Plan a Getaway To The Outaouais!

A brand-new fossil gallery!

Canadian Museum of Nature- Travel back to a time when dinosaurs ruled the Earth in the exciting Talisman Energy Fossil Gallery. Discover the dramatic events that led to the dinosaurs’ extinction, which paved the way for the “Age of Mammals”. Experience the asteroid impact in the sensory “Extinction Theatre”. More than 300 specimens are showcased, including 36 complete skeletons. And meet many other unusual animals that lived long ago. It’s a 50-million-year journey you won’t forget! 613 566-4700, 1 800 263-4433, www.nature.ca

Palmistry in the Country!

Birla Centre for Hast Joytish- A wide array of holistic treatments is offered to rejuvenate your body, mind and soul: reflexology, Reiki, massage therapy, hand analysis, astrology, yoga, meditation and ayurvedic clinic. The establishment’s founder is none other than renowned vedic palmer and astrologist Ghanshyam Singh Birla. Private lodges and rooms at the inn, vegetarian meals. 819 428-4298, 1 866 428-3799, www.palmistry.com

All the Flavors of the Outaouais!

Table de concertation agroalimentaire de l’Outaouais- www.agro-outaouais.com is now online! With this bilingual website, a host of information on the Outaouais agrifood industry is now just a click away! Find out everything you need to know to buy fruit, vegetables, or meat directly from the producer, visit a farm, locate a public market, discover a restaurant featuring local produce and country-style dining, and more… 819-669-1060.

Movies: larger than life!

IMAX® Theatre- The Canadian Museum of Civilization’s IMAX® Theatre was the first theatre in the world to combine both an IMAX Screen and an IMAX Dome. The giant IMAX screen, approximately seven-stories high, shows an image of stunning clarity. The IMAX Dome extends the experience even further by surrounding the visitor with brilliant, absorbing images. Now playing: Deep Sea and Greece: Secrets of the Past. 819 776-7000, 1 800 555-5621, www.civilization.ca/imax

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