getting there


How to get there


By car

From Lille via the A25 motorway:

> In the direction Lille to Dunkerque, exit 7 (La Bassée / Béthune / Haubourdin / Santes), take the N41, exit M207 (Haubourdin) and follow Fromelles.

From Dunkerque by the A25 motorway:

> In the direction Dunkerque to Lille, exit 8 (Armentières), take the M222 and follow Bois-Grenier then Fromelles.

From Béthune, Arras or Lens by the A26 or the A21 motorway:

> On the N41, exit M222 (Herlies) then follow Fromelles. Follow  "FROMELLES (PHEASANT WOOD) MILITARY CEMETERY" signs.


By public transportation

Fromelles Mairie stop

From Lille:

> line 62 (without reservation) direction La Bassée Gare

> Line 62R (with reservation) direction La Bassée Gare

> Line 25R (with reservation) direction Aubers Wardhust

From Armentières:

> line 236 (without reservation) direction La Bassée Gare

> line 74R (on reservation) direction La Bassée Gare

From La Bassée:

> line 62 (without reservation) direction Lomme St Philibert

> line 236 (without reservation) direction Armentières Hôtel de Ville

> line 62R (on reservation) direction Lomme St Philibert

> line 74R (on reservation) direction Armentières Hôtel de Ville

Everything you need to know about booking transport:

Information on the ilevia website:



There is free parking in front of the museum. The area is big enough to accommodate coaches.

Public transport
Fromelles is served by the Lille metropolitan transport network (Ilévia).
To plan your journey, visit the Ilévia and SNCF websites.

For bus transports we advise you to download the Ilévia app for Androïd or Apple.

Some buses have to be previously booked at least 1h before departure. These lines have an R after the number on the timetables (e.g. 62R, 25R). Make sure you organized your return trip before leaving.

Distance from main towns/cities
Lille: 20 km
Ieper: 35 km
Arras: 40 km
Calais: 102 km
Paris: 229 km



In order to preserve the objects on display, flash photography is not permitted.



Eating and drinking is not permitted in the permanent exhibition area.



There are baby-changing facilities in the men’s and women’s toilets.



Pets are not allowed in the museum, except for guide dogs.



A space with coffee machine, drink and snacks distributor are available in the museum hall.

Information for disabled visitors

The Museum of the Battle of Fromelles is fully accessible to disabled visitors and people with reduced mobility. Resources for the deaf or hearing impaired are available on request at reception.

For further information, please contact us here.