Beauharnois Generating Station

80 rue Edgar-Hebert
Beauharnois, QC J6N 1W5- Map It
Phone: (800) 365-5229

AAA Editor Notes

Beauharnois Generating Station (Centrale Hydroelectrique de Beauharnois) is 10 km (6.5 mi.) w. on Rte. 132 at 80 rue Edgar-Hebert in the sector of Melocheville. The facility is one of the world's largest hydroelectric power stations. Exhibits are on display in the interpretation center. The 90-minute guided tour includes a chance to view the 38 turbine generating units in the 1-kilometre (.6-mi.) building. Note: Photo ID is required for visitors ages 18+. Visitors with pacemakers are not permitted on certain parts of the tour. Guided tours are available.
Hours: Tours are given daily at 9:30, 11:15, 1 and 2:45, mid-May to late Aug.; Sat. at 9:30, 11:15 and 1:30, early Sept.-late Apr. Allow 1 hour, 45 minutes minimum.