Located in the spectacular Madawaska Highlands of Ontario, visitors
will experience the night sky like never before. As a new national
destination the facility brings visitors to experience a dazzling
night sky without light pollution, an horizon to horizon Milky
Way that will cast your shadow and where ten thousand stars can
be glimpsed on a moonless night.
Visitors can view with the largest and most powerful public telescopes
in the world, these custom designed short focus telescopes don't
need a ladder and will offer of field of view almost ten times
the area of the full moon. Quite simply the best views of the
universe anywhere in the world.
This new national destination also performs world-class scientific
research with the most powerful telescope in Canada. Visitors
will see first hand the research conducted at the facility which
will be exhibited in our state-of-the-art Visitors Centre.
The Visitors Centre host a new generation of planetarium, with
some 100 million pixels, an exhibit and display hall, and has
several amenities such as a fine restaurant and boutique. The
Visitors Centre is carbon neutral, being off-grid, generating
100% of its energy from renewables.
Please visit our introductory
page and explore the project with our brochure.
sq. ft. Visitors Centre
An innovative architecture
The worlds' highest resolution planetarium, 100 million
The worlds' most energy efficient commercial building,
The largest and most powerful public telescopes in the
A stunning night sky with negligible light pollution
Hosting the most powerful telescope in Canada