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Coming to Bibracte

Bibracte is located in Burgundy, in the Morvan Regional Nature Park, on the border between Saône-et-Loire and Nièvre. The museum is located 4 km from the town of St-Léger-sous-Beuvray (Saône-et-Loire), at the foot of Mount Beuvray, on the D3.

By car

By the A6 motorway, Bibracte is 3h40 from Paris (exit 22: Pouilly-en-Auxois then Autun) and 2h20 from Lyon (exit 26: Chalon-sur-Saône Sud then Le Creusot, Etang-sur-Arroux).

On your GPS

To get to the Bibracte Museum, enter :

. Col du Rebout, 71990 Saint-Léger-sous-Beuvray or 

. GPS coordinates: 46.93182, 4.04882

By train

Arrival at the Creusot-Montceau TGV, on the Paris-Lyon line, then a shuttle bus to Autun and then a taxi (note that there is another non-TGV station in Le Creusot).

From 8 July to 27 August 2023: shuttle bus from Autun and Etang-sur-Arroux to Bibracte :

. Departure: Autun station at 10.15 am, Etang-sur-Arroux station at 10.45 am. Arrival at Bibracte at 11.15 am.

. Return: departure from Bibracte at 5.45 pm. Arrival at Étang-sur-Arroux station at 6.15pm, Autun station at 6.45pm.

Reservations required on 03 86 77 11 44 (the day before before 12 noon; for public holidays: the day before that day before 12 noon; for Saturdays and Sundays: Friday before 12 noon). Fare: 3 € for a round trip.


Public transport and carpooling

The Burgundy Region has set up the Mobigo, which lists all the means of transport available in Burgundy-Franche-Comté, including carpooling and buses between the TGV station in Le Creusot and Autun.

Moving around the archaeological site

By car

From 4 July to 28 August 2022, access to the archaeological site via the D274 road is forbidden to motorised traffic and bicycles during the museum's opening hours (10am / 7pm).

This measure, taken for safety reasons inherent to this period of high visitor numbers, also allows the preservation of the remains and a peaceful visit for pedestrians. The children can thus run around peacefully, and our guides can make themselves heard without raising their voices.

During the rest of the year, or between 7pm and 10am in summer, you can access the site with your vehicle or by bicycle.

By bus shuttle

From 8 July to 27 August 2023, during the period when access to personal vehicles is prohibited, a free shuttle service will be provided. 

It runs every day from 10.15am to 6pm (last return from the site). The bus departs near the museum and you can get on and off at your convenience at various points around the site. It rotates approximately every 20 minutes.

On foot

You can also enjoy a nice walk to the top of the site by a path that crosses the forest from the museum.

It will take you about 45 minutes and a positive difference in altitude of 200 m. Be careful, it climbs on the first part of the path, so avoid going in flip-flops!

To make sure you don't miss anything, explore the site on foot by following one of the three signposted paths: the Centre-ville de Bibracte (Bibracte town centre, 5.9 km, green signposting) offers an overview of the main remains, the Chemin de Maraude (Marauding way, 3 km, yellow signposting) offers spectacular panoramic views of the Morvan, while the Tour des remparts (Tower of the ramparts, 5.2 km, pink signposting) takes you along the ancient Gallic fortification.

Need to find your way around the site? Use the La Boussole application to geolocate yourself and discover the remains hidden beneath your feet (only in french).

Connecting to "la Boussole"



Archaeological and natural site

Open to the public all year round, 24 hours a day (free).


Open from 16 March to 11 November 2024, every day from 10am to 6pm. 
From 6 July to 31 August: open from 9.30am to 7pm.

The audioguide in English, German or Dutch is free of charge.

Restaurant Le Chaudron

From 17 March to 11 November 2024, open for lunch: Sundays, public holidays and school holidays.
From 6 July to 31 August: open every lunchtime.

Reservations are required for individuals and groups : +33 (0)3 85 86 52 40.


Museum entrance

Full price: €10
Reduced fee: €7
Free: children under 12

Includes admission to the temporary exhibition and free audioguide in English, German or Dutch.

Guided tour of the museum in English

Available on reservation.
Price: €11.50 per person if more than 12 people,
€138 for the group if less than 12 people.
Book with Justine Lemoine

Guided tour of the archaeological site in English

Available on reservation.
Price: €13.80 per person if more than 12 people,
€165.60 for the group if less than 12 people.
Book with Justine Lemoine

Gallic Day (in French)

Admission to the museum + Gallic meal at the restaurant Le Chaudron + guided tour of the archaeological site in French.
Full price: 32 €
Reduced fee: 29 €
Children under 12: 14€

Great Gallic Day (in French)

Admission to the museum + Gallic meal at the restaurant Le Chaudron + guided tour of the archaeological site in French + guided tour of the museum in French.
Full price:37 €
Reduce rate: 34 €
Children under 12: 14€



Restaurant Le Chaudron

Gallic meal at Le Chaudron restaurant

A unique opportunity to enjoy a meal "à la gauloise". The ingredients of this unique menu are organically grown and/or come from local producers.

Meal only : 
20 € without drinks
14 € for children under 12 years old

Reservation required on +33 (0)3 85 86 52 40.

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Shop and tourist information point

Open during the museum's opening hours.


You will find free access to toilets:
- in the museum
- near the restaurant Le Chaudron

Please note that there are no toilets or drinking water points on the archaeological site.

Baby equipment

Changing tables are available in the museum toilets.

You can borrow a pushchair and a baby carrier from the museum reception desk, on presentation of an identity document. To reserve, call +33 (0)3 85 86 52 40.

Picnic areas

You will find picnic tables:
- near the restaurant Le Chaudron,
- near the bus park,
- on the site, under the shelter at the Pâture du Couvent and to the left of the orientation table,
And you can also sit anywhere you like on the grass!


Dogs are not allowed inside the museum, even if they are small or carried in a bag. If you wish, you can leave your dog tied up in front of the entrance. Dogs are also not allowed in the Le Chaudron restaurant or in the free-flying birds of prey demonstration.

On the archaeological site, you can walk your dog on a leash.

Things to know before you go

Plan your route

Bibracte's specificity is that it is located in the middle of nature, far from any large agglomeration.
In order not to be caught off guard, it is best to prepare your itinerary before setting off. The signposts may be enough to find us, but a map or a good GPS can't do any harm. This will allow you to calculate how long it will take you to visit us.

Put on your shoes

Bibracte is two hundred hectares of forest and sometimes stony paths.
If you wish to leave the most frequented paths, it is preferable to take good shoes.

Allow time

You know when you will arrive at Bibracte, you don't know when you will leave...
There are so many possibilities for activities, so many walks to do, so many grassy spots to rest on that it will be difficult to keep to your schedule. Plan ahead!

vouchers to be collected at the museum

The Bibracte pass

When you buy your first full-price ticket, ask for your personal pass. It allows you to return throughout the season and attend all concerts and events free of charge.

The South Burgundy discovery booklet

For one full-price ticket purchased, get up to €100 off a selection of tourist sites in Southern Burgundy.

The "clé des musées" (museum pass)

For a full-price ticket purchased in one of the partner museums, reduced admission to the other museums.

The "Gauls and Romans in Burgundy" Archaeo Pass

Valid at the MuséoParc Alésia, the Rolin Museum in Autun, Bibracte and the Trésor de Vix-Musée du Châtillonnais.
For any full price ticket purchased at one of these sites, reduced rate for entry to the other three sites.


Motor disability

. 3 parking spaces
. bell to request human assistance
. adapted toilets in the car park, the restaurant and the museum
. main entrance to the museum on the same level
. lowered museum reception desk
. lifts in the museum
. museum visit document in the briefcase "Bibracte at your fingertips"
. loan of wheelchairs to the museum
. loan of equipment from the Morvan Regional Park pool on request, 48 hours in advance




Hearing disability

. voice assistance in the lift
. visual alarm in the museum toilets
. planned: subtitling of videos

Mental disability

. permanent exhibition with different reading levels
. museum team sensitised

Visual disability

. Bibracte at your fingertips" kit
. booklets to help you visit: Braille, drawings in relief,
. contrasting colours and large print.
. adapted audioguide speech


Are you disabled?
To prepare your visit: Pascale Plaza - +33 (0)6 75 65 23 86 /
For groups: Elodie Delhommeau - +33 (0)3 85 86 94 79 /