About us

Eurêka! is QUEBEC’S BIGGEST CELEBRATION OF SCIENCE for the whole family (6 years old and up).

 More than 1 million enthusiastic visitors, including nearly 50,000 students visitors, have attended the Festival since it began 13 years ago.

Three days of fun, discovery and unusual forays into the world of science and technology with over 100 FREE interactive activities.

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Did you enjoy travelling through the 2019 edition on the transport of the future theme? Get ready for a 2020 edition where the water thematic will be explored!

Crédit photo: Mélanie Dusseault

On the menu

  • Over a hundred original interactive activities developed by science and technology enthusiasts
  • 25 interactive lectures and shows
  • More than 60 creative hands on workshops and experiments
  • And as if that wasn’t enough :-), street shows, animations, exploits and completely crazy demonstrations!

Several areas of activity

ACTIVITES for all ages, all tastes and all types of festivalgoers!

Science under the Big Top (the heart of the Festival!)
Come meet researchers, technicians, professionals and experts in science popularization. They are waiting for you with exciting activities and “real” scientific material!

Science Takes the Stage
Science in shows, theatre and magic! An inspiring, often humorous look at science along with participative conferences on intriguing topics for all ages.

Science from Every Angle
Workshops, street theatre, amazing demonstrations, hilarious adventures and famous people await you.

Concocting Science
Creative and fun workshops, introducing the creative side of science!

Year round activities?

Eurêka! is also a science culture initiative now offering year-round activities.

With workshops, lectures, cabarets, shows and tours…discover the many projects and special events offered by Eureka! throughout the year.

© Roland Lorente

Check out the EURÊKA! YEAR ROUND section regularly for the latest updates.

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Awards and Recognition

2014 – Finalist for the ESTim award of the Chambre de Connmerce de l’Est de Montréal, Innovation or Public/Parapublic Development Project category

2013 – Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC) Best Program Award

2012 – Finaliste des Grands prix du Tourisme québécois, catégorie Festivals et événements touristiques – Budget de plus de 1M$

2010 – Finalist of the Grands Prix du Tourisme québécois, in the “best festival” category

2009 – Finalist of the Grands Prix du Tourisme québécois, in the “best festival” category

2008 – Innovation-Relève Technoscience Award, from the Association des directeurs de recherche industrielle du Québec (ADRIQ)