Première-Chute Generating Station (Hydro-Québec)

Industrial tour Region: Abitibi-Témiscamingue City : Notre-Dame-du-Nord

Visit the only generating station open to the public in Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Learn how the Ottawa River is used to produce clean, renewable energy. You’ll also learn how Abitibi-Témiscamingue was supplied with electricity. Fascinating! Visitors aged 18 years and over must present official photo ID.

Toll free : 1 800 903-9705 (7200)
Telephone : 819 949-4431


Activities and services


  • Entertainment for children
  • Tours : in french
  • Tours : in english

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking

Restaurant and food services

  • Picnic area


  • Special activities
  • Special schedules
  • Open in the off-season
  • Reservations required
  • Tours : in french
  • Tours : in english

Related services and activities

Schedules and rates

Open year round


  • Reservations required