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La Cité de l'énergie Learn


A fascinating  scientific, historical and natural complex which presents the new permanent exhibition PLANÈTE ENERGIE, equipped with 20 interactive terminals, and the new multimedia presentation which invite visitors to be aware of the delicate balance all around the world between nature, energy, and human society.  It also includes the major exhibition MUSEUM OF PRIME MINISTER JEAN CHRÉTIEN, Canada in the world focusing on the numerous gifts from all over the world given to the Prime Minister during his term of office, the 115-meter Hydro-Québec lookout tower and a visit to the Shawinigan-2 generating station, one of Hydro-Québec oldest power plants still operating and part of Québec hydropower heritage, a real gem. 
Also on the site: Hydro-Québec Observation Tower, City tour and cruise as well as the show Nezha, the Pirate Child, a new Cirque Éloïze production.

Date of operation

From June 8 to September 22, 2019

Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday:10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00pm

Group visits offered all year round.
Admission deadline : 2:00 PM
Last crossing for the historical sector : 4:00 PM

Duration of the complete tour : approximately 4 hours




Services on site

  • Public bathrooms
  • Terrace
  • Free on-site parking
  • On-site bus parking
  • Tourist signage
  • Guided group tours
  • Guided tours
  • Conference room
  • Dining room
  • Free entry for disabled individuals’ companions who have a Tourist and Leisure Companion Sticker
  • Snack bar
  • Boutique
  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Picnic areas
  • Adapted accessibility

Activities on site

  • Sightseeing tour
  • Educational tour
  • Show
  • Bicycle path
  • Museum

Contact Information

Raccourci téléphonique pour borne numérique *532
1000, avenue Melville, Shawinigan
G9N 6T9

Toll free: 1 866 900-2483
Phone: 819 536-8516
Fax: 819 536-2982

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