Guided tours of the Maurice Lamontagne Institute

Estuary and the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Guided tours of the Maurice Lamontagne Institute are back for the summer of 2024!

Come visit us and discover the richness of marine sciences!

The Maurice Lamontagne Institute is the only Fisheries and Oceans Canada's French-language marine science research center and one of the largest in the world.

The 60-minute tours take place Monday to Friday, from June 25 to August 16, 2024, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. They are offered free of charge, in French or English.

You will have privileged access to :

  • The tank room
  • Some laboratories
  • The Canadian Coast Guard vessel maintenance shop

Learn more about the work of our scientists and the stimulating work environment that the Maurice Lamontagne Institute is.

Book now, places are limited!

To make a reservation, call us at 418-775-0870 or email us with your name, phone number, number of person(s) and desired time of visit.

We are located at:

850, route de la Mer (route 132)
Mont-Joli, Quebec

By the sea, between Sainte-Flavie and Reford Gardens

To learn more about the Maurice Lamontagne Institute, click here or watch this video