Opening Hours and Access
The next edition of the Festival will take place in mid-June, 2020. Exact dates to be confirmed soon.
The Eurêka! Festival is held in the Old Port of Montréal near the Science Centre, between Grand Quai and Jacques-Cartier Quai.
We encourage you to take public transit – for environmental reasons – but also because there is a lot happening in the Old Port that weekend!
Champ-de-Mars, Place d’Armes or Square-Victoria stations
Line 75 de la Commune (McGill / Wellington stop)
Line 55 Saint-Laurent (Saint-Laurent / Saint-Jacques stop)
Line 715 Vieux-Montréal/Vieux-Port
For other options, visit www.stm.info
BY Commuter Trains
Lucien-Lallier station, connected to Lucien-Lallier metro station
Central Station, connected to Bonaventure metro station
Use active transportation whenever you can. Getting to Eurêka! on foot or by bike is easy and pleasant. The City of Montreal offers an 846-km network of bike paths, a BIXI self-service bike rental system, and bicycle parking.
In addition to the usual bike parking, Eurêka! is providing an additional bicycle parking facility/lot on the Conveyor Quay.
This facility/lot will be locked every night 30 minutes after the Festival closes. Be sure to bring your own lock.
IF YOU DRIVE
From the South Shore via the Champlain Bridge: take the Wellington exit, then follow the signs to Old Montréal.
From the South Shore via the Victoria Bridge: About one kilometre after you come off the bridge, turn right onto Mills Street (opposite Costco). Follow it to de la Commune Street. Turn right onto de la Commune and continue along it to the corner of Saint-Laurent Boulevard.
From the South Shore via the Jacques Cartier Bridge: Keep to the right when you come off the bridge. At the first set of traffic lights (de Maisonneuve Blvd.), turn right. Continue along de Maisonneuve, keeping to the left. Turn left onto Berri and continue along it to de la Commune, in Old Montréal. Turn right onto de la Commune and keep going until you come to Saint-Laurent Boulevard.
If you’re coming from downtown: Berri, Saint-Urbain, Bleury (which is du Parc north of Sherbrooke), and McGill (which is Beaver Hall Hill north of Viger) streets all lead to de la Commune Street, which runs along the Old Port.
- Paid parking
- Bicycle parking spaces
- BIXI self-service bikes near the site
- Automated bank machine (Science Centre lobby)
- Washrooms, drinking fountains
- Information booths (Jacques-Cartier Quay and King-Edward Quay)
- Food services, beverage vending machines
- Services for disabled visitors
Science makes you hungry? Enjoy a well-deserved sweet/salty break in the heart of the Montréal Science Centre’s food chain! The following eight restaurants are sure to satisfy you: Thaï Express, Taco Amigo, Snowaii, Frite Alors, Queues de Castor, Moozoo, Café La Roma, Smokies and Sul Posto.