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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 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice set of views esp the Citadelle and the port and older areas. However. The theme here is HOW GREAT ARE WE---WE SPEAK FRENCH AND HATE EVERYONE WHO DOES NOT. The walls of the exhibit are devoted to promoting in a nationalist...More

Thank Judith L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the highest point you can get in Québec City. You will see the configuration of the city but the best view from Québec is from the ground.

Thank Luc-quebec360
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a nice place to get a bird eye vue of the surrounding of Québec city. The price is too high, reasonable price.

Thank Hugo L
Reviewed 25 July 2017 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 12 July 2017

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
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Yes, you can do this easily.