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Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium - Ground floor

  • Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan
Dining area on the ground floor of the planetarium
Photo: Espace pour la vie (Daniel Choinière)

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Here is the ideal framework for a spectacular, memorable event! Combine the vast reception lobby space to the attractive exhibition hall and the immersive experiences of the two theatres to create unique, unprecedented moments! The vast surface area of the premises offers a variety of possible configurations allowing you to create particularly striking environments. The complementary immersive experiences of our two theatres will transport your guests into the heart of the cosmos, through a passionate and moving exploration of our Universe, which they will continue by visiting the Exo: Our Search for Life in the Universe interactive exhibition. To ensure the success of your event, all services – parking, catering space, cloakroom – are close by, thus providing easy access and use of facilities, both for your guests and suppliers.

Seated (banquet style): 

Other capacities

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


1 031 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
  • Launch
  • Press event
  • Reception

Technical aspects

  • Basic lighting
  • Basic sound equipment
  • Microphones
  • Podium
  • Projection screen
  • Wireless microphones


  • Activities
  • Individual lockers with key (paid lockers)


  • Access for persons with reduced mobility

No smoking


Hourly rate

$1,100.00 (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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