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We stopped here on a whim and had a great time! We went with our 16 year old and not quite 2 year old, they both had a blast. There was a lot to learn and was mostly interactive exhibits. There was a motion simulator...More
The reason this historical spot - the first AC hydroelectric plant in the WORLD!! - gets 4 stars is that as of late the visitors are not allowed into the turbine room (for safety reasons). As such the tour is a bit superficial.
This is a great stop on a trip of the area. There are some great vistas of both the Canadian and US power plants on the river, but mostly this is a great hands-on explanation of power and energy-related topics. The interactive exhibits are accessible...More
This was one of the best things that we did while we visited Niagara Falls. Very engaging/interactive, and was fun for the whole family. I'd definitely visit the power station again, and would recommend this to a friend.
New York state put some effort into this great visitor center. You can't tour the power plant, but the visitor center is quite large and full of exhibits on electricity and how the plant works. The place is full of touch screens, interactive exhibits, games,...More
Had read the reviews and been told by a few people to go to the power vista so our expectations were high. We were still very impressed with the size and quality of the exhibits. Staff was friendly and engaging and it is FREE. I...More
We came across this after leaving Niagara Falls. We thought we'd make a quick stop and spent 2 hours. It has 2 floors of interactive stations and exhibits.There is a 12 minute movie and a simulation ride. I learned a lot about the history of...More