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St. Lawrence-FDR Project Visitors Center

NYPA's St. Lawrence-FDR Project Visitors Center offers free year-round activities

The Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch offers panoramic views of the St. Lawrence River and state-of-the-art hands-on exhibits. For a look at what's going on at our visitors center view the Calendar of Events.

Visitors center and hours of operation: Located at 21 Hawkins Point Road, Massena, NY, 13662. Open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Open 5 days a week (Monday - Friday) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the rest of the year. Closed Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years' Eve, New Years' Day, Presidents' Day and Good Friday. Call us at 315-764-0226, Ext 302 or 800-262-NYPA (NYS residents only).

Fun hands-on exhibits at the St. Lawrence Hawkins Point visitors centerWe offer many opportunities to learn about energy in a fun setting. You can hop on a bicycle generator and turn pedal power into electricity or have a hair-raising experience with static electricity using our Van de Graaff generator. Our audiovisual terrain map charts the course of the mighty St. Lawrence River from Ogdensburg to Massena.

Our Community Room and Theater are also available to Free movies and popcorn at NYPA's visitors centeroutside groups, and together can comfortably hold 100 people. Throughout the year, we offer special programs and services to the public, including free showings of popular movies with free popcorn.


We also invite you to enjoy the many other attractions near our power project. Call us at 315-764-0226, Ext 302 or 800-262-NYPA (NYS residents only) for more information on visitors center events or other questions.

Click for a printer-friendly PDF version of our neighborhood attractions map.

Also of interest: St. Lawrence Power Project Relicensing.
Learn more about the St. Lawrence River Research and Education Fund.

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Plan Your Visit:

Our free Friday matinee movie series continues... the new schedule will be posted soon.

Movies, Popcorn and More!

Check out our photo albums on Facebook... with great pics from our Pajama Party and Photos with Santa and more!

Dec. 13: Hawkins Point Pajama Party and Photos with Santa!

And thank you to all of the "Plungers" who went "Freezin for a Reason" and took part in the Polar Plunge at Hawkins Point on Sat. Nov 9!

See photos from our annual Wildlife Festival at Hawkins Point.

NYPA's Annual Wildlife Festival at Hawkins Point on Sat Sept 28!

NYPA’s 13th Annual Dam 4-Miler Walk & Run took place on on Sept. 14 - all proceeds went to the Wounded Warrior Project.

See photos from our Annual Summer Spectacular...

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