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Musée Hydrelec

Vaujany | Technique et industrie
Free Admission
The permanent exhibition space welcomes visitors on a surface of more than 750 m², spread over 3 levels. Models, videos, multimedia animations illustrate the history and techniques related to the control of water by man.

The early hydraulic at the Grand House plant: history of ' using hydropower by humans, the major findings that allowed the rise of the hydropower, cycle of water, different types of dams and hydroelectric facilities, large House, the most powerful plant in France.

Keller plants to the Gavet project: the past and future of the Romanche average, equipped with since the beginning of the 20th century in hydroelectric plants, hydroelectric power and security, the risks associated with releases of water downstream of the facilities.
The universe of hydropower: together elements of a plant type of the last century: generators, circuit breakers, valves, measuring devices; hydraulic groups from Isère factories at the beginning of the 20th century. giant bright decor of a former engine room.

This place is Closed Temporarly

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Contact details

  • Name: Musée Hydrelec
  • Address: Le Verney - 38114 - Vaujany - France
  • Phone: (33) 04 76 80 78 00




Exposition, Visite guidée, Visite, Conférence

Getting there

  • By car : de Grenoble, Autoroute de Lyon, sortie Vizille (sortie 8), direction Briançon / Stations de l'Oisans / Bourg d'Oisans, direction Allemont / Vaujany, direction Col du Glandon / Col de la Croix de Fer

Andy Bryant


Andy Bryant