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L'Atelier de l'Eau

Interpretation Centre at Cognin

From :  3,7 Full-fare
Temporarily closed
  • Explore the "factory canal" and the wonderful ingenuity people have used to transform water into a source of energy. Then plunge into the heart of the water cycle and its different uses. Visit an old vegetable oil mill. Video projection room.

  • Cognin has know a rich industrial past, organised around the "Canal des Usines" drifted from the "Hyères". This canal, today preserved and promoted is still the witness of a thriving activity, base on the utilisation of water as motive force. To give all its sense to this canal save, the town has rehabilitated the "filiature Thomas", who preserve a bucket wheel in "Water Workshop".

    Outside, a "water fountain" reproduce in miniature the "Canal des Usines" which was going through the...
    Cognin has know a rich industrial past, organised around the "Canal des Usines" drifted from the "Hyères". This canal, today preserved and promoted is still the witness of a thriving activity, base on the utilisation of water as motive force. To give all its sense to this canal save, the town has rehabilitated the "filiature Thomas", who preserve a bucket wheel in "Water Workshop".

    Outside, a "water fountain" reproduce in miniature the "Canal des Usines" which was going through the village.
    A the ground floor of the building, a mill reconstituted will show you all the secrets of oil making.
    At the first floor of the building : 4 rooms of discovers and experimentations on different thematic :

    - Story of the canal of the factories of the filature Thomas
    - Water and its use as motive force.
    - Water in the world of Renewable energies.
  • Environment

    • Town location
    • Close to a public transportation
  • Spoken languages

  • Tourism and handicap

Services
  • Accessibility

    • Mental disability
    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • Incline >5% but reasonable
  • Equipment

    • Toilets
  • Services

    • Pets welcome
Rates

Payment methods

  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer
  • From September 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020
  • Rates 2021
  • Adult
    3.70 €
  • Child

    • under 18 yo

    2.20 €
  • Group adults

    • per person

    2.90 €
  • Group children

    • per person

    1.70 €
  • Adult
    3.70 €
  • Child

    • under 18 yo

    2.20 €
  • Group adults

    • per person

    2.90 €
  • Group children

    • per person

    1.70 €
Openings
Temporarily closed
  • From September 1, 2020
    until October 16, 2020
  • From October 17, 2020
    until October 31, 2020
  • From November 1, 2020
    until December 19, 2020
  • From December 20, 2020
    until January 3, 2021
  • From January 4, 2021
    until February 5, 2021
  • From February 6, 2021
    until February 21, 2021
  • From February 22, 2021
    until April 9, 2021
  • From April 10, 2021
    until April 25, 2021
  • From April 26, 2021
    until July 6, 2021
  • Saturday
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • * Canceled or closed because of Covid-19
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Samedi de 15h à 17h * Canceled or closed because of Covid-19
  • Saturday
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • * Canceled or closed because of Covid-19
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Samedi de 15h à 17h * Canceled or closed because of Covid-19
  • Saturday
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • * Canceled or closed because of Covid-19
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Samedi de 15h à 17h * Canceled or closed because of Covid-19
  • Saturday
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • * Canceled or closed because of Covid-19
  • Monday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Samedi de 15h à 17h * Canceled or closed because of Covid-19
  • Saturday
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • * Canceled or closed because of Covid-19