CNR offers an interactive and educational guided tour that combines hydraulic art, history and technology. There are some movies, models and objects that will help you to discover the great adventure of the river Rhone as well as all the different renewable energies such as the water, the wind and the sun that CNR has been developping.
Génissiat is an exceptional industrial rampart: it is monumental, its role in French postwar energy engineering, its contribution to electricity consumption in the Rhône Valley…
CNR proposes a guided, interactive and educational visit, which combines art, history and technology. Films, mock-ups and objects allow visitors to discover the magnificent adventure of the River Rhone, and the energy mix generated by CNR from water, wind and sun.
You have to wear flat and closed shoes.
You have to bring your Identity Card as they will check it out before getting in.
Age minimum : 8 ans
- Educational visits
- Booking obligatory
- Guided tours
- In the country
- Village 2 km away
Reduced price: from 5 €
Adult: from 10 €
Child: from 5 €
Large family: 30 €
Group adults: from 8 €.
Group rate available for > 14 people.
Do not miss the long canal on the right side of the bank where the water is evacuated. It ends up in an impressive drop called the "ski jump".
From 15/02 to 18/12/2020, daily between 10 am and 6 pm.
- Site, building totally accessible
Animaux acceptés : Non
History, culture and heritage : After being closed to the public for many years, the visit inside the dam is offered again with a new tour.
Tips : Do not miss the long canal on the right side of the bank where the water is evacuated. It ends up in an impressive drop called the "ski jump".