Mingan Island Cetacean Study Research Station

Mingan Island Cetacean Study Research Station, Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan: Hours, Address, Mingan Island Cetacean Study Research Station Reviews: 5/5

Mingan Island Cetacean Study Research Station

Mingan Island Cetacean Study Research Station
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
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 full week out on the water and at the station for a unique wildlife experience, you are all welcome to the Mingan Island Cetacean Study research station. Note: We cannot accept pregnant women or children under the age of 12 for our boat trips.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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shanaamy
Richmond Hill70 contributions
Jul. 2018 • Family
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.
Written August 6, 2018
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mswestlinn2015
West Linn, OR47 contributions
Aug. 2017 • Family
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 Whale. You'll learn about the ongoing Blue whale research. Volunteer programs are available.
Written August 27, 2017
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Sarah-Claude L
1 contribution
May 2016 • Friends
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 whales. It was always so fun to meet the clients and see their joy as they saw their first whale of the day. The MAJOR difference coming with the MICS on the sea, is that you are with biologists and experts ! You can ask whatever questions you have, they will know the answer. You'll get close to whale/marine mammals and you'll help finance research on the St-Lawrence river. It's a once in a lifetime experience, I garantee it ! The day on the sea may be to hard for young kids, but perfect for teens and adults !
Written May 24, 2016
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AMGQC
Toronto, Canada1 contribution
Jul. 2015 • Family
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 the acoustic experience room.
The research station offers day trips out to see whales with their researchers, which was absolutely incredible! We saw fin whales and minke whales on our trip out.
Whether you are passing through Longue-Pointe de Mingan or staying for a while, take the time to visit this museum and take a trip out on the water!
Written August 6, 2015
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sabgkids
Lilburn, GA191 contributions
Aug. 2013
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!
Written September 3, 2013
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Mingan Island Cetacean Study Research Station is open:
  • Sun - Sat 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.