Museum

IMPORTANT – Due to Covid-19, we strongly advise you to book your visit to the museum as we operate with time slots of up to 60 visitors.

A garden under the sea

The permanent exhibition A Garden Under the Sea showcases a living collection of fish and organisms inhabiting the Gulf of St. Lawrence. You will discover the beauties of this underwater Eden by crossing the basins and aquaria which contain nearly 60 different species.

Sharks: 100 million deaths

In this interactive exhibit, experience a heart-pounding encounter with the most feared killer of the sea: the shark. Hollywood movies and the media have transformed sharks into icons of our collective imagination, inspiring both awe and fear each time we venture into the sea. But is this fear based on facts?

Take a new, clear-eyed look at the sharks of the St. Lawrence with Sharks: 100 million deaths and discover amazing facts about these little-known and vulnerable creatures.

Exceptional beings – When science rivals fiction

What makes marine life so diverse? The long series of transformations known as evolution! Through interactive touch screens, digital games and scientific research content, discover the many species found in the St. Lawrence as well as the mysterious and unusual world of these exceptional beings.

VIRTUAL BIRD WATCHING STATION

Seabirds are the masters of Gaspesian cliffs along the magnificent St. Lawrence. The Birds and the Sea virtual observation station highlights the diversity of species, the marine habitat and the behavior of these seabirds. Using augmented reality, take a glimpse at four emblematic species living in the Gaspé Peninsula.

Smarter Seafood Exhibit

Smarter Seafood is an eco-guide for consumers, advising on the choice of local fish and seafood, and certification for restaurants and fish markets. This exhibition allows you to learn about sustainable fisheries, the species valued by Smarter Seafood and give you ideas for cooking them.

Travelling Exhibitions

Exploramer is proud to present its exhibition for rent.

Mysteries beneath the waves

Offer your visitors an incursion into the heart of the St. Lawrence. This bilingual exhibition presents current scientific work around four major themes: physical oceanography, fishing and mariculture, marine biotechnologies and ecological stakes. Laboratory areas allow visitors to put themselves in the researchers’ shoes and practice science.

This exhibition was made possible thanks to the participation of   

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For more information, contact museum project manager :

exposition@exploramer.qc.ca

418-763-2500 ext. 221