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St Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre

Open Now: 08:30 - 16:00
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Supperb informative visitor centre

This is a very technical visitor centre, talking about power station. But expositions and displays... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Raisa S
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Brampton, Canada
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We had such a fun time here with our grand-kids they did the scavanger hunt and there was lots of... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
354award
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Cornwall, Canada
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2500B Second St West, Cornwall, Ontario K6H 5R6, Canada
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is a very technical visitor centre, talking about power station. But expositions and displays makes it easy to understand

Thank Raisa S
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We had such a fun time here with our grand-kids they did the scavanger hunt and there was lots of hands on things for them to do at the end they handed in there papers and they each received a bag with crayons and books...More

Thank 354award
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Have to explore on your own. Some attraction were not working, disappointing to the kids. Did give out a free bag of goodies at the end.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I took part in the 60th anniversary tour of the Saunders Dam by OPG. It was the first time in many years that the public was allowed to tour the main building and the power works. Very interesting and photogenic. The only thing off limits...More

Thank olegar31
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

For their 60th anniversary the R.H Saunders Power Generating Station offered the community and visitors, excellent guided tours of the power generating station & the visitor's center lead by the employees, current and retired, and volunteers. The tours were very informative. A bus brought visitors...More

Thank helene156
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Staff are polite and were able to answer all my questions Exhibits were well maintained and current. Nice view of the river

Thank stemme613
Reviewed 29 May 2018

My wife and I took my brother and his wife to the centre. The centre is well laid out with much information on the construction of the Seawy. There are many hands on displays. We met Chris Clark who was a great host with a...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

We went for a Birds of Prey exhibit and found the centre to be very educational regarding different power sources. I home school my 11 year old and they gave me an education kit that they give out to teachers. I was surprised by the...More

Thank kmanzine
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is a neat place to bring your kids, and, it’s free! Learn about the dam and St Lawrence River, including, many species of wildlife found in the river. There are often free workshops offered for both adults and kids.”, and several interactive displays. Worth...More

Thank Kirsten S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Excellent displays with information that I never thought of, like the ramifications of changing the river flow, lost villages, shared hydroelectric. Certainly would recommend this to anyone wanting to learn more about the seaway project.

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