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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.

Niagara Parks Power Station

Explore Niagara's newest signature attraction as Niagara Parks opens its doors to the public for the first time. Choose from our package options or buy general admission to the station for just $20.

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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
Little Inventors Workshop

Little Inventors Workshop

Encourage your little inventor’s scientific side with interactive STEM workshops inside the Niagara Parks Power Station. Included with admission, Little Inventors Workshops are held Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. through 3 p.m. in the forebay.

Make a battery, design a simple circuit, and more! All materials are provided for this hands-on learning experiences.

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 Station at Night

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Currents: Niagara's Power Transformed

Experience the remarkable Niagara Parks Power Station in a whole new way with Currents, an epic sight and sound night show inside the heart of the plant.

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Admission

REGULAR ADMISSION

$20 / $13

ADMISSION + GUIDED TOUR

$37 / $24

CURRENTS NIGHT SHOW

$30 / $19.50

5 & UNDER

Free

Times reflect regular operating hours for daily admission. Click here for night show times. All prices are in Canadian Dollars and do not include applicable tax (13% HST).

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7005 Niagara Parkway, L2E 6T2

1 (877) 642-7275

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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.

$37CAD

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