Rapides-Farmer Generating Station (Hydro-Québec)

Industrial tour Region : Outaouais City : Gatineau District : Sector of Gatineau

Near the city of Gatineau, discover a hydroelectric power plant that, along with the Mercier, Paugan and Chelsea plants, is part of a complex with an installed capacity of over 550 MW! Commissioned in 1927, this generating station has been restored but retains its historical character. During a guided tour you'll discover the interior of a turbine shaft, the spillway, restored equipment and the history of a river once used for log driving. A fantastic voyage into the wonderful world of electricity! Visitors aged 18 years and over must show proof of ID (health insurance card, driver's licence or passport) before touring the facilities.

Toll free : 1 800 365-5229


Activities and services


  • Tours : in french
  • Tours : in english


  • Reservations required
  • Tours : in french
  • Tours : in english

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Schedules and rates

May 18, 2015 - August 30, 2015

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