We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Le Musee Du Touage

RD 1044 Riqueval, 02420 Bellicourt, France
+33 3 23 09 37 28
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Friendly & Helpful Curator & Staff

Looking for the St Quentin Canal where my Grandfather finished his WW1 action and found it below... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
Skeney57
,
Sydney, Australia
Great engineering , fascinating history

The St Quentin Canal was first mooted as a water highway between France and Belgium in 1769 , but... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2017
David J
,
Jersey, United Kingdom
Read all 17 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good66%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“st quentin”(2 reviews)
“boat”(4 reviews)
“canal”(5 reviews)
About
Contact
RD 1044 Riqueval, 02420 Bellicourt, France
Website
+33 3 23 09 37 28
Write a ReviewReviews (17)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"st quentin"
in 2 reviews
"boat"
in 4 reviews
"canal"
in 5 reviews
"tunnel"
in 3 reviews
"curator"
in 2 reviews
"museum"
in 3 reviews
"history"
in 3 reviews
"napoleon"
in 2 reviews
Filter
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Looking for the St Quentin Canal where my Grandfather finished his WW1 action and found it below this quaint little Museum dedicated to the tow boats & their history. The curator advised me to hurry down to the tow path as a boat was due...More

Thank Skeney57
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The St Quentin Canal was first mooted as a water highway between France and Belgium in 1769 , but work stalled in 1775 due to lack of funds . However , the ascent of the emporer Napoleon I in 1801 , and the increasingly successful...More

Thank David J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We left the car near the entrance to the museum and first walked down to examine the entrance to Riqueval Canal tunnel, which passes beneath the American Memorial at nearby Bony. (This was the scene of fighting by American units -- and in fact there...More

Thank Paris-Cemeteries
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2015

After the informative film and seeing inside the towing boat so that you really understand what it does, make your way very carefully down to the towpath and wait for the current tug to appear. Peer into this remarkable structure for a first glimpse of...More

Thank Frances S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 15 August 2014

The "guide" spoke a little English but was able to tell us about the canal system. The small boat we went onto took about 5 minutes to look over. There was a short film before going onto the boat, which is not in the water....More

1  Thank SJJ88
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 18 September 2011

At Riquevall, just north of Saint Quentin. Beautifully restored old tugboat, which you can wander around as well as watch a video (in English) explaining the history. Very friendly guide who spoke English, and the day we went it was free and they also had...More

Thank AwayFromLondon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Bellicourt Hotels
Le Pot d'Etain
194 reviews
9.83 km away
Campanile Saint Quentin
129 reviews
10.79 km away
Premiere Classe Saint Quentin
122 reviews
10.80 km away
Kyriad Saint Quentin
255 reviews
11.02 km away
Nearby Restaurants
L'Oree du Bois
59 reviews
8.48 km away
Le Pot d'Etain
97 reviews
9.88 km away
Restaurant l'Auberge du Vermandois
16 reviews
10.09 km away
Indochine
51 reviews
11.51 km away
Nearby Attractions
Somme American Cemetery and Memorial
27 reviews
4.15 km away
Chemins d'Histoire Battlefield Tours
183 reviews
11.63 km away
La Maison du Textile
10 reviews
12.58 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Le Musee Du Touage staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;