Explore the world of the whales at the Marine Mammal Interpretation Centre (CIMM) and encounter the skeleton of a sperm whale over 13 metres (40 feet) long. Unique videos, sound recordings, games, a skeleton collection and exclusive film screenings in an air-conditioned room provide the perfect complement to a whale-watching excursion. Specialists are available on site to answer your questions. All proceeds from your purchases at the gift shop help the whales. Visit the centre’s garden to admire local flora as well as five life-size sculptures of beluga whales.
Learn how to sing like the whales and come and meet our researchers!
Keep up with current whale news at Whales Online.
ScheduleMay 14 to 29: noon to 5 p.m. May 30 to June 17, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 18 to September 25: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. September 26 to October 23: noon to 5 p.m. (except Thanksgiving weekend, October 8 to 10: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.). First Sunday of every month: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with free admission
Cost$15/adult (taxes not included), free for children (under 18) accompanied by an adult, special rates for groups (10+ people), free admission every first Sunday of the month courtesy of Québec’s Ministry of Culture and Communications
ReservationsRecommended for groups; off-season visits possible upon reservation
- American Express
- Travelers Cheque
- Picnic area
How to get there
Via Route 138, in the heart of the town of Tadoussac.
Affiliations and distinctions
- Tourisme Côte-Nord
- Silver winner of a Québec Tourism Award (2014)