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Hydro-Québec offers free guided tours of several of its generating stations and interpretation centres across Québec. Stop by and visit!

Welcome to hydro-québec! Discover our generating stations and interpretation centres

Discover the ABCs of electricity and Hydro-Québec’s heritage in 14 generating stations and interpretation centres across Québec! Stunning landscapes, facilities that make us proud and fascinating discoveries are all in store. Take a free tour led by an experienced guide!

Baie-james as if you were there!

View this 360° video and visit Robert-Bourassa generating facility in immersive virtual reality.

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The Daniel-Johnson dam, as if you were there!

View this 360° video and visit Daniel-Johnson dam in immersive virtual reality.

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Watch our 360° video ! and discover the line worker’s trade with Jean-Olivier — 650 feet (198 metres) in the air! [in French only!]

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Welcome to Robert-Bourassa generating facility in Baie-James

At the very end of the Baie-James highway, in the heart of the taiga, discover the world’s largest underground powerhouse and take in the awesomeness! Head to Radisson to meet up with one of our guides.

Welcome to La Grande-1 generating station in Baie-James

In the heart of the taiga, neighboring the Cree community of Chisasibi, the most recent of the eight generating stations on La Grande Rivière will amaze you. See you there!

Welcome to Manic in Côte-Nord

Be filled with pride as you discover the iconic Manic-2 and Manic-5 generating stations and the spectacular Daniel-Johnson dam. See Québec engineering at its best!


The Montréal Impact, previously called the “Manic,” returns to its namesake to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Daniel-Johnson dam.

The Électrium: An electrifying experience!

The Électrium, Hydro-Québec’s electricity interpretation center, offers free tours for the whole family. Learn all about electricity in the company of experienced and dynamic guides. A fun, free outing you won’t want to miss!

Welcome to Beauharnois generating station in Montérégie

Powerful and majestic, Beauharnois generating station is a treasure in Hydro-Québec’s heritage. Marvel at its Art Deco architecture, explore the interpretation centre and discover the rich and fascinating history of this generation station, exceptional since 1932!

Welcome to Rivière-des-Prairies generating station in Laval

The most urban of Hydro-Québec’s generating stations will charm you with its Art Deco architecture and stylish and colorful design. Located in an enchanting landscape in the heart of the city, Rivière-des-Prairies generating station is yours to discover!

Welcome to Rapides-Farmer generating station in Outaouais

A historical treasure on Rivière Gatineau, Rapides-Farmer generating station, which has been in operation since 1927, will astound you. Visit to discover the secrets of its 1,400,000 heritage bricks!

Welcome to Carillon generating station in the Laurentides

Towering proudly over Rivière des Outaouais since the early 1960s, Carillon is the very first generating station to be entirely designed by French-speaking engineers. Discover the impressive facilities and magnificent site with your family!