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Carillon Generating Station (Hydro-Québec)


Erected near the site where Dollard des Ormeaux and his companions battled the Iroquois, this generating station is the most powerful of those along the Ottawa River. During the guided tour, you'll discover the interior of a turbine-generator unit and be impressed by the scope of the equipment. Then, you'll head out onto the power plant's roof to admire the view of the river. Bordering the power plant, Carillon municipal park is a haven for nature and history buffs. Playground and picnic area, rustic camping and the possibility of visiting a lock. A very special outing!

Visitors aged 18 years and over must show proof of ID (health insurance card, driver's licence or passport) before touring the facilities.

240, rue du Barrage, Saint-André-d'Argenteuil
Québec, Canada, J0V 1X0
1 800 365-5229 Information, Reservation (Canada, USA)
450 225-5612 Administration
See also: Hydro-Québec
May 19, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Tours : in french. Tours : in english
Restaurant and food services
Picnic area
Partial access (Kéroul)
Partial access (Kéroul)
Reservations required. Tours : in french. Tours : in english
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