Visit the Rapides-Farmer Generating Station in the Outaouais

Free electrifying discoveries await you at the Hydro-Québec facilities

Hydro-Québec invites you to come explore the captivating world of electricity and marvel at the sheer size of its hydroelectric facilities throughout the province. From Montérégie to James Bay, Outaouais, the Madeleine Islands, Maurice and Côte-Nord, you will find fascinating sites where you can discover the history and genius behind these impressive structures! This summer, have a day out with family at the Hydro-Québec's generating stations and dams, our very own source of power, or explore an interpretation centre on electricity and meet its famous star, the electric eel! Free guided tours are offered! Create and share spectacular memories! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

Set out for discovery!

Première-Chute Generating Station

Première-Chute Generating Station

Important: Visiting the Première-Chute generating station is discovering Québec's genius and know-how in construction. It's also having a great family [...]

Îles-de-la-Madeleine Generating Station

Îles-de-la-Madeleine Generating Station

Visit Îles-de-la-Madeleine generating station, the largest diesel-powered thermal generating station in Québec. The Îles-de-la-Madeleine have always relied [...]

Carillon Generating Station

Carillon Generating Station

Located on the border of Québec and Ontario, Carillon is the most powerful generating station on the Rivière des Outaouais (Ottawa River). It was also [...]

Rivière-des-Prairies power station

Rivière-des-Prairies power station

Rivière-des-Prairies generating station has stood proudly between the Montréal and Laval shores since the 1930s. Come learn about this run-of-river facility [...]

Beauharnois Generating Station

Beauharnois Generating Station

Come visit Beauharnois generating station, one of the world’s largest hydropower facilities, located about 40 kilometres from Montréal. You’re sure to [...]

Électrium, Hydro-Québec's Electricity Interpretation Centre

Électrium, Hydro-Québec's Electricity Interpretation Centre

Do you have a curious mind? Would you like to learn more about the electrical environment that surrounds us while enjoying a free and educational family [...]

Rapides-Farmer power station

Rapides-Farmer power station

In the heart of the city of Gatineau, just 6 km from the Hull district, lies Rapides-Farmer generating station, a landmark in Outaouais history. This power [...]

Centrale de la Romaine-1

Centrale de la Romaine-1

Visit Romaine-1 generating station for a one-of-a-kind experience. In Havre-Saint-Pierre, visit all three levels of Romaine-1 generating station. Go under [...]

Jean-Lesage Generating Station (Manic-2)

Jean-Lesage Generating Station (Manic-2)

What are the main parts of a hydropower facility? How does it work? You’ll find out when you visit Jean-Lesage generating station and one of the world [...]

Daniel-Johnson Dam and Manic-5 Generating Station

Daniel-Johnson Dam and Manic-5 Generating Station

Let yourself be mesmerized by Daniel-Johnson dam (Manic-5), the largest multiple-arch-and-buttress dam in the world. Bridging the magnificent Manicouagan [...]

Plan you trip

Électrium, Hydro-Québec's Electricity Interpretation Centre

An Electrifying Tour for the Whole Family

Free

The Électrium: an electrifying experience