Niagara Parks Power Station

Niagara Parks Power Station

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From the most towering turbine to the tiniest detail, uncover fascinating stories hidden within the historic Niagara Parks Power Station, our newest landmark attraction opening this summer.

Explore the first major power plant on the Canadian side of the Niagara River with immersive exhibits, restored artifacts and interactive storytelling. And at night, feel the once-dormant power station come to life in a breathtaking interactive experience you'll never forget.


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The Station

The Station

For 100 years, the “Canadian Niagara Power Company generating station” harnessed the powerful energy of the Horseshoe Falls and turned it into a great source of electricity. Now, years after its turbines came to a halt, the wonder of this hydropower pioneer is coming back to life in an entertaining and educational experience that highlights both the remarkable history and unique architectural features of this 115-year-old engineering marvel.

This not-to-be-missed experience offers an opportunity to be part of a thrilling revival, and a chance to discover the incredible history and heritage of this celebrated building. Dive into the history of the visionaries behind it as well as the workers that kept it running.

The Science of Power

Repurposed artifacts, interactive exhibits and interpretative installations offer a first-hand look at how this hydropower pioneer harnessed the power of water to generate electricity for 100 years. You’ll “follow the flow” up close with a scale model of the plant.

From its iconic roof to the tunnels deep below ground, it’s a remarkable demonstration of water to power. Then, roll up your sleeves and take control to learn first-hand how workers harnessed electricity every day at an interactive control panel.

The Science of Power
The Station at Night

The Station at Night

Coming September 3, 2021, discover the transformational shift of water to electricity with Currents: Niagara’s Power Transformed. This immersive, family-friendly experience features incredible 3D projection, interactive moments of wonder, and a breathtaking musical score in the heart of the power station.

Experience the change from water to electricity as you follow the exhilarating journey of one tiny water droplet from the Horseshoe Falls through the turbines of the first major power plant on the Canadian side of the Niagara River. Feel a buzz of the same electricity this incredible feat of engineering created for more than a century. Enjoy a night filled with electric energy as you become part of a larger-than-life reawakening.

The History

The first major power plant on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, the “Canadian Niagara Power Company generating station” was completed in 1905 to produce hydroelectricity by leveraging the power of the Niagara River. Beyond its stunning architectural features and landscape design, the power station was one of the first in the world to undertake a major tunnel project, with water entering through the forebay and dropping 180 feet before being expelled into a 2,000 foot tunnel that emptied into the lower Niagara River, right at the base of the Horseshoe Falls.

The History
An architectural marvel

Step inside the Niagara Parks Power Station, one of the world's architectural and engineering marvels.

A moment in time

Walk amongst the sleeping giants that were once spun by the force of the mighty Niagara River.

Discover details big and small

From its enormous turbines to its tiniest details, the Niagara Parks Power Station was built with an unbelieve attention to detail.

Experience Currents: Niagara's Power Transformed

A multimedia sight and sound adventure inside Niagara’s cathedral of power. Take part in the incredible process of water turned energy in this not-to-be-missed immersive experience.

The story of power

Currents highlights both the remarkable history and unique architectural features of this 115-year-old marvel with impressive imagery and interactive moments of wonder that will take you on an unforgettable adventure.

Niagara Parks Power Pass

Niagara Parks Power Pass

Harness the full Niagara Falls power story with the Niagara Parks Power Pass, including admission to the Niagara Parks Power Station and Journey Behind the Falls.


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6650 Niagara Parkway, L2E 6T2

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Power Station Packages

Niagara Parks Power Pass Guided Tour Package Night Show Package Guided Tour + Night Show Package
Power Station Admission
Power Station Guided Tour
Currents: Niagara's Power Transformed
Journey Behind the Falls
Adult: $37 Child: $24 Buy Now Adult: $37 Child: $24 Buy Now Adult: $40 Child: $26 Buy Now Adult: $54 Child: $35 Buy Now

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Niagara Parks' public facing operations are currently closed. We are currently preparing for a safe re-opening.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, some of Niagara Parks public facing operations are currently closed. Learn more about what is open and what we are doing to keep our guests safe.