The Électrium: 25 electrifying years!
A trip to Baie-James to celebrate!
Learn more about the contest
Find out about hydropower with your students
A free, educational field trip!
Head to the land of the giants
Visit Baie-James and bring back unforgettable memories!
Robert-Bourassa generating facility
Free guided tours throughout Québec
Come see our generating stations, dams and other facilities! Almost 140,000 people do each year. Discover our outstanding industrial and technological heritage and learn more about our very own source of power.
Hydroelectric generating station to visit
Thermal generating station to visit
Interpretation center to visit
List of facilities open to the public
Robert-Bourassa Generating Facility
Visit the world’s largest underground Generating Station and be swept away by the awe-inspiring northern landscape.Discover Robert-Bourassa Generating Facility
La Grande-1 Generating Station
Make your way through the boreal forest to the last generating station to turbine the water of the Grande Rivière before it flows into Baie James. It’s well worth the detour!Discover La Grande-1 Generating Station
Jean-Lesage Generating Station (Manic-2)
Just a few minutes away from Baie-Comeau, there’s a fascinating Generating Station. You can explore its dam from the inside. An unforgettable experience!Discover Jean-Lesage Generating Station (Manic-2)
Daniel-Johnson Dam and Manic-5 Generating Station
Visit a magnificent dam, a symbol of Québec engineering. A memorable trip!Discover Daniel-Johnson Dam and Manic-5 Generating Station
Îles-de-la-Madeleine Generating Station
Don’t miss touring the largest diesel-fired Generating Station in Québec next time you’re in this beautiful part of the world.Discover the Îles-de-la-Madeleine Generating Station
Cité de l’énergie and Shawinigan-2 Generating Station
Tour a unique century-old facility. Not all its generators use the same technology: some have a horizontal axis and others a vertical axis. It’s part of Québec’s hydropower heritage—a real gem!Discover Cité de l’énergie and Shawinigan-2 Generating Station
An electrifying interpretation centre for the whole family! Have fun learning more about electricity with our interactive installations, dynamic guides and informative videos.Discover The Électrium
Beauharnois Generating Station
Come visit Beauharnois Generating Station, one of the world’s largest hydropower facilities. You’ll love the Art Deco architecture!Discover Beauharnois Generating Station
Hydro-Québec's Head Office
Find out about the company, discover the history of one of Montréal’s first skyscrapers and admire Jean-Paul Mousseau’s remarkable work of art in the lobby.Discover Hydro-Québec’s Head Office
Centre for Sustainable Development
Visit one of the most ecofriendly buildings in Québec!Discover the Centre for Sustainable Development
Schedule and events
Some of our facilities are open all year round. Check our schedule and start planning your trip now!
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Still not sure? See what other visitors have to say.Read more comments
I really loved everything about electricity, it’s really cool!
Really interesting, for ages 4 to 64.
Thank you for offering these tours.
Feel like a different kind of field trip? Whether you want learn more about hydropower, explore the world of electricity or discover a page of our history, you’re sure to find one of Hydro-Québec’s facilities fascinating.
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