Join us inside the historic Niagara Parks Power Station this fall for a three-part speaker series about the history of power generation.
Learn about electrical engineering marvels connected to Edison, Westinghouse and Tesla; hear about the operations of the station from a panel of former employees that kept it running; and discover the untold history of the station's construction.
Your ticket includes all three sessions inside the Niagara Parks Power Station, including parking. You will also receive admission to explore the station at your leisure before and after each session, subject to regular hours of operation.
Tickets are limited for this exclusive series.
"The War of the Currents" - Wayne Fischer
October 3, 2021 at 1 p.m. - Learn about the historical electrical achievements and philosophy of Edison, Westinghouse and Tesla that led up to the "War of the Currents", the famous conflict around the introduction of competing electric systems 140 years ago.
Canadian Niagara Power Panel - Former Station Employees
November 7, 2021 at 1 p.m. - Join a panel of past employees of the "Canadian Niagara Power Company generation station" as they explain the roles of the men and women who powered our homes. Ask questions and learn all about what it was like to live a day in the life of hydroelectric power.
"Power Corrupts" - Daryl Learn
December 5, 2021 at 1 p.m. - From disputes with neighbours to armed riots, the construction of the station was plagued with issues that were quickly overshadowed by its success after completion. Hear more about the untold history behind this magnificent structure.
Tickets are $60 and include all three sessions inside the Niagara Parks Power Station, including parking. You will also receive admission to explore the station at your leisure before and after each session, subject to regular hours of operation.