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North Anna Nuclear Information Center

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Very informative

A hands on exhibit that had enough to keep even our teenage girls engaged. Would be over the heads... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Michelle H
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how the nuclear plant cools off

It is extremely interesting to this non-nuclear-plant person how Lake Anna was created with all its... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2017
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

A hands on exhibit that had enough to keep even our teenage girls engaged. Would be over the heads of most younger kids, but they would still enjoy the static electricity display and the bird sounds.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Took my 8 year old daughter and she enjoyed learning about energy through the exhibits. Her favorites were the bicycle that when pedaled would light up the bulbs and the static electricity machine.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 1:45 on a day that the signs indicate it would be open but it was looked up tight with no indication of reason for change.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

It is extremely interesting to this non-nuclear-plant person how Lake Anna was created with all its cool-off fingers. They created a series of fingers, dammed off from the rest of the lake, for the hot water to flow through, aided by canals, until it was...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Excellent information center explaining how nuclear energy is created,works, and is "handled". Great educational experience for anyone. When we were there, we viewed two films. One re:nuclear power the other film re:Mineral, VA Earthquake One Year Later.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

If your in the area this is pretty interesting! A lot of people are so scared of nuclear power..and tho it does have catastrophic potential..the industry in general is much safer than you might think. I know it sounds counterintuitive but iv worked in this...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

We live near the North Anna Nuclear Power Station on Lake Anna, Virginia. Dominion Virginia Power has developed a very informative education center to educate people on every aspect of nuclear power. The displays are hands on, the staff is available to answer questions, and...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank 210jamesk
Reviewed April 13, 2016

The information center is informative and has displays designed to educate visitors and give an understanding of nuclear energy.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed April 7, 2016

Happened upon this by accident but it was fun and informative. Lots of neat displays and information about the peaceful atom as well as the history of the Lake Anna Area and its creation to cool the plant.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank TK2012114
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Want a break from the heat and learn some cool stuff about energy, not just nuclear? Check out the visitor center, it's cool in many ways. Ask any question you want about the facility and nuclear power, you'll get a direct and informative answer.

Date of experience: February 2016
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