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Observatoire de la Capitale

Edifice Marie-Guyart | 1037, rue De La Chevrotiere, 31st floor, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5E9, Canada
+1 418-644-9841
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Located on the 31st (and top) floor of the Marie-Guyart Building, the Observatory is the highest point in Québec City, offering a spectacular 360 degree view. It offers a new multimedia interpretation display that takes visitors on a fantastic journey through time. State-of-the-art technology in the form of interactive touch screen terminals, soundscapes, and 3D images takes travelers back through Québec City’s rich past.
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Edifice Marie-Guyart | 1037, rue De La Chevrotiere, 31st floor, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5E9, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-644-9841
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The observatory offers a wide aerial view of the city but, unfortunately, it isn't that great to justify the admission fee. It is basically a place to take a couple selfies and leave. Québec City has better things to offer on ground level.

1  Thank Adriano P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On the top of this building, they have created an observation deck on all 4 sides, with detailed interactive maps showing what you are seeing. We were there on a clear day and enjoyed the experience and learned a lot about the city.

Thank CindyJeff
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The highest floor of the highest tower building just next to the old town has been set as the Town Observatory. Recently refurbished, with new attractions, it is by far the best spot to get a good view of the old town and surroundings. With...More

Thank Jacques R
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went up to the 31st floor of the Marie Guyart building to enjoy the observatory and views of the city. Although you do get lovely 360 degree views, it is all indoors. It would be nice if there was an outdoor...More

Thank Cam B
CCNQ, Gestionnnaire de communauté at Observatoire de la Capitale, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Hello Mrs. Cam B. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We take note of your comments. The Observatory is a very good start to orient and visit the city. As you may know your ticket allows you to return as many times as...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017

It is nice to see all of the city and views along with information provided about Quebec. We could not leave when we wanted to due to protests on main level. This is a government building. Eventually we were allowed to leave.

Thank Holly D
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We arrived on a Friday morning at about 11 am and were the only people there. Given that, the staff had plenty of time and made a point of telling us whatever we wanted to know. We spent well over an hour and left with...More

Thank Barbara353
Reviewed 30 December 2016

My cousin and I went in the midst of the great snowstorm of 2016...when it had already snowed 6 inches in a few hours. Our visibility was low, but we could still see out. In some ways, it was a cooler view of the city...More

Thank travelingtexan23
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Fantastic views with an interesting movie filmed by a drone ,yes it is a glassed in observatory which doesn't detract from the views and allows school children and tourists to walk around unescorted.There is statistics boards with very interesting past and present history snippets on...More

Thank Iona B
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This is a 360 view and a history lesson all in one packed in one hour. Buy a coffee on the first floor and bring with you to enjoy view. The view is spectacular with information about what you are seeing far away. There is...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Observatoire provides a very nice view of Old Quebec, but I wish it was outside like the Empire State Building or Top of The Rock in NYC. I did enjoy being able to actually see the star-shaped outline of the Citadelle after hearing about...More

Thank lemonlime78
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