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FAQ - Planetarium

What does admission to the Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan include?

Your ticket to the planetarium lets you attend two shows of your choice on the same day. It also gives you access to the current exhibitions.

Are the Planetarium and its theatres wheelchair-accessible?

Yes, the entire building is wheelchair-accessible. Both theatres have designated areas for wheelchairs.

Does the Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan have a free section?

Yes, it is possible to visit the exhibitions for free during regular opening hours. It includes various interactive kiosks, multimedia games and projections in addition of temporary exhibitions.

Are the Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan's shows appropriate for children?

The shows are designed for people 7 years of age and older. The Montréal Space for Life does not recommend bringing younger children (0 to 6 years old) as the shows can be very upsetting for a young audience due to the sound level and special effects (“vertigo” effect, storm, etc.).

Please note that, out of respect for the other visitors, anyone who cannot remain quiet during the show will be asked to leave the theatre without refund.