Musée – Le Réservoir : Espace découverte du Canal du Midi

Standing at the foot of the dam of St. Ferreol lake, this museum is exclusively dedicated to this UNESCO World Heritage monument. You will discover the masterpiece of engineering by Pierre-Paul Riquet, the genius who tought up the Canal du Midi.

The Canal du Midi Museum & Gardens offers a journey at the sources of the Canal du Midi : physical sources, as it is located close to the artificial lake which feeds this formidable work of art ; historical sources, as it invites you to discover the genesis of the project and to meet its inspired inventor, Pierre-Paul Riquet. Located at the foot of the dam of St. Ferreol (17th century), the museum has been fitted in the former "Engineer House". Set in the shades of the opulent landscaped park land out in the 19th century, this museological space unfolds the fabulous story of the Canal du Midi.

Classement & labels

  • Famille Plus
  • Indoor
  • Bad weather alternative
  • Valeurs Parc Naturel Régional

Informations supplémentaires

Animaux acceptés : Non

Langues parlées

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

Bookable online


Ouverture du 01 July 2024 au 31 August 2024
Lundi 10h30 à 18h00
Mardi 10h30 à 18h00
Mercredi 10h30 à 18h00
Jeudi 10h30 à 18h00
Vendredi 10h30 à 18h00
Samedi 10h30 à 18h00
Dimanche 10h30 à 18h00


Full price : 5 € Reduced price : 3 € Large family : 13 € Disabled : 3 € Group adults : from 4€ to 6 €
Rate Min. Max.
Full price (du 01/01/2020 au 01/01/2021) Min: 5€
Reduced price (du 01/01/2020 au 01/01/2021) Min: 3€
Large family (du 01/01/2020 au 01/01/2021) Min: 13€
Disabled (du 01/01/2020 au 01/01/2021) Min: 3€
Group adults (du 01/01/2020 au 01/01/2021) Min: 4€ Max: 6€

Moyens de paiement

  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer



  • Shelter for bikes/mountain bikes
  • Picnic area
  • Lift
  • Toilets
  • Car park
  • Restaurant
  • Entertainments room
  • Film room
  • Private parking


  • Educational visits
  • Coach access
  • Shop
  • Set down on-site for groups
  • Tourist brochures
  • Guided tours


  • Mental disability
  • Physical disability


  • Accueil groupe de 10 à 40 personnes

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