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
Ouvert - Covid 19
    Oui (effectivement ouvert)
Informations Covid 19 : Réouverture du Centre de la Mémoire avec son espace muséum à partir lundi 15 juin aux horaires habituels. Mesures sanitaires : - Les règles de distanciation physique s’appliquent. - Du gel hydroalcoolique est mis à disposition. -
Charte sanitaire Covid 19
    Je m’engage à respecter les préconisations des autorités sanitaires publiques
Validation des périodes d'ouverture : Oui



Practical information


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

Visit duration120 min

Language Welcome : English Italian German

Services & equipment


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

Opening hours & prices

Opening hours

    from 23 june 2021 to 01 january 2100

Prices & payment

  • No entrance fee

Location & access

Centre de la Mémoire d'Oradour-sur-Glane

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