Open to school groups by reservation, the newly remodeled Cook Energy Center offers
students a fast-paced energy adventure to let them Discover the Nature of Power.
The experience can be tailored to students from grade school to college. The centerpiece
is a 26-foot 3D rotating model of the plant that shows the intricate working of a nuclear
There are numerous hands-on interactive exhibits, and plenty of supporting data for those who love to get into the details. Additional activities like an age appropriate “information scavenger hunt” tied to school curriculum makes this a fun AND interactive learning experience for students.
There are also nature trails that wind through the dunes and woods, leading to a beautiful overlook of Lake Michigan. Fill out the request form so your school group can Discover the Nature of Power.
Energy is a global issue. Visitors to the Cook Energy Center start their visit with a world-wide perspective of what energy means to everyone as they Discover the Nature of Power.
The main attraction for 40 years has been the 26-foot rotating model of the plant. See the inner workings of the plant and understand how the Cook Nuclear Plant generates electricity.
How big is your carbon footprint? You’ll learn about your own impact on the environment by examining how efficiently you use the finite resources on the planet.
Take a break from learning by enjoying the beautiful terrace overlooking the Cook Nuclear Plant and Lake Michigan.
Take the mystery out of nuclear power when you Discover the Nature of Power.at the Cook Engergy Center.
Take a trip through time as the sliding computer teaches about the history of electricity and what has happening in the world from the 1700s to today.
Besides being emission-free, the nuclear industry is committed to protecting the environment. Cook cares about southwest Michigan.
Discover the Nature of Power at the Cook Energy Center. The interactive learning experience can be adapted for all age groups. School groups larger than 15 can request a curriculum-based tour. We will try to accommodate your request the best we can.