Bruce Power Visitors' Centre
Visitors are welcome to come and see how clean electricity is made at the Bruce Power Visitors' Centre.
Located west of Highway 21 just north of Tiverton, Ontario, the Visitors' Centre looks out over two gigantic nuclear generating stations and sits adjacent to Ontario's first commercial wind farm, Huron Wind .
Bruce Power is one of the province's largest independent electricity suppliers and currently produces about 20 per cent of Ontario's power. The company also uses its reactors to produce approximately 60 per cent of the world's Cobalt-60, a substance used to sterilize disposable medical supplies.
The Visitors' Centre features more than 30 hands-on exhibits and displays including a simulated Reactor Core Tour and mock Control Room. Optical viewers are complimentary to scan the nearby generating facilities and a picnic area is available during the nice weather. Energy presentations are held hourly during the summer months in a 120-seat theatre and can be arranged year-round for school or tour groups.
The Visitors' Centre is normally open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday, but closed statutory holidays and, on occasion, for private functions. Admission is free.
For more information, please call (519) 361-7777.