Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium – Space for Life

Art, history and science museums
Hochelaga-Maisonneuve and Rosemont

Looking up at the starlit sky, have you ever wondered, “What’s out there?”. Well, unless you’re Elon Musk with your own rocket power, the Montréal Planetarium can get you answers through a blend of cutting-edge technology and creativity as it takes you to the nether regions of our firmament. 

Boldly go where no man has gone before (à la Star Trek) and plunge right into the mysteries of our universe through two immersive experiences: one that has a more poetic feel and another that takes a more scientific approach to what lies beyond our stratosphere.

Unleash your inner astronomy geek as you explore the Planetarium’s permanent exhibition, Exo: Our Search for Life in the Universe, which features interactive terminals, videos and multimedia games. And geology buffs will love the section devoted to meteorites – it rocks!

You can enjoy these awe-inspiring projections under the Planetarium’s leading-edge 360°domes in plush seats, all in a LEED-Platinum-certified building. Outside, you can also explore the astronomy-themed works of art that include a sundial, a digital installation and a monument to Copernicus.



Sep 10, 2017 to May 14, 2018: Sun, Tue, Wed, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thu, Fri, Sat, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Closed: Dec 24 and 25.


  • Child admission: $10
  • Student admission: $15
  • Adult admission: $21
  • Senior admission: $19
Fees subject to change
  • Cooperatives and non-profit organizations
  • Partner of Montréal Community Sustainable Development Plan 2010-2015
  • Green Policy
Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium – Space for Life
4801 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue
Parking: 3000 Viau Street
Montréal, QC H1V 3V4

Hochelaga-Maisonneuve and Rosemont
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