Because good weather is not always what you get, we’ve put together a top 5 family activities for rainy days in Quebec City!
You are enjoying a getaway to Quebec City and Mother Nature has decided to ruin your plans? Wondering what to do! Don’t worry, here are several suggestions for what to do with children in Quebec City on this rainy day!
Located on Charest Boulevard East, between rue du Parvis and rue de la Chapelle in the heart of Saint-Roch district, Benjo store covers an area of 25 000 square feet. It is also possible to access it via the St-Joseph Street, the main artery of the neighborhood. By doing so, you will be welcome by the giant frog and your smaller children will go through a mini-door specially designed for kids! What a bold way of starting the experience! Benjo offers visitors fifteen departments on two divisions: a store part and a workshop part, which includes a workroom, a children’s party room and a café. Toys therein have been carefully selected to offer only what is best for families. It includes a wide selection of products made in Quebec, that is not found easily elsewhere. You may find baby products and toys, the largest selection of books for children in Quebec City, stuffed animals of all sizes, a doggie factory, dolls, board games, children’s apparel, candy, construction toys through a hobby department and guided for all ages. Everything has been designed to stimulate the imagination of children.
The Mega-Parc of Galeries de la Capitale is the only indoor amusement park in Quebec. In addition to its skating rink, there are several rides that will entertain children and adults with a roller coaster, ferris wheel, bumper cars, a carousel, etc.. Several arcade games are also available as well as a train. Thrills and fun guaranteed!
Quebec City’s Aquarium
Who said you could not see the sea in Quebec City? The Quebec’s Aquarium invites you to discover more 10,000 marine animals including fish, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and marine mammals such as polar bears, walrus and several species of seals. Watch them in action! Summer or winter, the vast site is well laid out both inside and outside. A fascinating experience for young and old alike!
Museum of Civilization
Why not have fun while learning and in the heart of Old Quebec? The Museum of Civilization offers exactly that! This State Museum is distinguished by its innovative and daring exhibitions. It is there a link between the past, present and future. At the Museum of Civilization, visitors are invited to discover through exploration by using to their 5 senses. During the year, the Museum of Civilization offers a variety of activities designed for the whole family such as workshops, shows and discovery spaces.
The IMAX cinema Galeries de la Capitale allows you to experience the ultimate movie experience on the biggest screen in Canada that use 3D technology. Programming the Imax of Galeries de la Capitale always includes several movie to suit the whole family. Sometimes educational, but still fun!