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Robert-bourassa Generating Station (LG-2)


Complexe Pierre-Radisson
J0Y 2X0
819 638-8486
800 291-8486

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Hydroelectric Facilities

Come and admire internationally renowned power-generating facilities! Take advantage of Hydro-Québec's free guided tour of the Robert-Bourassa Generating Station, located 137 metres below the ground. Since repairs are under way, you may get to see a huge generating unit up close!

Following a guided tour, you'll explore the spillway, known as the “Giant's Staircase“, and the dam, which stands as tall as a 53-storey building !

  • September 2018 to June 17 2019: Monday at 1:00 PM, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:30 AM in French
  • Schedule: June 18 to August 30 2019: Monday and Friday at 1PM;
  • Visitors registration at 12:30 PM
  • September 2019 to June 17 2020: Monday at 1:00 PM, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:30 AM in French;
  • Visitors must reserve 48 hours in advance
  • Photo identification required 
  • Average length of tour: 3.5 hours;
  • Admission free.

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  • Cross country skiing Cross country skiing
  • Fishing Fishing
  • Hiking Hiking
  • Snowmobiling Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing Snowshoeing


  • Caribou Caribou


  • Air conditioner Air conditioner
  • Look out Look out
  • Restaurant Restaurant
  • Toilet Toilet
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