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Mingan Island Cetacean Study Research Station

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Informative and well worth the visit.

We had a tour of the museum which is shared with the national park. A great place to stop and... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Richmond Hill
A must visit

If traveling the North Shore route, also marked as the Whale route, stopping as this whale... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2017
West Linn, Oregon
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6 Aug 2018
“Informative and well worth the visit.”
27 Aug 2017
“A must visit”
ENGLISH: Come join us at the MICS research station! Whether you just want to find out more about marine mammals in the Gulf of St Lawrence through a guided tour of our beautiful museum by experienced and knowledgeable scientists, or join us for a...more
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378 Bord de la Mer, Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan, Quebec G0G 1V0, Canada
+1 418-949-2845
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We had a tour of the museum which is shared with the national park. A great place to stop and learn about the blue whales and research they're doing for endangered wild life. The team couldn't have been more helpful or friendly.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shanaamy
Reviewed August 27, 2017

If traveling the North Shore route, also marked as the Whale route, stopping as this whale museum/research center is a must-see. The center features information about the many species of whales that migrate the North Shore from the smallest Minke whale to the largest Blue...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 24, 2016

I've had the pleasure to be part of the team while studying in Biology. I've met wonderful and passionnate people, willing to give all they got for the station. Part of my job was to assist travelers coming with us on expedition to watch the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed August 6, 2015

An absolutely fascinating visit! We took a guided tour through the museum by an extremely knowledgeable guide. The museum is full of neat artifacts and beautiful paintings. We were also given the option to view a short film on whales in the area and visit...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Well done museum exhibiting the marine mammals of the St. Lawrence. Very knowledgable staff to guide you through, in French and English! Active research station for the whales that visit this area. Take the time to visit!

Date of experience: August 2013
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