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ZOOlympics 2024

09:00am - 05:00pm
All ages
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Please note that the last admission of the day is at 4pm.
ZOOlympics 2024

This summer, get ready to become champions of biodiversity! Be ready to test your knowledge and skills through a variety of activities inspired by Quebec's animals!

We promise you a summer full of events to celebrate the summer season: captivating presentations enriched with fun and educational challenges, games, and exceptional encounters with the animals in our care, our team and our partners, and much more await you.

With family or friends, prepare to experience unforgettable moments during your visit to the Ecomuseum Zoo, where you will become wildlife athletes, champions of the ZOOlympics!

ZOOlympics 2024 Presentations: discover nature's champions

All summer long, from Saturday, June 22 to Saturday, August 31, our wildlife experts will help you discover the amazing skills of Quebec's animals! It's competition time!

Which animal would take the prize for the longest jump? Who has the sharpest eyesight? Come and find out and compare yourself to the majestic animals of Quebec!

Presentations take place at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm in front of the different living space of the animals.

Following each presentation, you will have the chance to take part in a ZOOlympic challenge! Are your eyes as good as the Golden Eagle's? Children and adults alike can test their skills and compare themselves with the animal champions!

By taking part, you will also be entered in the week's contest! The winner of the draw will take home a Zootique gift basket worth $50!

This activity is offered with the purchase of an admission ticket.

Carry the flame of biodiversity by completing the ZOOlympiques trail

A fun way to visit? Complete your zoo passport-map during your visit to test your knowledge! Find the right order on the species podiums and rekindle the ZOOlympics flame to help protect Quebec's wildlife.

A family version and an adult version will be available!

Complete the passport for your chance to win the prize of the month, a Zootique gift basket worth $75!

This activity is offered with the purchase of an admission ticket.

Immerse yourself in the spirit of the ZOOlympics with our guided tour of the Ecomuseum Zoo!

Why not add an exclusive touch to your day at the zoo? Led by a naturalist guide for 45 minutes with a small group, this tour will take you on a journey of discovery of the Quebec wildlife that resides in our care at the Ecomuseum Zoo. You will learn about their extraordinary skills and survival techniques, as ZOOlympic champions in their respective disciplines.

After this enriching experience, you can continue your visit and observe the animals like never before! It is a unique opportunity to explore the zoo from a different angle, become an expert on Quebec wildlife, and encourage your loved ones to also earn for themselves the gold medal for zoological knowledge!

Guided tours are available with reservations from Saturday to Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., in French or English, on our website here, or directly at the zoo our guides are all bilingual, $6.50 per person, places limited.

Reservations open in June.

Visit the ZOOlympic villages: educational pods

All summer long, come and visit the ZOOlympic villages: the educational pods!

Three pods will be accessible to help you become a champion of Quebec wildlife:

  • Beaks and feathers

  • Prey and predators

  • Endangered species

Experience+ activities

There are plenty of Experience+ activities this summer! Want to better understand how to care for animals? Meet our education champions and spend two extraordinary hours training for the feeding marathon or the animal enrichment high jump, as well as getting exclusive information on the different species. Immerse yourself in the animal world with our zoologists and enjoy a ZOOlympic-level experience at the Zoo Ecomuseum!

Book your place now to take part in one of 6 different formulas!

  • Zookeeper for a day

  • Breakfast for the Bear

  • Breakfast for the Wolves

  • Breakfast for the Otters and the Fishers

  • Breakfast for the Lynx

  • Breakfast for the Foxes

Experience+ activities are available for booking on the website just here, our guides are all bilingual, places are limited.

Sunday at the Museum

You can enjoy free access on the first Sunday of each month at participating museum institutions, thanks to the support of the Ministry of Culture and Communications. It is necessary to book your ticket in advance online on our website.

Don't wait, tickets are limited and go as fast as a Coyote!

Tickets are available in the last section of the online ticketing page.

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