Do you know how electricity is produced? Visit the Jean-Lesage (Manic-2) and Manic-5 hydroelectric power plants to find out! During this fascinating industrial tour, young and old alike will be awed by the enormous Manic-2, one of the world’s largest hollow-joint gravity dam, and by the Daniel-Johnson Dam, the world’s largest multiple-arch-and-buttress dam.
The tour guide will explain how these two dams were built, their main features and how they work. Explore the world of electric power, discover our rich heritage and admire the sheer size of the dams.
- Opening dates
From June 24 to August 31
- Daily tours at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Open from May 1 to June 24 for groups of 15 or more upon reservation.)
- Required for groups of 15 or more and for tours in English
No pets allowed
- How to get there
From Baie-Comeau: Take Route 389 and head north. Manic-2 is 22 km (13 mi.) away while Manic-5 is 210 km (130 mi.) away.
- Affiliations and distinctions
- Tourisme Manicouagan