Plan–tarium Rio Tinto Alcan

Type: Family Friendly, Planetarium / Observatory

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The Montreal Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium brings astronomy to Montrealers and visitors alike who appreciate the clear, light-pollution-free skies and the chance to handle samples of meteorites. The...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult (18-64) CAD21.50; Senior (65+) CAD19.25; Student CAD15.50; Child (5-17) CAD10.75; Child (4 and under) Free

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Online, non-refundable tickets.Thursdays after 5 pm tickets are 8.00 for all. Good discounts for add on tickets to related museums."
  • Things to Do with Kids: "Vaccine passports are required for all visitors over 13. Check the online schedules for film times and topics."
  • Museums: "Afternoon visits are best as mornings are generally reserved for school groups."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The main show takes visitors on a 30 - minute spaceship journey through the solar system, a meteorite shower and multiple galaxies.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: The state-of-the-art multimedia shows and hands-on activities will keep kids enthralled and informed on all matters pertaining to planet earth's place in the solar system.
  • Best for Museums Because: New, state of the art multimedia sky shows are always on view here.

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