Museoscope of the Lake


Openning time

  • From 13/07 to 26/08/2023, daily.

    From 27/08 to 30/08/2023, daily.

    From 31/08 to 13/09/2023, every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    From 14/09 to 29/09/2023, every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Embark on an astonishing journey and discover the sunken villages and the construction of the Serre Ponçon dam, a formidable human adventure!

The construction of the Serre-Ponçon dam was an upheaval for the Hautes-Alpes and the Ubaye. The Museoscope recounts the testimonies of those expropriated and tells the story of the villages that were engulfed.

Cinema rooms, a representation of the valleys before the lake, a thrilling story to better understand the history of the lake and its origins.
Fly over the Durance River on the back of an eagle and relive the dream of Icarus with a dynamic 4/5D cinema.

A 1.5-hour tour for the whole family.

Audio guides in English, German, Italian and Dutch.

Shop, bookshop, souvenirs.

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Tourism and handicap : information to travel well

Motor impairment

  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs

We offer services and equipments made for your individual needs

  • Shop
  • Play area
  • Picnic area
  • Orientation board
  • Coach parking


Animals : Non accepted

Clientele and groups

Minimum number of people : 20


  • Guided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided group tours on request


  • Adult: 15 €
    Child : 10 €
    Group adults: 13 €
    Group children : 8.80 €.

    Free entry for children < 6 years.
    Child entry valid for 6 - 15 years.
    Group rate available for > 20 people.

    Family package (2 adults + 2 children) 46€ + 8.8€ per additional child -
    Other rates on request.

Way of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Credit transfer