Coach car park5 parking spots
A genuine open-air museum, it realistically portrays the daily life of the successive inhabitants of our regions, through reconstructions based on numerous archaeological digs.
The Prehistoric age is illustrated by Neolithic dwellings (the first farmers and breeders) from the Bronze and Iron Ages.After stopping off at a Gallic house, you will discover the Gallo-Roman era, with a temple, necropolis, villa and barge (flat-bottomed boat).
The Léonce Demarez Interpretation Centre for Ancient Religions and Beliefs unveils the polytheistic religions practised in Northern Gaul until the dawn of Christianity.
The site comes to life on Sunday afternoons from mid-April to mid-October, with various craft demonstrations (bone carving, weaving, pottery, forging, bronze melting, Gallic cooking, etc.).
The last weekend of August is dedicated to experimental archaeology, with demonstrations of military manoeuvres, gladiator fights, etc.
Shop selling books, jewellery and archaeological reproductions.
Playground and cafeteria.
Information for individuals
Weekdays all year round from 9.00 to 17.00 • Also open Sundays and bank holidays from 14.00 to 18.00 from mid-April to mid-October • July and August: weekdays from 9.00 to 18.00 and from 14.00 to 19.00 on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays • Closed between 24/12/2020 and 10/01/2021.
adults €9.50 - children (4-12) €3.50 - children (<4) free of charge
In French on Sundays and bank holidays from mid-April to mid-October (every day in July and August)
Self-guided tour: 2 hrs • Guided tour: 1 hr (+ 20-minute presentation film)
Information for groups
- Monday 9:00 - 17:00
- Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00
- Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00
- Thursday 9:00 - 17:00
- Friday 9:00 - 17:00
- Saturday - 0:00
- Sunday - 0:00
adults: €5.50 (1 hr) - €8.50 (2 hrs) - €11 (3 hrs) • School groups: €4.50 (1 hr) - €7.50 (2 hrs) - €9.50 (3 hrs)
Guided tours in EN, FR, NL subject to prior booking • Module 1: Prehistory (1 hr) - Module 2: Gallo-Roman Period (1 hr) - Module 3: Museum (1 hr)
- 5 packages available for adults, including tasting of "Cervoise" Gallic beer
Mons - Tournai motorway (E42): exit Blaton, then follow the signs
Brussels - Lille motorway (A8): exit Frasnes, then follow the signs.