Sainte-Julie, October 27, 2021

Press Release

Come discover the fall activities of the Électrium and the Beauharnois generating station!

The Électrium, Hydro-Québec’s electricity interpretation center, and Beauharnois generating station, one of the world’s largest run-of-river hydropower facilities, have put together an amazing free fall schedule that’s got something for every member of the family. The ever-popular Profaqua workshops are back, as are the captivating tours of the electricity interpretation centre!

Free science initiation workshops for youngsters

Hydro-Québec invites kids aged six and up to fun, original workshops featuring electrifying experiences. There’s a new theme every Sunday at the Électrium, and on a few Saturdays at Beauharnois generating station: robotics, chemical reactions, light, dry ice, and more.

Young scientists  can discover various wonders in the world around us, observe exciting experiments and test their knowledge.

Highlights to plan your visit

  • Workshops and tours are free.
  • Reservations are mandatory. Space is limited so we recommend contacting the Électrium team in advance at 1 800 267-4558 or the Beauharnois generating station team at 1 800 365-5229.
  • he workshops will take place until the end of December.
    • Électrium: every Sunday from October 31 to December 19, 2021
    • Beauharnois generating station: Saturday, October 30, November 20 and December 4, 2021
  • The workshops last 60 minutes and are offered four times a day. Tours are between an hour and 90 minutes.

To see the detailed workshop schedule, go to

The Électrium is located in Sainte-Julie at Exit 87 on Highway 30 and Beauharnois generating station is located at Exit 22 on Highway 30.

Again this year, a special schedule will be offered during the holiday season. The lineup will be revealed in December. Make the most of the holidays and discover—or rediscover—the Électrium.


Caroline Des Rosiers
514 289-5005

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