Dungeness B Power Station Visitor Centre
Dungeness B is a nuclear power station that sits in a unique location in the middle of Dungeness National Nature Reserve in Kent; a Special Protection Area (SPA) and a Special Area of Conservation (SAC).
Its Visitor Centre gives the opportunity for members of the public to enjoy the interactive exhibition zone and embark on a guided site tour to see the plant in operation, all free of charge. The aim of the visitor centre is to help members of the public understand more how nuclear energy is generated. The centre is interactive and uses interactive models, touch screen computers and information panels to explain how electricity is generated in a nuclear power station. Information is also provided on safety, nuclear waste and radiation.
The centre offers free Exploring Electricity tours for the general public, societies, business groups, colleges and universities at either 9.30am or 1.30pm (subject to availability).
They also offer free educational visits for primary and secondary schools from 9.30am until 2pm. Upon request, they are also able to offer: STEM and school activities, information about their apprenticeship scheme and talks from employees about various aspects of engineering and science”.
All bookings are subject to availability. See below for further information about Guided Tours.
Dungeness B Power Station
The Dungeness B Power Station Visitor Centre is located at:
Dungeness B Power Station
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The visitor centre is open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 4pm. No pre-booking is required to look around the visitor centre.
There is no charge for entry into the Visitor Centre. There is also no charge for the guided tours, however, see the paragraph below for further information.
The centre also offers guided tours of the power station. These must be pre-booked at least four weeks in advance and the minimum tour age is 8 years of age. They are not open at weekends or on Bank Holidays.
The walking tour of the site can take about 1½ hours to complete and takes in lifts, narrow corridors and in some cases stairways so may not be suitable for people with walking difficulties. If you have any concerns, please check with the Visitor Centre staff prior to leaving on a tour.
To find out more and book your tour, please see Dungeness Visitor Centre Information.
For further information about the Power Station, Visitor Centre, or guided tours, please visit the Dungeness B Power Station webpage.
Inside the Visitor Centre
Inside Dungeness B Power Station