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Florida Power & Light Energy Encounter

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Attraction at Port St. Lucie at Jensen Beach. Seriously? A Nuclear Power Plant?

Usually you see the inverted bell shaped towers that let off steam when the reactors are active and... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Blackhawkjxx7
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Hartford, Connecticut
Only Available.....

This is only available by appointment and usually reserved for student groups, not the general... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Felicia B
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Fort Pierce, Florida
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6 Aug 2018
“Attraction at Port St. Lucie at Jensen Beach. Seriously? A Nuclear Power Plant?”
2 Oct 2018
“Only Available.....”
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Reservations are needed to board and can be made after May 15.
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6501 S Ocean Dr, St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant on South Hutchinson Island, Jensen Beach, FL 34957-2041
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+1 772-468-4111
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is only available by appointment and usually reserved for student groups, not the general public. It is educational. My experience was during a night time turtle encounter which made it more special

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Felicia B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Usually you see the inverted bell shaped towers that let off steam when the reactors are active and heating up the water. These are shaped differently and the entire facility is well kept. The water that flows in and out are kept in clean and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Blackhawkjxx7
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

No information on either website that the energy encounter exhibit is permanently closed. Only found out by actually going to the nuclear site location to be told it's permanently closed. Post it your website that the exhibit is closed!

Date of experience: June 2017
8  Thank Pumpkinpieyum
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Crystal clear warm water,clean white sand and sun- what more can you ask for ? This area is unspoiled and family friendly. Great for adults and kids alike.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank JZ66
Reviewed 15 January 2015

I was really looking forward to the Energy Encounter center. I called twice and got a message machine giving me the hours for that day. We drove 30 minutes to get there to find out the place was closed for the week. So, unless you...More

Date of experience: January 2015
4  Thank Cindy__31589
Reviewed 18 September 2014

There is a clothing optional portion and a regular swimsuit area. The clothes optional one is presently informally accepted. It has signs warning those that prefer not to go where folks are sunbathing and swimming sans suits. These folks are very considerate. Plenty of room...More

Date of experience: September 2014
4  Thank grandmacurly
Reviewed 27 June 2013

I go the the power plane every summer for the turtle walks. They are EXCELLENT. They are informative and especially important for children to learn about protecting endangered species. FP&L does an amazing job for sea turtle conservation - and they do it for free....More

Date of experience: June 2013
3  Thank tczig
Reviewed 26 June 2013

They have a great center for Discovery for kids and adults alike! It's called an Energy Encounter. But the best thing about this place... Fri. and Sat. nights they do a "Turtle Walk." You have to sign up, as they only have so many spots...More

Date of experience: June 2013
7  Thank jtingle2
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Good exhibits re power and light operations. ?Informative and interesting information provided during the visit.

Date of experience: September 2012
2  Thank ptorangebingo
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Lots of hands on activities. Fun for my 4 year old and 9 year old. More like a children's science museum than I had initially expected and free!

Date of experience: November 2012
2  Thank dadof2hollister
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142pete
9 April 2018|
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Response from wbladesr |
No. It is not.
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Lois J
10 April 2016|
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There are no tours
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