The Tunnel at the Niagara Parks Power Station

The Tunnel at the Niagara Parks Power Station

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Descend 180 feet beneath the historic Niagara Parks Power Station to discover the 2,200-foot-long tunnel that lies under Niagara’s cathedral of power.

This all-new attraction uncovers a never-before-seen underground world and reveals more fascinating details about Niagara’s incredible story of power. Make your way down into the tunnel in a glass-enclosed elevator and prepare to witness a breathtaking panoramic view of the falls from the viewing platform at the edge of the Niagara River. Experience the Tunnel with regular admission to the Niagara Parks Power Station


Discover a new underground perspective

Dig deep into the rich history of the century-old power station as you explore this engineering feat from an incredible new perspective, 180 feet beneath the main generating floor.

Get views of the power station’s hidden decks as you descend into the tunnel in a glass-paneled elevator. Then, explore fascinating exhibits to find out how it was remarkably excavated in 1901 with only lanterns, rudimentary dynamite, pickaxes and shovels. Learn how it expelled the power station’s spent waters back into the Niagara River, at the base of the falls.

Viewing platform

The tunnel served as an exit point for the water used in generating hydropower for over a century. Your journey in the tunnel will take you along the same path travelled by water and lead you to a viewing platform where the tunnel emptied into the Niagara River.

For the first time ever, the newly constructed viewing platform offers unprecedented access to a new perspective of the lower Niagara River with unparalleled views of both the Horseshoe and American Falls.


There's more to Niagara's power story

The all-new tunnel experience at the Niagara Parks Power Station is included with regular admission to the station. Explore this restored hydroelectric power station, first constructed over a century ago. Discover interactive exhibits, fascinating models and more. Hungry for more? Scan story markers throughout the station with your mobile device and dig deeper with exclusive content, including our audio guide! Fully guided generator hall tours with our expert interpreters are also available.

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Regular Admission

$28 / $18.25

Admission + Guided Tour

$37 / $24

Currents Night Show

$30 / $19.50

5 & Under


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.