Cristal du Lac located in Lac-Saint-Jean includes:
Located in the forest, live a Excursion geology at the mine and bring back your quartz crystals.
Le Mineralogical Activity Center de Cristal du Lac offers you ways to have fun with your family, while learning about the world of mineralogy.
Located directly on the regional road, discover the Prospection-Express, the Pearl Extractions, the Economuseum and take the opportunity to visit our Boutique.
Cristal du Lac au Saguenay offers various indoor mineralogical activities as well as a shop.
Prospecting-Express, Geodes to Crack, Opening of Pearl Oysters
Winter like summer, an immersion mineralogical for everyone!
with Collecting Crystals
Prospector, mining guide and discovery of an activity of great wealth unique in Canada.
In the heart of a forest, observe, learn and explore your own Crystals
Observe a prospector in addition to discovering an unknown world.
Bearer of a traditional profession.
Difficulty level: Intermediate hiking
Workshop & Shop & Activities
Prospecting-Express & Opening of pearl oysters & Géode à Craquer now offered year-round, in Saguenay
no reservation necessary
A visit to Cristal du Lac is both a discovery and a passage through time. Under the roof of a century-old barn which has retained all its cachet of yesteryear, enhanced by a warm welcome, young and old alike will experience activities associated with the world of mineralogy. In addition to the minerals of the world with vivid colors displayed in all respects, at the store, you will be dazzled by the discovery of pearl oysters which contain a pearl of your choice that will be the envy of those around you.
You will be amazed by a visit to the Galerie du Cristal which contains more than a hundred specimens of quartz crystals in unusual colors, sizes and shapes. And what about the prospector-crystal maker in his Economuseum, which will captivate you with the geological history of crystal. This mineral from the magmatic depths recognized as a semi-precious stone in Quebec and which adorns jewelry counters.
The picking of a simple quartz crystal rock has become, with the commitment of a family, the spearhead of an adventure that has continued to grow for a decade.
An unparalleled tourist site, located on the regional road near Lac-Saint-Jean. You will be delighted by its spaces, its greenery and its amenities offering a downtime conducive to family reunions.
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