EDF Hydrélec museum

The Musée EDF Hydrélec is the only museum in France dedicated to hydroelectricity. Installed in Oisans, the Musée EDF Hydrélec features a new 900m2 scenographic display that retraces the epic story of the production of hydroelectricity.

About : EDF Hydrélec museum

It pays homage to the scientists, engineers, technicians and manoeuvres that played a role in building the hydroelectric power stations and dams, some of which have become an integral part of our heritage and genuine works of art. Installed in Oisans, in the heart of an area with a long history of hydroelectricity, the Musée EDF Hydrélec has now been awarded the «Musée de France» label. It features a number of unique collections comprising scientific and technical objects from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Member of the "Route of the know-how of the Oisans", he organizes the guided tour "Exceptional electricity" on reservation ..
This establishment offers the E-Bike Service: charge your electric bike here on request (remember to take your charger).

Covid-19 special services

Pass sanitaire -
→ According to French government measures, a health certificate (based on vaccine status, previous infections or negative tests) will be required
Jauge -
→ According to French government measures, this facility now accepts a maximum of 49 people simultaneously. Wearing a mask remains compulsory.

En bref

English - French

Car park

Facilities

  • Lift
  • Toilets
  • Exhibition space
  • Car park
  • Defibrillator
  • Entertainments room
  • Film room
  • Coach parking
  • Private parking

Services

  • Educational visits
  • Shop
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tour free of charge
  • Guided tours

Services

Tours

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request
  • Unguided group tours available permanently
  • Unguided group tours on request
  • Guided group tours on request
  • Average duration of the group tour: 90 minutes
  • Average duration of the individual tour: 90 minutes

Capacity

  • 50 personne(s) maximum

Opening

Every day throughout the year between 10 am and 6 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Feast of the Ascension, May 1st and May 8th.

Prices

Free of charge

Free of charge. Booking needed for groups.

Location supplement

From Grenoble, D1091 towards Bourg d'Oisans until "Rochetaillée". Follow the signs to Allemont and drive along the Verney dam towards the Col du Glandon and Col de la Croix de Fer.