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Powerhouse at Stave Falls

powerhouse at Stave Falls aerial view

Visitor Centre notices

Currently closed

The Powerhouse at Stave Falls Visitor Centre is currently closed and will reopen on March 1, 2024.

Take a walk through a 100 year old powerhouse and enjoy the historical displays, electricity demonstrations and many interactive exhibits. The Powerhouse at Stave Falls has something for everyone, from individuals to families and school groups. This former generating facility is also a National Historic Site of Canada filled with archival photos, artifacts and the original mechanical and electrical components which helped power the province.

Stave Falls Visitor Centre is located on the traditional territory of Kwantlen First Nation. 

The Visitor Centre

SEASON

MONTHS

SEASONAL HOURS

(10 A.M. TO 4 P.M.)

Winter 2023/2024 October 10, 2023 to February 29, 2024 Closed
Spring 2024 March 1 to June 24, 2024 7 days/week
Summer 2024 June 25 to September 11, 2024 5 days/week

(closed Tuesday/Wednesday)
Fall 2024 September 12 to October 14, 2024 7 days/week


Operational hours are subject to change without notice.

  • We have a wide selection of souvenirs, refreshments, and snacks available for purchase in our gift shop.
  • The Visitor Centre welcomes licensed service dogs only. All other animals are not permitted.
  • Free parking is available for cars, RVs and buses while visiting us.
  • Our Visitor Centre is fully wheelchair accessible.
  • If you’re exhibiting symptoms of illness, we ask that you visit another day. 

Tour information

  • We offer guided and self-guided tours.
  • We welcome drop-in visitors and pre-booked tours.
  • Groups larger than 10 people including school field trips and community groups must pre-book their tours. Please submit a request through the links below.
  • Audio tour rentals are available in a variety of languages for guests wanting to tour the facility at their own pace.

Admission fees

Adults (18-54 years) $8
Seniors (55+) $7
Youth (6 - 17 years) $7
Children (5 and under) Free
Season pass add-on $1
Audio tour rental $4
School (K-12) Request a tour
Groups larger than 10 people Request a tour


Admission prices include all applicable taxes.

How to contact us

Call us at 604 462 1222 or email stavefalls@bchydro.com if you need more information.

Address and directions

The Powerhouse at Stave Falls is located at 31338 Dewdney Trunk Road in Mission, B.C.

For directions to our Visitor Centre visit Google Maps.

There are many other recreation areas nearby like the Stave Lake boat launch, the Stave Lake Reservoir Lodge and Campsite, the Hayward Lake Reservoir Recreation Area and the Ruskin Dam Recreation Area that you can visit while you're in the area.

Take a sneak peek

Explore our centre through photos and read about what others have to say about their visits. Hopefully we'll see you here in person soon.

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