W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre

22098 Canyon Dr.
Hudson's Hope, BC V0C 1V0- Map It
(250) 783-5048

AAA Editor Notes

W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre is about 1 km (.6 mi.) s.e. of the dam. Photographs and artifacts chronicle the history and geology of the region and the construction of the dam and powerhouse. A participatory exhibit demonstrates the generation of electricity and magnetism. Underground bus tours into the powerhouse and manifold chambers are available. A 40-minute multimedia presentation also is offered in the theater. Note: Cameras, purses and bags are not permitted on the tour. Food is available.
Visitor center free. Tour $6; $5 (ages 6-18 and 55+); $15 (family, two adults and two children). Reservations are required for the tour.
Hours: Visitor center daily 10-5, mid-May through Labour Day; by appointment rest of year. Underground powerhouse tours are available 10:30-3:30. Phone ahead to confirm times for tours.