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La Cité de l'énergie

Museum / historic site Region:Mauricie City : ShawiniganDistrict : Sector of Shawinigan

This museum, the only one of its kind in Canada, stands on a stunning natural site, offering visitors an immersive, entertaining, and highly educational experience. It features a 115-metre observation tower (the second-highest in Québec), an interactive exhibit, a multimedia show, and an exhibit on former prime minister Jean Chrétien entitled “Canada in the World.” 

  Cité de l'énergie, 1000, av. Melville C.P. 156, Shawinigan, Québec, Canada, G9N 6T9
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1 866 900-2483 Toll free
819 536-8516

Activities and services


  • Entertainment
  • Entertainment for children
  • Shows
  • Multimedia/videos/movies
  • Self-guided tours
  • Other activities


  • Boutique / Sales counter
  • Gardens
  • Panoramic view / lookout
  • Banquet, meeting, conference room

Vehicle and Parking Services

  • Free outdoor parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station

Signs and shuttles

  • Tourist signs (blue)

Restaurant and food services

  • Picnic area


  • Partial access (Kéroul)


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

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Schedules and rates

June 27, 2020 - September 26, 2020