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Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan - Reception lobby, dining area and both theatres

  • Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan
Show at the Milky Way Theatre
Photo: Espace pour la vie (Daniel Choinière)

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Give your guests a memorable experience as part of a prestigious event such as a sophisticated reception or press conference! With a large capacity and resolutely modern style, the reception lobby offers great flexibility in terms of configuration. Its proximity to essential services needed for your event, such as a parking area and catering space, makes holding the even easy and facilitates access for your guests. Make a splash by adding access to our two theatres! Your guests will enjoy two complementary immersive experiences where science, art and emotion come together in an unexpected way.

Seated (banquet style): 

Other capacities

For security reasons, the theatres can accommodate no more than three wheelchairs at a time.


550 square meters

Rental duration

3 hours minimum

Availability of spaces

Available on evenings from Sunday to Wednesday. Please note that due to a temporary exhibition, the main hall is not available for renting between June 2018 and January 2019. Thank you for your understanding.

Type of event

  • Cocktail party
  • Press event
  • Reception

Technical aspects

  • Basic lighting
  • Basic sound equipment
  • Microphones
  • Podium
  • Projection screen
  • Video equipment (3/4 VHS SVHS screen projector)
  • Wireless microphones


  • Activities
  • Individual lockers with key (paid lockers)


  • Access for persons with reduced mobility

No smoking


Hourly rate

$800.00 (minimum of 3 hours)

Additional fees for the following services could be added to the renting cost : security agent, technician, animation or others.

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