Beauharnois Generating Station
Come visit Beauharnois generating station, one of the world's largest hydropower facilities, located about 40 kilometres from Montréal. You're sure to be impressed by its 36 generating units: stretched out over nearly a kilometre, they make this station Hydro-Québec's most powerful run-of-river plant. In fact, this amazing monument to human know-how has been in a class of its own since 1932. The structure is also a treasured example of Québec's cultural heritage, thanks to its award-winning Art Deco architecture. Don't miss the interpretation centre featuring the captivating exhibit “Beauharnois Generating Station: Exceptional since 1932.” Important: Visitors must comply with certain obligations. Be sure to read the Schedule and practical information section of our Web site. Limited space; reservations required
Period : May 20 to August 25, 2020 and September 1st to April 26, 2020. Reservation required, limited places.
Region : Montérégie

Ressource person : Guy Lavoie
Email : visites.beauharnois@hydro.qc.ca
Site address : Site access: Highway 30 Exit 22. Beauharnois (Melocheville) QC - Québec J6N 1W5
Administrative address : 80, boul. de Melocheville Beauharnois QC J6N 0M1
Phone : 1 800 365-5229

Website : http://www.hydroquebec.com/visit/monteregie/beauharnois.html

Foundation year : 1944

Categories :
  • Industrial Tours
  • Museums or Interpretation Center
Characteristics :
  • Completely free: admission AND activities
  • On-site picnic area
  • Accommodations within 20km
  • Family activities
  • Guided tours
  • Welcome and information services in English
  • Products or services in English
  • Campground within 20 km
  • Special facilities for welcoming groups
  • Partially accessible for persons with reduced mobility


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