Exhibits and Activities

The Museum is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2022! Opened in May 1997, the Museum wants to celebrate this special event with many wonderful surprises throughout 2022. On the schedule are innovative projects, updated branding, and thematic elements to highlight our past achievements. We are looking forward to celebrating this happy event with you!

Theme 1 - Return of the Prehistoric Giants

Theme 2 - Urban Fauna, Odd Neighbours!

Temporary Exhibit

Annual programming

The Museum offers special activities for each season.

Winter – December to February

  • December 5 – Free Sunday – “Indoor Explo-Discovery” exhibit.
  • December 18 and 19 – Participation in the City of Bécancour’s “Place aux fêtes” event.
  • December 23 to 31 – Free trail access.
  • January 2 – Free Sunday – “Indoor Explo-Discovery” exhibit.
  • January 8 and 9 – Participation in the City of Bécancour’s “Place aux fêtes” event.
  • February 2 – Groundhog Day activity.
  • February 6 – Free Sunday – “Indoor Explo-Discovery” exhibit.
  • February 12 and 13 – Valentine’s Day activity.

Spring – March to May

  • February 28 to March 6 – Spring break and special activities.
  • March 6 – Free Sunday – “Indoor Explo-Discovery” exhibit.
  • April 3 – Free Sunday – “Indoor Explo-Discovery” exhibit.
  • April 16 to 18 – Easter activity.
  • April 22 – Themed workshop for Earth Day.
  • May 1 – Free Sunday – “Indoor Explo-Discovery” exhibit.
  • May 6 – In-person high school science fair.
  • May 6 and 7 – 24 Hours of Science.
  • May – Virtual primary school science fair.
  • May 28 and 29 – Nature Day – 1st BioBlitz.

Summer – June to August

  • June 5 – Free Sunday – “Outdoor Explo-Discovery” exhibit.
  • June – Opening of the pollinator garden.
  • June – 2nd BioBlitz.
  • June – Opening of the third annual Echoes of Origins!
  • July 3 – Free Sunday – “Outdoor Explo-Discovery” exhibit.
  • July – Special schedule “Construction Week”.
  • August 7 – Free Sunday – “Outdoor Explo-Discovery” exhibit.
  • August – Special workshop about bats.

Autumn – September to November

  • September 4 – Free Sunday – “Outdoor Explo-Discovery” exhibit.
  • September – New exhibit “Like a Fish in Water” from Musée du Fjord.
  • Mid-September – Opening of pick-your-own weekends until mid-October.
  • September 24 and 25 – Special exhibit for Journées de la Culture.
  • October 2 – Free Sunday – “Outdoor Explo-Discovery” exhibit.
  • October – Themed activity for Halloween.
  • November 6 – Free Sunday – “Indoor Explo-Discovery” exhibit.

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