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Cristal du Lac - Économusée du prospecteur cristallier

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Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean Métabetchouan—Lac-à-la-Croix
An excursion to a mine: Dig and find your own quartz crystals while on a geological hike. Mineralogical activity centre: sift stones and fossils as they did in the Klondike era. Discover a pearl through pearl extraction and make jewellery with it on site.
Map and contact information


Open year round


General admission

Free admission

Other charges may apply.

Contact information

795 Route des Laurentides, Métabetchouan—Lac-à-la-Croix, Québec, Canada, G8G 1N2

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Signed access (blue signs)
  • Free parking

Available activities

  • Entertainment for children
  • Guided tour
  • Nature interpretation/observation
  • Workshop


  • Air conditioning
  • Boutique

Restaurant and food services

  • Picnic area
  • Café, tea room
  • Liquor licence


Eligible customers

  • Adults
  • Teens
  • Children
  • Groups


  • Entertainment available
  • Tours : in french
  • Tours : in english
  • Possible off-season opening
  • Group rates
  • Booking required
  • Maximum capacity: 58