Relive the history of the Fonseranes 9 Locks, an iconic Béziers site that’s part of the Canal du Midi designed by Béziers’ own Pierre-Paul Riquet. Who’s your guide? The Archivist is with you every step of the way on and in the Canal du Midi.
Settle into your seat (the room is air-conditioned). And we’re off: dive…into the history and its characters. Meet Paul Riquet, Colbert, King Louis XIV and the thousands of unknowns who made this landmark project happen, sink into the waters of a rumbling lock, gaze at the images covering the walls and floor; set sail on the original music and dialogues...This is a real cinematic and sensory experience.
The Archivist will also join you on the museum trail covering the entire site: it’s his instantly recognisable voice that will guide you step by step on our audioguide tour. He’ll whisper all the secrets of the Fonseranes 9 Locks in your ear.