Cornwall – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is pleased to announce that the Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre (SHDVC) has reopened its doors to the public beginning Wednesday, June 1, for the 2022 summer tourist season.
Located at 2500B Second St. West, on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Cornwall, Ontario, OPG’s visitor centre showcases the rich history of the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project as well as the communities and people affected. The centre also features exciting and informative interactive displays that make it a key tourist destination in the Cornwall area.
The SHDVC is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The summer tourism season begins June 1, and will conclude on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022.
“We are excited to announce the reopening of the Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre to the public,” says Mike Woodcock, plant manager at the R.H. Saunders Generating Station. “At OPG we believe in being a good corporate citizen and neighbour. The visitor centre serves as a safe, inclusive and educational space for tourists, and community members to enjoy.”
The SHDVC closed in March 2020 at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A reminder to visitors: please continue to protect yourself and others by following provincial COVID-19 public health measures and staying home if you feel unwell.
Stay up to date on current hours of operation and future events by visiting www.opg.com/eastern, or by contacting the visitor centre directly at 613-932-4563.