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Montréal, June 22, 2016

Press Release

Welcome to Hydro-Québec: Free tours of facilities—unforgettable memories guaranteed!

This summer, Hydro-Québec is opening the doors to 14 of its facilities and offering free guided tours. Discover Québec’s impressive achievements at our generating stations and dams. Across the province, our tour guides are on hand to help you learn more about the amazing world of hydropower—our homegrown source of energy!

Electrifying discoveries right around the corner

No matter where in Québec you’ll be spending your summer, there is a facility nearby. In breathtaking landscapes, your entire family will discover an exceptional industrial and technical heritage at generating stations and dams that reflect the architecture of their time. Whether you marvel at Daniel-Johnson dam or take in the giant’s staircase in Nord-du-Québec, you will be blown away by Québec’s incredible feats of civil engineering and hydroelectric production! 

New this summer

There are new things to see at many of our sites this summer. A new interpretation centre was recently inaugurated at Beauharnois generating station and the completely redesigned interpretation centre at Manic-5 features a new exhibit entitled A captivating story, which retraces the construction of the facilities and provides a glimpse into the lives of those who built them. The new exhibition area, which is equipped with the latest interactive technologies, will enhance the visitor experience for everyone!

You can also get a look at the project to refurbish one of the generating units at Robert-Bourassa generating station—a unique opportunity for budding engineers!

For more information on the summer program and opening hours, go to or call our toll-free number at 1 800 365-5229. 


Ariane Connor
(514) 289-5005

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