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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 must-see attraction. New this year, descend 180 feet in a glass-paneled elevator and explore the 2,200-foot long tunnel, leading to an observation deck at the river's edge.

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.

Discover a new underground experience

Uncover a new underground experience from 180 feet beneath the halls of the Niagara Parks Power Station with the all-new tunnel experience, included with regular admission. Find out how this remarkable 2,200-foot-long tunnel was excavated with only lanterns, rudimentary dynamite, pickaxes and shovels. Then, step out onto a new observation deck at the river's edge.

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Inside the Power Station

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 for 100 years.

Harnessing the powerful energy of the Horseshoe Falls, this pioneer of hydropower comes back to life with entertaining and educational experience that highlights both the remarkable history and unique architectural features of this 115-year-old engineering marvel.

The Science of Power

Repurposed artifacts, interactive exhibits and fascinating 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, walk through a life-size penstock, test your hydropower knowledge at our interactive control panel, and more!

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Little Inventors Workshop

Enrich your little inventor’s weekend with our Little Inventors Workshop inside the station. These fun workshops feature STEM-related activities designed to inspire young minds to explore their curiosity and creativity through Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Make a battery, design a simple circuit, recreate a famous invention and more! Little Inventors Workshops run Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and are included with regular admission. All materials are provided.

The Station at Night

Discover the transformational shift of water to electricity with Currents, the sound and light show inside the heart of the station. This immersive, family-friendly experience features incredible 3D projection, interactive lights and imagery, and a breathtaking musical score.

Currents is a ticketed experience with showtimes beginning after-hours at the Niagara Parks Power Station.

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A new sound and light show

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.

You'll walk amongst the towering turbines on the generator floor, while projected images and light react to your movement and tell Niagara's story of power.

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Admission

REGULAR ADMISSION

$20 / $13

ADMISSION + GUIDED TOUR

$37 / $24

CURRENTS NIGHT SHOW

$30 / $19.50

5 & UNDER

Free

Buy Tickets All prices are in Canadian Dollars and do not include applicable tax (13% HST).

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7005 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6T2

1 (877) 642-7275

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Still have questions about planning your trip to Niagara Parks? Call our Guest Services Centre at 1.877.642.7275 Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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