Centre de la Mémoire d'Oradour-sur-Glane



The Oradour-sur-Glane Memorial Centre presents a historical and documentary exhibition about the massacre which occured on June 10th, 1944, committed by a unit of the SS Das Reich Division, in the context of World War II. Its purpose it to testify, inform and to encourage visitors to think. It is a plea for worldwide peace. The events that occured on June 10th 1944: the people of'Oradour-sur-Glane were slaughtered by a group of approximately 200 waffen SS soldiers. The village was left intact after France was liberated, to show the atrocities committed by the Nazis and to remind us how important it is not to forget. It is a tribute to the 642 victims of a despicable crime.

Open 7 days a week from 9am to 6pm (5pm in winter, 7pm in summer). Last visit one hour before closing time. Closed annually from December 16th to January 31st. Free access to the martyred village via the Memorial Centre. Guided tours are available for groups of over 20 visitors.

Disabled accessibility

Open all year
Validation des périodes d'ouverture : Yes



Practical information


  • Carpark
    • Yes :
    • Nearby :
    • Coaches :
    • Free parking :
    • Open-air car park :
  • Groups welcome
    • Mini : 20

Visit duration120 min

Language Welcome : English Spanish German

Services & equipment


  • Carpark nearby
  • Coaches
  • Free parking
  • Open-air car park
  • Yes
  • Yes

Opening hours & prices

Opening hours

    from 15 january 2023 to 15 december 2023 monday, thuesday, wenesday, thursday, friday, saturday, sunday (Ouverture 7j/7 : du 15/01 au 28/02 : 9h-16h du 01/03 au 15/05 : 9h-17h du 16/05 au 15/09 : 9h-18h du 16/09 au 31/10 : 9h-17h du 01/11 au 15/12 : 9h-16h)

Prices & payment

  • No entrance fee

Means of payment

Holiday vouchers - Credit card - Cheque - Cash

Location & access

Centre de la Mémoire d'Oradour-sur-Glane

  • L'auze
  • lat. 45.929317 - lon. 1.034796