Dark Universe / aurorae

Guided activity - Show

January 1 to September 5, 2016
The Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium is closed on Mondays except for February 29, March 28 and May 23.

Please allow up to 2 hours to see both shows.
All Day Event
4801, avenue Pierre-De Coubertin
Montréal, QC Canada
H1V 3V4

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Dark Universe

Come on a voyage to the very limits of outer space. Roam from galaxy to supercluster, to learn more about the origins of the Universe and its evolution.  It’s an exploration into the structure of the visible Universe and the mysterious dark matter that we can’t see.

Dark Universe was developed by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (, in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, and GOTO INC, Tokyo, Japan.

7 years old and over.

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From Montréal to Yellowknife, from outer space to the Earth’s core, aurōrae explains and transcends the wonderfully inspiring and electrifying aurora borealis, the Northern Lights. Guided by an enthusiastic expert, come delight in an exceptional immersive experience beneath the spectacular dome at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium.

Celebrate light under one of nature’s most breathtaking spectacles, set to an energizing beat by DJ Champion.

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