Le Vaisseau

The Vaisseau is a formidable mediation tool built and managed by the European Collectivity of Alsace since 2005. Welcoming around 170,000 visitors each year, the Vaisseau's mission is to help people discover science in a different way and to disseminate scientific and technical culture to a variety of audiences.

Through the themes addressed, the Vaisseau invites visitors to take part in the debate to better understand how the world evolves. But above all, the Vaisseau is a convivial moment where you can enjoy discovering the world through manipulation, experimentation and collaboration.

1 bis rue Philippe Dollinger

03 69 33 26 69

Visit the Vaisseau in Strasbourg (summer 2020, time slot reservation required)

Parks and wildlife parks

Come and explore the amazing world of science and leisure with your family or friends ! Trilingual exhibitions (french, german, english).

Horaires d'ouverture

Ouvert du mardi au dimanche de 10H à 18H (dernière entrée à 17H). Fermé le lundi, le 01/05, les 25/12, 01/01 et 3 semaines en septembre.

Public price
Adult : €8.00
Kid : €8.00
Price with the pass
Adult : Free
Kid : Free
Talking hands

From 7 to 28 May 2023

Animation ponctuelle

Kid : €6.00

Can you sing with your hands? Can you introduce yourself without speaking? Learn as a family to sign your name, recite nursery rhymes and discover, with poetry, the world of silence. Another way of communicating and sharing is available to you! Take part in the Mains bavardes workshop on Sundays from 7 to 28 May 2023 from 10.30 am to 12 noon.

Speaker: Bérénice Uhl

1 bis, rue Philippe Dollinger
67100 Strasbourg

03 69 33 26 69

Playful debate - A.I. at school

31 May 2023 14:00

Pour les enfants


Monday morning: you arrive at school and discover that the headmaster has been replaced by... an artificial intelligence! How do you react? Between role-playing and discussions, question different aspects of our relationship with machines, and imagine how it could develop in the future. It's your turn to play!

Speakers: The Vaisseau's mediators

1 bis, rue Philippe Dollinger
67100 Strasbourg


The life under our feet

From 18 June to 2 July 2023

Animation ponctuelle


This workshop allows parents and children to discover the biodiversity that is hidden under their feet. Each family will have the opportunity to work the land and plant various vegetables. They will be able to harvest them later and eat them... with pride! Every Sunday from 18 June to 2 July 2023 from 10:30 to 12:00!

Speaker: La Maison du Compost

1 bis, rue Philippe Dollinger

03 69 33 26 69


  • Hearing impairment
  • Mental disability
  • Physical disability
  • Visual disability
  • Accepted animals

    Animals are not allowed in the establishment, except for dogs accompanying visually impaired persons*.

    * On presentation of a proof of identity

Access conditions

  • From Strasbourg train station : Take tram C, towards "Neuhof", and get off at the "Winston Churchill" stop. The Vaisseau is 5 minutes' walk away along Quai des Alpes.

    From Kehl train station : Take tram D, towards "Poteries", get off at the "Jean Jaures" stop and change for tram C, towards "Gare Centrale" and get off at the "Winston Churchill" stop.The Vaisseau is 5 minutes' walk away along Quai des Alpes.

  • From Place de la Bourse, follow the cycle path along "Quai du Général Koenig" then "Quai des Alpes". Cross the Pont du Danube bridge on your right, towards "Neudorf Meinau". The Vaisseau will be on your left, straight after the bridge.

  • Take bus no. 30 towards "Robertsau Sainte-Anne / Robertsau Chasseurs" and get off at the "Danube" stop.

  • From the M35 (towards Colmar or Paris), get off at junction 4 towards Kehl/Place de l’Etoile. Continue along the E52-M1004 towards Kehl. After the tunnel, continue along the Route du Rhin, then at the 3rd set of traffic lights turn left into "Rue Alfred Kastler"; take the first right "Rue Philippe Dollinger". The Vaisseau is located immediately on your right, before the Pont du Danube bridge. There is a free car park open from 07.00 to 19.00 which you can use. As you leave, remember to ask for a ticket from the security officials.

  • Take tram C, towards "Neuhof", or tram E, towards "Campus d’Illkirch" or "Baggersee" and get off at the "Winston Churchill" stop. The Vaisseau is 5 minutes' walk away along Quai des Alpes.

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