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The EnergyExplorium is a popular destination for schools, civic groups and anyone who is interested in learning about nuclear energy and Lake Norman. It's also an ideal destination for local school field trips and unique gatherings.

The EnergyExplorium is open by appointment only Wednesday through Friday. On Monday and Tuesday, the facility is closed and does not accept appointments. Groups of all sizes must make an appointment. If you have a group of 10 or more, please complete the Group Visit Form. Groups less than 10 should call 980.875.5600.

Admission: Free
Phone: 980.875.5600 (option 1) or 800.777.0003 (option 1)
Address: 13339 McGuire Nuclear Station Road, Huntersville, NC 28078
Email: energyexplorium@duke-energy.com

The EnergyExplorium is handicap accessible.

The EnergyExplorium features an expansive auditorium equipped with the latest technology, plus a beautiful setting. It is an ideal location for business meetings, community gatherings, presentations and special events. The facility is handicap accessible. Maximum capacity for the auditorium is 100 people. 

To make reservations, check availability or book your event, call 980.875.5600 (Option 1) or 800.777.0003 or email us

Note: Please do not follow the directions provided by MapQuest or other Internet mapping programs.

From Charlotte (1-77)

Take I-77 to Hwy. 73 (exit 25). West on Hwy. 73 (toward Birkdale Village). Go approximately five miles to the stoplight at McGuire Nuclear Station. The EnergyExplorium is just past Southlake Christian School and Church. Turn right into plant entrance. Stay in right lane and follow signs to the EnergyExplorium.

From Hwy. 16

Take Hwy. 16 North toward Denver. Take Hwy. 73 exit and turn right off interstate ramp. Follow Hwy. 73 toward Huntersville. You will pass Cowans Ford Dam on your left; the next stoplight you come to will be the McGuire Nuclear Station entrance. Turn left into McGuire and follow signs to the EnergyExplorium.

From I-485

Take I-485 to Hwy. 16 (exit 16). West toward Newton. Exit east onto Hwy. 73 toward Huntersville. Go approximately five miles to the stoplight at McGuire Nuclear Station. Turn left into plant entrance. Stay in right lane and follow signs to the EnergyExplorium.

From Mooresville (1-77)

Take I-77 south toward Huntersville to exit 25. Turn right off the interstate ramp and follow Hwy. 73 west approximately five miles. The EnergyExplorium is just past Southlake Christian School and Church. Turn right at stoplight for McGuire Nuclear Station and follow signs to the EnergyExplorium.