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Centrale hydroélectrique de Beauharnois

Located 40 kilometres from Montréal, between Lakes Saint-François and Saint-Louis, this is one of the world’s largest generating stations. Take a tour of the facilities and learn more about its heritage, architecture, construction stages, as well as the 38 generating units stretching over nearly one kilometre.

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City / Town Beauharnois (Melocheville)
Address 80, boulevard de Melocheville
Postal/Zip Code J6N 1W5
Telephone 1 800 365-5229
Email address
Web site www.hydroquebec.com/visitez

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Interpretation Centres, Historic Sites and Museums

Admission : free. Visitors aged 18 and over must present a proof of identity (medical insurance card, driver’s license, passport) before touring the facilities. The visit is not recommended for children under 2 years of age.

Schedule : May 19 to August 31, daily: 9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1 p.m. And 2:45 p.m.

Description : Located 40 kilometres from Montréal, between Lakes Saint-François and Saint-Louis, this is one of the world’s largest generating stations. Take a tour of the facilities and learn more about its heritage, architecture, construction stages, as well as the 38 generating units stretching over nearly one kilometre.