Free electrifying discoveries await you at the Hydro-Québec facilities
 
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

Visiting the Première-Chute generating station is discovering Québec's genius and know-how in construction. It's also having a great family activity, free [ read more ... ]

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 [ read more ... ]

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 [ read more ... ]

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 [ read more ... ]

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 [ read more ... ]

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 [ read more ... ]

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 [ read more ... ]

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 [ read more ... ]

Robert-Bourassa Generating Facilities

Robert-Bourassa Generating Facilities

Calling everyone who loves nature and spectacular northern vistas: Why not take the Route de la Baie-James and see where all that energy comes from? At [ read more ... ]

La Grande-1 Generating Station

La Grande-1 Generating Station

On the edge of the Canadian Shield, in the heart of the boreal forest, lies the last of the La Grande Complex facilities: La Grande-1. This run-of-river [ read more ... ]

The Électrium: an electrifying experience