Frontenac Power Plant

The Frontenac Power Plant is the oldest hydro-electric plant in operation in Québec. It stands in the middle of the Magog River Gorge. Frontenac Power Plant was built in 1910.

It includes a water chamber that is part riveted steel and part concrete. Guests can visit the interactive exhibit “Lights of the city”, which traces the history of Sherbrooke’s power development and its ownership. Besides, families can enjoy a picnic on the splendid terrace.

The Frontenac Power station is open for visits from the end of June to the end of August, Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm.

Guests can enter the Frontenac power-station via Frontenac Street.

Information: 819 821-5757 or 819 821-5406 (off season).

See also:

  • Digg
  • Sphinn
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • StumbleUpon
  • Technorati
  • LinkedIn
  • TwitThis