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North Anna Nuclear Information Center

1022 Haley Dr, Mineral, VA 23117-4527
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If your in the area this is pretty interesting! A lot of people are so scared of nuclear power..and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Michael T
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Interesting educational center for Nuclear Power.

We live near the North Anna Nuclear Power Station on Lake Anna, Virginia. Dominion Virginia Power... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
James K
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7 Jul 2016
“Interesting educational center for Nuclear Power.”
17 Jun 2016
“Great wxperience”
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1022 Haley Dr, Mineral, VA 23117-4527
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Reviewed 17 August 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

1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 8 July 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

Thank James K
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Husband is a boilermaker and has worked at North Anna Nuclear Plant this summer. The information center gave the kids an opportunity to see what he works on, how electricity works and the different thins that carry radiation. The staff was very excited to talk...More

Thank jlcooley74
Reviewed 14 April 2016

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

Thank buddydog36
Reviewed 7 April 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.

Thank TK2012114
Reviewed 16 March 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.

1  Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I wasn't that thrilled when my husband said he wanted to stop in here, I thought it would be boring. However, the woman working there did a great job in describing the exhibits, and it turned out I learned a lot and enjoyed our visit.

Thank norskies
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Dominion Power operates two nuclear reactors on Lake Anna. The information center has many exhibits that depict the operation of a nuclear reactor and the generation of electrical power. They even have movies that document the transport of the reactors to the site. In addition...More

1  Thank Jim K
Reviewed 3 July 2015

The explanations by display were very good. The presentations by the staff (we joined in with a group of high school (or college) students) were clear, with technical competence and the ability to communicate with a broad range of people (elementary children to seniors). We...More

1  Thank Kent K
Reviewed 5 June 2015

standard propaganda to indoctrinate all into believing nuclear power is safe and efficient, that skirts the negative aspects but worth a visit

Thank uckbuck
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Walt C
What are visitors days and hours?
17 November 2015|
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Response from norskies | Reviewed this property |
Monday-Friday, 9am to 4 pm
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Walt C
I would like to visit the Lake Anna power plant. What days and hours are informative tours give and is there a telephone number I can call to ensure the visitor center is open
17 November 2015|
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