Montreal, December 20, 2018 – Looking for last-minute gift ideas or family activities for a memorable holiday season? There are so many ways to bring joy to the people you love at the Old Port and the Science Centre.

5 exhibitions, 2 IMAX films and hours of fun at the Science Centre  

For an entertaining, interactive outing, just head over to the Montréal Science Centre. With five interactive exhibitions, including Indigenous Ingenuity, winner of a Numix Award, the Science Centre offers something for everyone and a welcome respite from the cold. Combine your visit with one of the IMAX films currently on offer: Pandas 3D, which has thrilled crowds since its release in October or the visually striking and highly successful  Oceans 3D.

For an original gift that is sure to please, consider a Science Centre membership, which offers a host of privileges throughout the year. The Centre’s gift shop, Boutique Neurons, located near the IMAX cinema, also has a wide range of gifts for the scientifically inclined.

More winter activities than ever at the Old Port

The Natrel Rink and Natrel Fire on Ice, presented by Van Houtte, have become a holiday fixture, but did you know that Voiles en Voiles opened a winter adventure park this year? Activities include:

– Tube slides more than 20 feet high

– Snow scooter

– Target archery

– Quad

– Segway

The Old Port is also home to the Montreal Observation Wheel providing a breathtaking view of the city in a festive atmosphere, the MTL Zipline for the more adventurous, and of course, the Bota Bota spa sur l’eau for some well-earned relaxation.

All these experiences also can be offered as gifts for loved ones who want to take full advantage of the winter season.

Click here for the complete program of winter activities at the Old Port of Montréal

About the Montréal Science Centre  

The Montréal Science Centre is a complex dedicated to science and technology, with more than 700,000 visitors annually. It is characterized by its accessible, interactive approach and its showcasing of local innovation and know-how.

About the Old Port of Montréal

For more than 25 years, the Old Port of Montréal has offered a variety of participatory, cultural and leisure activities as well as opportunities for scientific exploration at the Montréal Science Centre. Bordering a 2.5-kilometre stretch of the St. Lawrence River, the Old Port of Montréal is the most popular recreational tourism site in Quebec, with six million visitors annually.


Source: Old Port of Montréal and Montréal Science CentreInformation  

Jean-Philippe Rochette  

Public Relations Manager  

Phone:     514.283.7160