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Mineralogical Park, Mine and Crystals 
Excursion to the mine allows you to pick crystals and live the experience of a prospector, while enjoying an educational hike, discover this open-air site .

The Mineralogical Activity Center brings together various attractions for everyone: 
Prospecting-Express; Sift your bag of minerals and save your finds 
Pearl Extraction; assist a scaler who will extract a pearl from a pearl oyster and make it into a jewel. gold panning; Definitely discover authentic gold, ranging from palliasse to small gold nuggets while practicing the traditional method with a pan.

At the Mineralogical Activities Center, enjoy a visit  Crystal Prospector Economuseum to learn about quartz crystal, extraction methods, crystallization and varieties of crystals.

Discover the shop and our jewelry with our regional quartz crystal stone, as well as different minerals.
 

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1840, route 169, Métabetchouan—Lac-à-la-Croix, , G8G 1B3

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795, route des Laurentides, Métabetchouan—Lac-à-la-Croix, , G8G 1N2

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3368, rue de l'Énergie, Saguenay (arrondissement Jonquière), , G7X 0J6

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The Cristal du Lac boutique specializes in quartz crystals, our regional stone, natural, polished, in different shapes and sizes. For all other occasions, get our crystals cut and mounted in jewels, shining like diamonds, an original and exclusive collection at Cristal du Lac. Various decorative or utilitarian minerals are also found in our displays. Stones for all ages and for all budgets. A visit will surprise you! Entrance is free for the shop.

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  • Free entry
  • Stroller accessible

Google reviews

4.6

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Who is this activity for?

  • All

Schedule

The displayed schedule may be subject to change. For any questions, please refer to the company's website or contact the company directly.

Period of operation

Mining prospecting:

Look for your Quartz Crystals in an open pit deposit and bring back your stones.

Cristal du Lac offers you the chance to live a unique prospecting experience and to come and look for your quartz crystals in an open-air deposit.

While enjoying an intermediate hike, discover this exceptional geological site, located in the heart of the forest at Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix.

Observe a prospector at work and learn with our animators.

A guide will accompany you throughout the activity.

Cristal du Lac will provide you with the basic equipment: helmet, gloves and goggles for your collection of a maximum of 100 grams of crystals.

You will also have the possibility to get larger crystal matrices directly from the mine.

Intermediate hike

On reservation

Children under the age of 8 are not allowed on the excursion.

Cristal du Lac is an unparalleled place to enrich your mineralogical knowledge and to live mining and prospecting experiences adapted for all ages. At the Mineralogical Activity Center or at the Mine Excursion, the Cristal du Lac team will share with you notions on quartz crystallization, mineral classification and their uses. Concerned about our environment, you will discover the art of artisanal extraction.

Services

î D G

Good to know

  • Free entry
  • Stroller accessible

Google reviews

4.6

Prices

Payment methods

Who is this activity for?

  • All

Schedule

The displayed schedule may be subject to change. For any questions, please refer to the company's website or contact the company directly.

Period of operation

**NEW** Economuseum of the Crystal Prospector!

Learn about the traditional methods of prospecting for quartz crystal, a semi-precious stone from the crystal mine. Admire our private collection of a hundred specimens. An advisor will teach you more about the geological phenomenon of crystallization, the variety of our crystals and the transformation of this stone into jewelry.

A regional pride!

Services

î D G

Good to know

  • Stroller accessible

Google reviews

4.6

Prices

Payment methods

Who is this activity for?

  • All

Schedule

The displayed schedule may be subject to change. For any questions, please refer to the company's website or contact the company directly.

Period of operation

4

The Cristal du Lac boutique specializes in quartz crystals, our regional stone, natural, polished, in different shapes and sizes. For all other occasions, get our crystals cut and mounted in jewels, shining like diamonds, an original and exclusive collection at Cristal du Lac. Various decorative or utilitarian minerals are also found in our displays. Stones for all ages and for all budgets. A visit will surprise you! Entrance is free for the shop.

Services

î D G

Good to know

  • Free entry
  • Stroller accessible

Google reviews

4.6

Prices

Payment methods

Who is this activity for?

  • All

Schedule

The displayed schedule may be subject to change. For any questions, please refer to the company's website or contact the company directly.

Period of operation

Mining prospecting:

Look for your Quartz Crystals in an open pit deposit and bring back your stones.

Cristal du Lac offers you the chance to live a unique prospecting experience and to come and look for your quartz crystals in an open-air deposit.

While enjoying an intermediate hike, discover this exceptional geological site, located in the heart of the forest at Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix.

Observe a prospector at work and learn with our animators.

A guide will accompany you throughout the activity.

Cristal du Lac will provide you with the basic equipment: helmet, gloves and goggles for your collection of a maximum of 100 grams of crystals.

You will also have the possibility to get larger crystal matrices directly from the mine.

Intermediate hike

On reservation

Children under the age of 8 are not allowed on the excursion.

Cristal du Lac is an unparalleled place to enrich your mineralogical knowledge and to live mining and prospecting experiences adapted for all ages. At the Mineralogical Activity Center or at the Mine Excursion, the Cristal du Lac team will share with you notions on quartz crystallization, mineral classification and their uses. Concerned about our environment, you will discover the art of artisanal extraction.

Services

î D G

Good to know

  • Free entry
  • Stroller accessible

Google reviews

4.6

Prices

Payment methods

Who is this activity for?

  • All

Schedule

The displayed schedule may be subject to change. For any questions, please refer to the company's website or contact the company directly.

Period of operation

**NEW** Economuseum of the Crystal Prospector!

Learn about the traditional methods of prospecting for quartz crystal, a semi-precious stone from the crystal mine. Admire our private collection of a hundred specimens. An advisor will teach you more about the geological phenomenon of crystallization, the variety of our crystals and the transformation of this stone into jewelry.

A regional pride!

Services

î D G

Good to know

  • Stroller accessible

Google reviews

4.6

Prices

Payment methods

Who is this activity for?

  • All

Schedule

The displayed schedule may be subject to change. For any questions, please refer to the company's website or contact the company directly.

Period of operation

Cristal du Lac is an unparalleled place to enrich your mineralogical knowledge and to live mining and prospecting experiences adapted for all ages. At the Mineralogical Activity Center or at the Mine Excursion, the Cristal du Lac team will share with you notions on quartz crystallization, mineral classification and their uses. Concerned about our environment, you will discover the art of artisanal extraction.

Services

î D G

Google reviews

4.6

Prices

Payment methods

Who is this activity for?

  • All

Schedule

The displayed schedule may be subject to change. For any questions, please refer to the company's website or contact the company directly.

Mining prospecting: Look for your Quartz Crystals in an open pit deposit and bring back your stones. Cristal du Lac offers you the chance to live a unique prospecting experience and to come and look for your quartz crystals in an open-air deposit. While enjoying an intermediate hike, discover this exceptional geological site, located in the heart of the forest at Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix. Observe a prospector at work and learn with our animators. A guide will accompany you throughout the activity. Cristal du Lac will provide you with the basic equipment: helmet, gloves and goggles for your collection of a maximum of 100 grams of crystals. You will also have the possibility to get larger crystal matrices directly from the mine. Intermediate hike On reservation.

Google reviews

4.6

Prices

Payment methods

Who is this activity for?

  • Family activity 8+
  • Not recommended for people with reduced autonomy or with a particular physical condition
  • Good physical condition recommended

Schedule

The displayed schedule may be subject to change. For any questions, please refer to the company's website or contact the company directly.

Period of operation

2

Cristal du Lac is an unparalleled place to enrich your mineralogical knowledge and to live mining and prospecting experiences adapted for all ages. At the Mineralogical Activity Center or at the Mine Excursion, the Cristal du Lac team will share with you notions on quartz crystallization, mineral classification and their uses. Concerned about our environment, you will discover the art of artisanal extraction.

Services

î D G

Google reviews

4.6

Prices

Payment methods

Who is this activity for?

  • All

Schedule

The displayed schedule may be subject to change. For any questions, please refer to the company's website or contact the company directly.

Mining prospecting: Look for your Quartz Crystals in an open pit deposit and bring back your stones. Cristal du Lac offers you the chance to live a unique prospecting experience and to come and look for your quartz crystals in an open-air deposit. While enjoying an intermediate hike, discover this exceptional geological site, located in the heart of the forest at Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix. Observe a prospector at work and learn with our animators. A guide will accompany you throughout the activity. Cristal du Lac will provide you with the basic equipment: helmet, gloves and goggles for your collection of a maximum of 100 grams of crystals. You will also have the possibility to get larger crystal matrices directly from the mine. Intermediate hike On reservation.

Google reviews

4.6

Prices

Payment methods

Who is this activity for?

  • Family activity 8+
  • Not recommended for people with reduced autonomy or with a particular physical condition
  • Good physical condition recommended

Schedule

The displayed schedule may be subject to change. For any questions, please refer to the company's website or contact the company directly.

Period of operation

L'Atelier & Boutique de Jonquière offers the opportunity to experience indoor activities for everyone. Sift your sandbag in a waterfall and discover your crystals and minerals for the Prospecting Express activity. It is also possible to have a pearl oyster opened for you directly on site.

Visit the Boutique de Cristal du Lac which specializes in natural, polished and cut quartz crystals that come directly from our mine. A unique opportunity to get the regional crystal stone!

Good to know

  • Free entry

Google reviews

4.8

Prices

Payment methods

Who is this activity for?

  • All
  • Family activity
  • Family activity 5+
  • Family activity 8+
  • Family activity 12+
  • Adults

Schedule

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday 10h00 - 16h00
Thusday 9h30 - 17h30
Friday 9h30 - 17h30
Saturday 9h30 - 16h00
Sunday 12h00 - 16h00

The displayed schedule may be subject to change. For any questions, please refer to the company's website or contact the company directly.

Period of operation

1

L'Atelier & Boutique de Jonquière offers the opportunity to experience indoor activities for everyone. Sift your sandbag in a waterfall and discover your crystals and minerals for the Prospecting Express activity. It is also possible to have a pearl oyster opened for you directly on site.

Visit the Boutique de Cristal du Lac which specializes in natural, polished and cut quartz crystals that come directly from our mine. A unique opportunity to get the regional crystal stone!

Good to know

  • Free entry

Google reviews

4.8

Prices

Payment methods

Who is this activity for?

  • All
  • Family activity
  • Family activity 5+
  • Family activity 8+
  • Family activity 12+
  • Adults

Schedule

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday 10h00 - 16h00
Thusday 9h30 - 17h30
Friday 9h30 - 17h30
Saturday 9h30 - 16h00
Sunday 12h00 - 16h00

The displayed schedule may be subject to change. For any questions, please refer to the company's website or contact the company directly.

Period of operation

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