Practical information

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Opening times

  • New days and opening hours:

Due to the health crisis, our opening hours have changed:

During school periods: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm. Saturday and Sunday from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

During school holidays: every day from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm (except Tuesdays)

Ticket office closes at 5pm

> The shop / bookstore is open at the museum's opening hours. The safety measures are also respected: hand washing with a hand-sanitizer, one-way circulation and social distancing of 1m.


  • Health Pass

Following the latest health measures, from Friday 30 September, a health pass will be compulsory for all visitors aged 12 and 2 months and over who wish to visit the museum.

The checking will be done by QR code, either digital or paper format, using Tous Anti Covid Verif app.

The health pass consists of:

-          A certificate of complete vaccination or,

-          A negative RT-PCR or antigenic test less than 72 hours old, or

-          A certificate of Covid-19 recovery at least 11 days old and less than 6 months old.

Wearing a mask remains mandatory inside the museum for all visitors aged 6 and over.

More information about the health pass is available here:

  • Visiting conditions

> Wearing mask is obligatory from 6 years old.

>Before entering the building, hand washing is obligatory. Hand-sanitizer is available.

>Contactless payment is to be preferred. A tray is used to avoid exchange of money or ticket.

>Ground marks ensure respect of flow direction and safety distances.


  • Getting there

- By car: 

> Route via the A25 motorway, exit 8 (Armentières), take the M222 and follow Bois-Grenier then Fromelles

From Lille :

> Route via the A25 motorway, exit 7 (La Bassée/Béthune/Haubourdin/Santes), take the N41, exit M222 (Herlies) then follow Fromelles. Follow  "FROMELLES (PHEASANT WOOD) MILITARY CEMETERY" signs


- By public transportation: 

> métro ligne 1, station CHU Eurasanté + Bus 25R (by reservation) direction Wardhust (Aubers) and get off at Mairie stop (Fromelles)

> métro ligne 2, station St Philibert + Bus 62 direction gare La Bassée and get off at Mairie stop (Fromelles).

> métro ligne 2, station St Philibert + Bus 62R (by reservation) direction Centre (Illies) and get off at Mairie stop (Fromelles)



N.B.: The museum ticket office closes at 5 pm.

Length of visit: 45mins to 1hr


Audio guides are included in the admission fee and are available in four languages (French, English, German and Dutch).

Full price: €5

Reduced price: €3
Students, job seekers, visitors over 60 y.o.and war veterans.
Proof of eligibility must be provided

Under 18, holders of disability card, holders of C’ART or City Pass, members of ICOM, teachers, journalists, guides, coach drivers
Proof of eligibility must be provided
Find out more about the C’ART and City Pass? Click here and here!

Get the C'ART

We welcome you at the museum's ticket desk on opening times to create your C'ART.

Download the program of the exhibitions here

Group rate: €3.00 per person
(minimum 15 people) To find out more,
click here !

School rate: €2.00 per child
If you’re a teacher and want to find out more,
click here !

Guided tour of the museum: €50
To find out more,
click here !

Guided tour of the cemetery: €30
To find out more,
click here !

Accepted payment methods:
Cash, card, bank check.

How to get here

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.

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

Gift shop

The museum gift shop has a large selection of books in French and English, together with a wide variety of souvenirs, ornaments, jewellery and local crafts.

/!\ Items sold on-site only.

If you have any questions, please contact our gift shop manager, Pomme WILLCOX : / Tél. (+33)



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



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



The museum is not recommended for children under 8 years old, as some children may find some of the images disturbing.


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.