shop. Good selection, nearly surprising for the otherwise rather quiet harbour

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Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The kids liked it but they also really wanted to go fishing and that was unavailable. Enjoyed the fourchette bleue program that they have a tasted seal for the first time! actually very yummy!

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Ottawa, Canada
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

This is a truly amazing facility, featuring a dozen tanks with raven fish (a favourite), wolffish, cod, zooplankton, blue lobster, crabs, whelks, starfish. Fascinating to discover what life looks like under the estuary and gulf. Has a cafe, a great play area outside. Reserve the boat ride if you can and weather is good. Great fish restaurant adjacent. Ste Anne... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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61 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were passing through, weather was substandard, so decided to stop in. Not a bad facility given the remote location. Price is a bit high for what you get given that you can easily go through in about an hour (even with kids in tow). Staff are super friendly. Had one give us overtime in the touching pools given that... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Not a bad little place if you have a couple of hours spare or children to entertain. More of an educational experience than entertainment and a good launch point for a spot of whale watching. The upstairs static displays are informative, with good use of technology to ram home the message that we need to improve our Eco habits. The... More 

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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Good local place. Good for families to learn about the beautiful St Lawrence River. If I were traveling with children I would check on what programs they were offering and when. I would certainly schedule a stop for a program. And to let the kids stretch their legs. It is not a big-city aquarium but it does offer a lot... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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154 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I had expected more of this attraction. It was small, an only so and so in terms of content. For children,great that they can look and feel

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