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Musée minéralogique de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue

Mineralogical Museum of Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Canadian Malartic Mine

  • ADDRESS

650, rue de la Paix

Malartic, Québec

J0Y 1Z0

  • 819 757.4677
  • 819 757.4140

Description of the attraction

Located in Malartic, The mineralogical museum of Abitibi-Temiscamingue presents a permanent exhibit about the geology and mining industry of the area. Come and see a spectacular gold collection, a sample from lunar rock and a large variety of minerals from around the world. Interactives games, a seismic simulator and the shadow theater complete an experience that the entire family will enjoy.

Then, visit the Canadian Malartic mines facilities, Canada’s largest open-pit gold mine currently in operation. Learn more about the day-to-day lives of numerous mine workers and the mining industry’s technological developments. You will be amazed by the gigantic equipment used and the fresh outlook on mining.

Services and general features of the attraction

  • Temporary exhibition
  • 4 permanent exhibitions
  • Reservation requested, 24h in advence | for weekends during winter
  • To visit the Canadian Malartic, visitors must be over 8 years old and wear closed shoes with flat soles
  • Visit of the Canadian Malartic upon reservation

Opening hours of the attraction

June 1st to September 2nd 2018 | Museum

Daily, 9am to 5pm

September 3rd 2018 to May 31st 2019 | Museum

Monday to Saturday, 9am to noon and 1pm to 5pm

 

The museum is also open during many holidays

June 1st to September 8th 2019 | Canadian Malartic mine

Tuesday to Sunday, one visit per day

Fees of the attraction

Museum
Adult, $9
Student and Senior | Over 55 years old, $7
Children | 5 to 12 years old, $5
5 years old and under, free
Family | 2 adults, 2 children, $23 (2$ per additional child)
Discount for groups

Canadian Malartic | includes the visit of the museum
Adult, $18
Children over 8 years old, $15
Student and Senior | Over 55 years old, $15
Family | 2 adults, 2 children, $50