Société des musées du Québec

Jean-Lesage Generating Station (Manic-2)

Open from June 24 to August 31

Kéroul accessibility rating

Accessibility rating : Partial access. Services for people with Hearing impairments.

Presentation

Hydropower facility revealed! What are the main parts of a hydropower facility? You’ll find out at Jean-Lesage. It’s one of the world’s largest gravity dams, with a hollow joint the size of a Boeing 747. You’ll see a 400-t rotor spinning over your head and feel the immense power of the eight generating units. 

Museum experiences

  • Be sure to visit the Georges Dor building to see an exhibition about the technology that revolutionized electricity transmission throughout the world.
  • Don’t miss it! Only 15 minutes from Baie-Comeau.