Welcome to Hydro‑Québec!

Aerial view of the Rivière Manicouagan, with Jean-Lesage generating station in the distance

Free guided tours for everyone

All across Québec, our generating stations, dams and interpretation centers are ready to welcome you.

From Montréal to the Côte‑Nord, Eeyou Istchee Baie‑James, Outaouais, Mauricie and Montérégie, Hydro‑Québec opens its doors to visitors.

Join the 85,000 people who visit us each year for our amazing guided tours!

On the menu: electricity basics, the know-how of our hydropower pioneers, magnificent landscapes and awe-inspiring structures. Discover your heritage!
You’re sure to be amazed!

Unforgettable excursions

Discover our facilities

School tours

A tour guide and students in front of a representation of an atom at the Électrium.

Introduce your students to electricity and renewable energy! Our guides give engaging tours tailored to your group’s academic level. Some of our facilities welcome students year-round, others in May and June, and others on request. Check out our schedules and book now!

Find out more about our school tours

Special activities

Introducing kids to science with fun activities is what we do! At various times during the year, we present special activities at the Électrium, Beauharnois generating station and Rivière-des-Prairies generating station:

  • Science workshops for kids
  • Tours tailored to young people and adults with ASD

Activities take place during March Break, the holiday season, throughout the summer and on other days. Stay tuned!

View our event calendar of Special activities
An illustration of a scientist holding a beaker.

Tour guides jumping in an underground tunnel at Robert-Bourassa generating station.

About tours and guides

The general public has been touring our hydropower facilities and construction sites since the 1930s. Over the years, our visitors have enjoyed unforgettable experiences thanks to our guides. Learn more about this long tradition!

Find out more about our tours and guides

How about a rally?

Do you like to learn by answering quizzes? Many of our facilities offer on-site rallies. It’s a fun way to explore our generating stations and discover our history!

Download the app before starting the tour.

The Tour Rallies app on a cellphone.
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