• Interpretation Centre

Galerie Hydraulica

This interpretation centre, with its scenography, lets you discover all the secrets of hydroelectricity and its history, which have left their mark on the Bozel valley.

Interpretation Centre Galerie Hydraulica Planay


Planay (73350)
Animals not allowed
Unguided individual tours available permanently
Guided individual tours on request
Average duration of an individual visit : 00h45

At the foot of one of the largest penstocks to capture water from the Vanoise glaciers, the Galerie Hydraulica reveals the secrets of hydroelectricity and its industrial applications. Through an interactive scenography, enriched by the memories and testimonies of local people, plunge into the heart of this adventure which, long before ski resorts, brought life to an entire valley.
Self-guided or guided tours.

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    Full price: 3.50 €
    Reduced price: 3 €
    Child: 2.50 €
    Student: 3 €
    Job seeker: 3 €
    Large family: from 9 €.

    Methods of payment accepted : Check, Cash, Bank/credit card


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French
    Languages of documentation : English, French
    Languages visits : French
    Languages informatives signs : English, French
    Languages audio guide : French


    From 01/06 to 28/09/2024 between 2 pm and 4.30 pm.
    Closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday.

    • Coach access
    • Tourist brochures
    • Tourist information
    • Parking
    • Public WC
    • Defibrillator
    • Toilets
    • Temporary exhibition


    Le Villard 73350 Planay

    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
    • Even flooring with no obstacles
    • Absence of protrusions > 2 cm
    • Doors >=77 cm wide
    • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
    • Reception desk between 70-80 cm high
    • Height under table >= 70 cm width >= 77 cm
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Site, building totally accessible
    • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site
    • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities
    Visual Disability

    Number of people in situation of reduced mobility site capacity : 8

    More informations

    Information update on 17/04/2024 by Communauté de Communes Val Vanoise - Vallée de Bozel Tourisme