Espace culturel - Les Salins du Midi




Route du Grau-du-Roi, Aigues-Mortes


Rehabilitation and extension of two existing buildings. Transformation in Museum, educational spaces, restoring, sales areas, welcome area of the visitors and the arrangement of the site for the welcome of the public in a zone protected (garden of the salt, travel by small train, landing stage and pink walk). Sell door-to-door HQE.

Project management:

Compagnie des salins du midi et des salines de l'est

Project manager:

Goudchaux Architecte & Associés


Mission de base


Betom ingénierie


1000 m²


3000000 €

The harvest and the culture of the salt occupies to Aigues-Mortes a site of exception. In the heart of a vast space of the size of Paris dedicated to the salt, an establishment of 1000 m ² opens to the public. Capable of welcoming 300 000 persons a year, it gets organized around 4 experiences : the museum and its infrastructure of reception, the garden of the salt, a walk by small train, a pink walk.
The museum takes takes place in two buildings which belong to the history of the site.

These buildings are connected by a Mediterranean garden, which becomes a space of meeting and departure for the various proposed activities.
The building " the Post ", modernized, becomes a point of welcomeand mark for the visitors.
Keeping its foundations and volumes of origin, it opens very widely on the landscape, offering