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St Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre

Open today: 08:30 - 16:00
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60th Anniversary Tour

I took part in the 60th anniversary tour of the Saunders Dam by OPG. It was the first time in many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cornwall, Canada
St. Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre Guided Tour

For their 60th anniversary the R.H Saunders Power Generating Station offered the community and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 16:00
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2500B Second St West, Cornwall, Ontario K6H 5R6, Canada
+1 613-932-4563
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank irvinef2017
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.

1  Thank Ron P
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Both inactive and static displays.. understand historic features of the region, especially the development of the St Lawrence Seaway. Opportunities for families to bring picnics on site during good weather. Very knowledgeable and personable staff.

Thank Bette M
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This pastoral setting on the St Lawrence is in contrast to a 2000 megawatt power generating station- half in Canada and half in the United Stares. This very modern visitor centre has interactive displays and a video presentation that gives and overview of the 1958...More

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