Îles-de-la-Madeleine Generating Station

Not to be missed!

Come tour the largest diesel-fired generating station in Québec.

Located 225 km from the Gaspé Peninsula in the very heart of the Golfe du Saint-Laurent, the Îles-de-la-Madelaine have always relied on fuel oil to meet their energy needs.

The generating station's six 11,000-kW engines supply power to a population of nearly 13,000, in eight locations.

Take a tour and find out all about power on the islands!

Free guided tour

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Approximate duration
90 minutes

From end of May to end of August
Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Reservations recommended.

Information and reservations

418 986-7276


Visitors aged 18 years and over must present identification (health insurance card, driver's licence or passport) before they can tour the facility.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow sufficient time for registration.

For safety reasons, this visit is not recommended for children under two years of age.

Notice to Pacemaker Users

We suggest wearing flat and closed shoes.

How to get there

For more detailed maps/directions, use Google Maps.

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