The Powerhouse at Stave FallsBC Hydro

Knowledge
Social
Parking
Indoors
Outdoors
Share:
The Powerhouse at Stave Falls
Historic Site
National landmark
Wheelchair
Accessible
Free Parking
Available
Audio Tours
Multilingual
Kids Free
Under 5
Gift Shop
Souvenirs
info

Description

Step into the past at The Powerhouse at Stave Falls, a National Historic Site of Canada, where a century-old powerhouse awaits to tell its story. The place offers a unique blend of historical displays, electricity demonstrations, and interactive exhibits, making it an engaging experience for visitors of all ages. Wander through the corridors adorned with archival photos, artifacts, and original mechanical and electrical components that once powered the province.

Located on the traditional territory of the Sto:lo People, the Visitor Centre welcomes guests throughout the year with seasonal hours of operation. From spring to fall, visitors can explore the centre’s offerings, including a gift shop stocked with souvenirs, refreshments, and snacks. The centre is fully wheelchair accessible, and free parking is available for cars, RVs, and buses.

Guided and Self-Guided Tours

Whether you prefer a guided tour led by knowledgeable staff or a self-guided exploration at your own pace, the Powerhouse at Stave Falls caters to all preferences. Audio tour rentals in various languages are available for those seeking a deeper understanding of the facility’s history and significance.

Admission fees vary based on age, with discounts for seniors and youth, while children aged five and under enjoy free entry. Additionally, visitors have the option to enhance their experience with audio tour rentals or opt for a season pass add-on.

Plan Your Visit

To make the most of your trip, consider exploring nearby recreation areas like the Stave Lake boat launch, Stave Lake Reservoir Lodge and Campsite, Hayward Lake Reservoir Recreation Area, and Ruskin Dam Recreation Area. These additional attractions offer opportunities for outdoor adventure and relaxation amidst stunning natural landscapes.

The Powerhouse at Stave Falls provides ample photo opportunities, with Instagram-worthy backdrops and visually appealing exhibits. Whether you’re fascinated by antique electrical appliances or marveling at the sheer size of generators and turbines, there’s no shortage of memorable moments to capture.

Experience the Powerhouse 

From March to October, the Powerhouse at Stave Falls invites visitors to embark on a journey through time and explore the fascinating world of electricity generation. With its rich history, immersive exhibits, and picturesque surroundings, it promises an unforgettable experience for all who venture inside.

Read less
gallery

Gallery

the powerhouse at stave falls bc hydro mission bc Gu6XLUkP
the powerhouse at stave falls bc hydro mission bc az7lRspb
the powerhouse at stave falls bc hydro mission bc MCA16FnU
the powerhouse at stave falls bc hydro mission bc DEY3JKVf
the powerhouse at stave falls bc hydro mission bc HENK5NE9
View all
(9 images)
location

Location

BC Hydro
BC Hydro
31338 Dewdney Trunk Road
Mission, V4S 1C4
BC Hydro
BC Hydro
31338 Dewdney Trunk Road
Mission, V4S 1C4
Open Hours
mon
By Appointment
tue
By Appointment
wed
By Appointment
thu
By Appointment
fri
By Appointment
sat
By Appointment
sun
By Appointment
similar

Suggested Activities

ActiviFinder Logo
ActiviFinder
Find activities you will never forget!
© 2024 ActiviFinder Inc.
Newsletter
Join our newsletter to stay informed about the best activities and discounts in your area!