Free electrifying discoveries await you at the Hydro-Québec facilities
 
  • Visit the Rapides-Farmer Generating Station in the Outaouais
  • Robert-Bourassa Generating Facility, Photo credit: Hydro-Québec
  • Électrium, Hydro-Québec's Electricity Interpretation Centre, Photo credit: Hydro-Québec

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!

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 ... ]

Rivière-des-Prairies Generating Station

Rivière-des-Prairies Generating 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 ... ]

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 ... ]

Romaine-1 Generating Station

Romaine-1 Generating Station

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 ... ]

Première-Chute Generating Station

Première-Chute Generating Station

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

Rapides-Farmer Generating Station

Rapides-Farmer Generating 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 ... ]

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 ... ]

Robert-Bourassa Generating Facility

Robert-Bourassa Generating Facility

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

La Grande-1 Generating Station

La Grande-1 Generating Station

After your visit to the Robert-Bourassa generating facility, get back on the road and see the look outs of the last generating station on the Grande Rivière [ read more ... ]

The Électrium: an electrifying experience