The City of Energy is an internationally renowned resort that will provide you with a unique visitor experience. You will experience a thrilling adventure where history and science come together to help you discover the industry that has shaped our existence for over a century.
Summer is now here. So we think what better business to have fun and be entertained, whether you are alone, with two, with your family, that's a good reason to stop in Shawinigan and discover this unique cultural center in the Mauricie region.
Bordered by the Saint-Maurice River, the Cité de l'énergie offers a host of activities that make it the perfect summer destination.
Here's what you can expect by visiting the Cité de l’énergie!
NEZHA, L’ENFANT PIRATE
This is a great opportunity to spend time outdoors! Exactly, the show Nehza, the pirate child is presented in a nice amphitheater open sky. With Cirque Éloize's production of light, Cirque Éloize's production benefits from the natural scenery of the Saint-Maurice River and the surrounding forest. Nehza, the pirate child tells the epic of a young orphaned warrior to discover her origins.
On view from July 2nd to August 17th, 2019.
MUSEUM OF THE PRIME MINISTER
We walk in the corridors of the Prime Minister Jean Chrétien's Museum: Canada in the World. It is an exhibition that presents the many formal gifts offered to the former Prime Minister of Canada in the performance of his duties. The exhibits are presented with incredible cultural diversity and tell their story. It's exciting!
HYDRO-QUEBEC OBSERVATION TOWER
This is the second highest observation tower in Quebec and it is with its 115 meters high that you can admire the fantastic panorama of the Mauricie.
Do not hesitate to come for a ride, the scenery is fabulous.
Planète Énergie, an immersive experience in two parts. First, visit the permanent exhibition that allows you to travel in the present and the future. It demystifies planetary energy issues in an edifying and accessible way. Then, let yourself be carried away by the enigmatic flight of energy particles with a fascinating multimedia show. Planet Energy is a sight to behold, presenting science as a powerful phenomenon, both mysterious and familiar.
CRUISE AND CITY TOUR
Cross the iconic Saint-Maurice River aboard one of our pontoons during the summer season. You will be able to see for yourself the beauty of this body of water which, more than a century ago, made Shawinigan a city of choice for the industrialization of modern Quebec.
Then take a trolleybus tour of which the proposed route includes a stop at the famous Shawinigan Falls and another at the belvedere Lambert.