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Address: Baie Comeau, Quebec, Canada

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Been there about 3 times through the years. You drive for 2,5 hours looking at trees and winding roads and then Bonn this mega structure appears. Very cool!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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San Ramon, California
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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Been there about 3 times through the years. You drive for 2,5 hours looking at trees and winding roads and then Bonn this mega structure appears. Very cool!!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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51 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This a a unique opportunity to experience a pretty in-depth (for a lay person) look at an engineering wonder. Security is high, for obvious reasons but the visit is well managed and safe. There are steps on the tour and damp uneven concrete floors in place to take note of. There is a short presentation so start with with Q&A... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Worth a visit if you can't resist large engineering projects. Of interest to only a few, but worth it if you have the time. Was really cold so didn't stay long.

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New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

No kidding. Ok - I am a geek and i find large projects like this one fascinating. This tour is extremely thorough and you get to see parts of the powerhouse and Dam that you never are shown on other tours. It is really a thorough and excellent tour - and it is well worth the visit to get there.... More 

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Mascouche, Canada
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9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Very educational for children and adults alike, a place written in recent history books because of the tenacity of the locals

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Guelph, Canada
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17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Great! It is soo big that you only get the real scope of it as you drive up the mountain beside it. A marvel of construction! Its bigger than Mount Rushmore.

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Montreal
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The purpose of our visit was to visit Hydro-Quebec ‘s Manic2 and Manic5 hydroelectric dams which were both magnificent. We were highly impressed by the vastness and extent of these developments. The two young Hydro-Quebec employees, who as our guides, explained the historical and technical details of these dams were well trained and highly efficient.

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Drove by the Manic-5 dam on my way to a fishing trip and it is a truly impressive structure. Certainly worth seeing but not if it is your only reason to drive the 2.5 hours from Baie-Comeau to get there.

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