Industrial tours

Centrale de la Première-Chute

If you are curious by nature and looking for an activity that is both unique and educational, plan a free family tour of the only generating station open to the public in Abitibi-Témiscamingue!. Our guides will plan a tour of the Première-Chute powerplant, our new information center based on the region's hydroelectric history, technology and try an interactive alternator scale model . An amazing power station to visit, proudly over the Outaouais River. See the log chute, the spillway, the electric transformers and the generators! , For more details, visit our website.

Secteur : Témiscamingue

Informations supplémentaires

English tours by appointment all-year round. Visitors aged 18 years and over must show an identification document with a picture before starting the visit. Flat closed shoes are required. People with pacemakers cannot visit the power station. Reservations in advance.


Âge minimal : 2 ans
Durée moyenne : 1 h 30
Average visit duration: 1 h 30
On reservation: Yes
Pricing: Free admission
Opening hours: From June 15 to august 28.
Wednesday to Sunday. Daily tours in french at 09h30 a.m., 11h15 a.m. 1 and 2:45 pm. Reservations mandatory at all times, English tours by appointment.
Tourism signing: Yes
Partial access to persons with reduced mobility: Yes
Charging station: Yes


621, chemin Hydro-Québec
J0Z 3B0



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