Point Beach Energy Education Center


Education and Information

Much of Point Beach Nuclear Plant's community activities focus on education. The Point Beach Energy Center is a well-known destination for schools, civic groups, and anyone who is interested in learning about nuclear energy. The center is especially popular as a destination for local school field trips, offering:

  • Programs on nuclear energy and electricity for elementary, middle- and high-school students and adults
  • The Energy Experience -- a 3,000-square-foot energy "museum" featuring displays on the history and generation of electricity and "How A Nuclear Plant Works," as well as
  • Age-appropriate activities to supplement the educational programs.

General Public Admission

Admission is always free. Tours of the centers are typically self-guided. Presentations for groups are available by reservation only (see below). Please be aware that the possession of alcohol, firearms or explosives while on the Point Beach site are not permitted.

Pets are NOT allowed on the site.

Educational programs
If you are a teacher or professional organization interested in scheduling a presentation, please call:

Local: 920-755-6400
Toll-free: 1-800-880-8463

 

Hours of Operation

The Point Beach Energy Center is open to the general public.

Tuesday through Saturday from
11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Sundays*, Mondays and holidays.

*Special Sunday events are planned periodically. Call for the current schedule.

For more information, please call 1-800-880-8463

 

Location

The center is located 10 miles north of Two Rivers, Wisconsin, east of Hwy 42. It's located on the Lake Michigan shore, adjacent to the Point Beach Nuclear Plant. Directions are available.

Other Resources

Doing a school project? Check out the web pages for students on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission site.